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Deborah Clegg Ph.D.

Deborah Clegg Ph.D.
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Deborah Clegg, PhD Dr. Clegg is a known expert in the field of metabolism with a specific interest in nutrition and how it interacts with physiology. She has authored over 150 articles in impactful journals such as The New England Journal of Medicine, JAMA, American Journal of Physiology, and the National Kidney Foundation. Dr. Clegg is a clinical dietitian, and, in this role, she has advocated for personalized nutritional approaches and liberalization of diets to enhance patient compliance and satisfaction. Dr. Clegg is a Distinguished Visiting Professor at American University and holds faculty appointments in the role of Professor at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA). Dr. Clegg and her research have been featured in many forms of media, to include the television program The View, and HBO series entitled ‘Weight of the Nation’, as well as in the popular press to include magazines such as Vogue, Mademoiselle, Ladies Home Journal, and Nature.
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Plant-based Diets Can Be Risky If You Have Kidney Disease

Plant-based diets can be risky in chronic kidney disease because they're high in potassium. However, there are options that may allow more plants in the diet.