Diet for kidney stones – Very useful for the persons those who facing kidney stone problems

Diet for kidney stones – Very useful for the persons those who facing kidney stone problems

Drinking 8-10 glasses of water daily helps keep the urine dilute – which will reduce the concentration of stone forming minerals in the urine. So follow this strictly

Drink Water daily - 8 to 10 glasses

Drink Water daily - 8 to 10 glasses

Reduce the salt (sodium) in the diet will very much helps to reduce the amount of calcium in the urine. Avoid foods high in sodium such as noodle and salty snacks, canned soups, processed meats.

Reduce the salt usage

Reduce the salt usage

Recent studies showing that the inclusion of at least two servings of high calcium foods per day in the diet reduces the rate at which calcium-containing kidney stones form. A cup of low-fat milk contains 300 mg of calcium.

calcium-food

calcium-food

Oxalic acid or oxalate is found mostly in foods from plants like spinach, strawberries, wheat bran, nuts and tea. Avoiding these foods may help reduce the amount of oxalate in the urine.

Oxalic acid

Oxalic acid

The body converts vitamin C into oxalate that increases kidney stone formation. A person who has a tendency to form kidney stones should consult a doctor or dietician before taking large doses of vitamins or minerals.

vitamin food

vitamin food

Sugar may also aggravate the development of calcium or calcium oxalate stones. People who get kidney stones should avoid sugary packaged foods.

Best foods reduces the kidney stone problems

Best foods reduces the kidney stone problems

Meats and other animal proteins – such as eggs and fish – contain purines, which break down into uric acid in the urine. Non-dairy animal proteins may also increase the risk of calcium stones by increasing the excretion of calcium and reducing the excretion of citrate into the urine.

drink a lot

drink a lot

Insoluble fibre found in wheat, rye, barley, and rice help to reduce calcium in the urine. It combines with calcium in the intestines, so that the calcium is excreted with the stool instead of through the kidneys.

wheat

wheat

In case of calcium oxalate stones, very large amounts of dairy products or foods high in oxalates like tea and chocolate should not be consumed.

dairy products or foods

dairy products or foods

One thought on “Diet for kidney stones – Very useful for the persons those who facing kidney stone problems

  1. neetesh
    November 2, 2011 at 8:06 am

    i have problem in kidney stone contact me

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