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High dietary sodium, potassium may worsen chronic kidney disease

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High dietary intake of sodium and potassium may speed the progression of kidney disease, according to a new study. Researchers found that high urinary excretion levels of both sodium and potassium were linked with faster progression of chronic kidney disease. Additionally, they noted that patients with chronic kidney disease tend to consume sodium above the recommended daily limit. An estimated 26 million people in the United States have chronic kidney disease.
Nutrition Research News — ScienceDaily