Protein Restricted Diets

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We’ve all been told that “we need our protein.” Protein builds muscle and contributes to healthy body tissue. They’re basically organic compounds of amino acids essential for our body’s health.

Some people, however, are on a low-protein diet for one reason or another. Kidney disease is one reason, because too much protein puts undue stress on kidneys.

Steve from York, PA is facing this exact situation and needs help finding the right mix of foods that will him follow a low-protein diet. I have some great tips for him, and for you too – just click “play” above and watch!

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John La Puma, MD

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