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Potassium in Pizza: What You Need To Know

This article was written by dietetic student Maria Vargas Guzman & reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG. There is obviously a reason everyone loves pizza. Honestly, why wouldn’t we? Pizza is the perfect combination: crispy crust and melty cheese. It’s also convenient, cheap, and is a great way to make vegetables tasty! However, if you …

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Diet for Uric Acid Kidney Stones: 4 Steps for Prevention

There is no single kidney stone diet for everyone. Instead, nutrition for kidney stone prevention needs to be specialized to the kind of kidney stone you have. Read on to learn all about diet for uric acid kidney stone prevention. Or, check out my post about nutrition for calcium oxalate kidney stones. *Please note that …

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Renal Diet Snacks You Wished You Knew Earlier

This article was written by dietetic student Yuning Liu & reviewed by Melanie Betz MS, RD, CSR, CSG. While some people eat 3 meals a day, others may spread out their food and eat smaller meals and some snacks. After all, it is up to you to decide when and what to eat.  However, food choices and …

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Top 8 Reasons You Keep Getting Kidney Stones On A Low Oxalate Diet

You’ve been diligently following a low oxalate diet and you keep getting stones. How can this be? It is a terrible place to be in: thinking you are doing everything “right” and still getting stone after stone. There must be more to the puzzle. Low oxalate diets are not necessarily the most effective way to …

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Can Kidney Stones Be Caused By Stress?

Your emotional health is equally important to your physical health. The “mind-body” connection doesn’t get as much credit as it should. Stress is rampant in our lives and contributes to a host of health conditions, including kidney stones. *Please note that this post contains clearly identified affiliate links.  If you click on these links and …

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