Nutr Rev. 1993 Feb; 51(2): 44-6.
Vegetarian diets for treating nephrotic syndrome.
Tufts University School of Medicine, New England Medical Center Hospitals, Boston, MA 02111.
Vegetarian diets based on soy-protein appeared to be effective in treating the hyperlipidemia of nephrotic syndrome. Whether there is a unique effect of soy or whether all very low-fat, low-saturated-fat, low-cholesterol, and low-protein diets have similar effects remains unknown.