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Rock Salt vs Sea Salt: Which Salt is Best For You?

There are many different types of salt available these days. Which is better: rock salt vs sea salt? Read on to understand the differences between salts and if one type of salt better than another. What Is Rock Salt? Rock salt (also known as halite) is primarily sodium chloride. Rock salt is mined from salt …

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Gastric Bypass and Kidney Stones

A little discussed, but well established, side effect of gastric bypass surgery is an increased risk of kidney stones. What can you do to prevent kidney stones if you’ve had gastric bypass surgery? This article covers everything you need to know about gastric bypass and kidney stones. *Please note that this post contains clearly identified …

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Is Pickle Juice Good For Your Kidneys?

You may have heard that pickle juice is good for kidneys. Is there are truth to this? Should people with kidney disease or kidney stones drink pickle juice? Is pickle juice good for your kidneys? Pickle Juice Nutrition First, lets take a look at the nutritional composition of two fluid ounces of pickle juice. Salt …

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Who Needs a Low Oxalate Diet?

So, you had a kidney stone and were given some information about a low oxalate diet. Or, you did your research and you found some information online about oxalate and kidney stones. But, what the heck does a “low oxalate diet” even mean? And, why is that important? What Is Oxalate? Firstly, what is oxalate …

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Low Sodium Deli Meat: A Dietitian Weighs In

Is there such a thing a low sodium deli meat? Can low sodium deli meat be part of a low sodium diet? No matter what reason you are trying to avoid too much sodium, learn more about low sodium deli meat options. Low Sodium Nutrition There are many reasons why someone might want to limit …

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