Is it really healthy to restrict protein intake for kidney transplant recipients? Study suggests that sufficient protein intake is necessary to prevent sarcopenia after kidney transplantation

It is commonly believed that patients with chronic kidney disease should limit their protein intake given that excessive protein worsens kidney function. However, a new study indicates that changes in skeletal muscle mass are positively correlated with protein intake, suggesting the necessity of adequate protein intake to improve muscle mass after kidney transplantation.

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