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What you eat could affect how well your kidneys function.

Researchers at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston looked at data on 3-thousand women who participated in the study.

Those who'd consumed diets high in sodium and drank at least two artificially-sweetened beverages a day had a higher risk for kidney function decline later in life.

There was no association, however, found between drinks sweetened with sugar and kidney function.

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