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Doctors explain how a high-salt and a high-protein diet harm your kidneys

11/03/2022 05:30 PM | Click to read full article

Apart from the known fact that the kidney removes extra waste and fluid from the body there are a number of other functions that these organs perform together.

"Your kidneys also remove acid that is produced by the cells of your body and maintain a healthy balance of water, salts, and minerals—such as sodium, calcium, phosphorus, and potassium—in your blood," says National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases.