In this video, Dr. Berg answers the question about ketogenic diet and reversing kidney disease. High levels of glucose and insulin create oxidative damage to four tissues; brain (nerves), heart, eye and kidney.
B-hydroxybutyrate that is in ketone can provide an alternative fuel, it also has benefits to the kidney and decreases oxidative stress.
Ketosis can counter the damage from a high carb diet.
• Potassium is protective to the kidney
• Certain amino acid can slow progress of kidney damage
• It is important to consume nutrient-dense foods – it protects the side effects and complications of the oxidation
• low carb diet – it is very beneficial to the kidney