Comparative Effects of Low-Carbohydrate High-Protein Versus Low-Fat Diets on the Kidney

In healthy obese individuals, a low-carbohydrate high-protein weight-loss diet over 2 yearswas not associated with noticeably harmful effects on GFR, albuminuria, or fluid and electrolyte balance compared with a low-fat diet.


Foster (2010). "Weight and Metabolic Outcomes After 2 Years on a Low-Carbohydrate Versus Low-Fat Diet: A Randomized Trial." Annals of Internal Medicine 153(3): 147-157.