Kidney Stones

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Top 10 Tips to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

Kidney health is important for everyone! But, some people have extra motivation to keep their kidneys healthy. Maybe you’ve donated a kidney and want to make sure your single kidney stays healthy. Maybe you have a family history of kidney disease and want to do everything you can to prevent it from happening to you. […]

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Oxalate in Coconut Milk & Other Plant Based Milks

An exciting new article was published in the Journal of Renal Nutrition this month. Yes, I know I am a nerd – who else gets excited about scientific research papers? This article is so exciting because it finally gives us an accurate amount of oxalate in coconut milk and other common plant based milks! Read

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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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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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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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