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TIPS FOR PEOPLE WITH KIDNEY STONES

Post by on Sunday, December 19, 2021

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A kidney stone is a solid, pebble-like piece of material that can form in one or both of your kidneys when high levels of certain minerals are in your urine. 
 
Diet Tips for People with Kidney Stones: 
 
1.Drink more water: Drink plenty of oral fulids. 8 to 10 glasses a day, or about a gallon a day and at night too.
 
2. Limit food high with oxalates: Foods with oxalates include spinach,  wheat germ, soybean crackers, peanuts, chocolate, sweet potatoes as well as grapes, celery, green peppers, raspberries, fruit cake, and strawberries . 
 
3. Limit animal protein like beef, poultry, seafood because animal proteins can cause a build up of uric acid, decreasing meat and seafood intake helps prevent kidney stones many times.
 
4.Limit sodium intake. Sodium should be limited to 2,300 milligrams (1 teaspoon) or less each day. 
 
5. Eat more fiber, at least 25g a day. Fiber includes beans, whole wheat breads, wheat cereals, cabbage, and carrots.

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