Fruits and Vegetables May Help Protect the Kidneys, Texas A&M College of Medicine Study  
2/8/2013 7:40:29 AM

Adding fruits and vegetables to the diet may help protect the kidneys of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) with too much acid build-up, according to a study. Western diets that are based in animal and grain products are highly acidic and can lead to metabolic acidosis, when too much acid builds up in the body.