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Paul Pepper: Dr. Smrita Dorairajan, Truman Veterans' Hospital, "Plant-Based Diet"

Looking to make a change in your diet for the betterment of your kidneys? DR. SMRITA DORAIRAJAN, nephrology specialist at Truman Veterans' Hospital, suggests looking into a plant-based diet for the following reasons (among others): it helps to maintain ideal body weight, and it helps to reduce high blood pressure; in turn, it reduces heart trouble and progression of kidney disease. March 13, 2023

Travis McMillen is the senior media producer at the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute. For KBIA, Travis oversees production of Views of the News and The Daily Blend with AC.
Paul Pepper was a fixture on the mid-Missouri airwaves from 1969 until his retirement in 2023. He started hosting Radio Friends with Paul Pepper for KBIA-FM in 2009 after a remarkable 40-year on-air career at KOMU-TV.
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