Thursday, 28 March 2019 16:31

What about the impact of moderate consumption of alcohol on kidneys disease?

In this prospective US study, the researchers found that low to moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages (1-15 drinks per week) was associated with a lower risk of developing chronic kidney disease. They conclude that a moderate intake, therefore, is not likely to be harmful to the kidneys.

 

Hu E et al, Alcohol consumption and incident kidney disease: results from the Atherosclerosis Risk in Communities Study, J Renal Nutrition 2019, 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1053/j.jm.2019.01.011

For more information about this article, read the scientific abstract here.

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