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Low-Oxalate Diet

Posted on Apr 13, 2009 in Health & Wellness

  The basics Low-oxalate diets are used primarily to control kidney stones. Approximately 1 in every 1,000 adults is hospitalized annually in the United States for kidney stones (renal calculi). Although kidney stones can be composed of different substances, more than 75% of the kidney stones in patients in the United States are made of calcium oxalate. All further mention of kidney stones in this section refers only to calcium oxalate stones. The information provided here does not apply to other forms of kidney stones. * Avoid high-oxalate foods such as beans, spinach, chocolate, wheat, and...

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