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Diet and lifestyle advice for the prevention of kidney stones

April 5, 2019 , by brojen barman
  Diet and lifestyle advice for the prevention of kidney stones Dr Brojen Barman MBBS,MS,MCh(Urology)   Name  ___________________Date______________PATIENT.No.________________________   Foods recommended Coconut water:It is high in potassium and magnesium,hence it helps prevent stone formation Vegetables:Carrots,Bitter Gourd(Karela)They are rich in menerals which acts as stone inhibitor Fruits and Juices:Bananas It is rich in vitamin B6 which breakdown oxalic acid in body and thereby prevents stone formation Lemon It is rich in citrates thereby preventing calcium oxalates stone formation   Pineapple juiceIt contains enzymes which breakdown fibrins thereby preventing renal stone formation FibresBarly,Oats They are rich in stone inhibitors Almonds It is rich in potassium and magnesium which act as stone inhibitor     Foods restricted Vegetables:Tomato,Palak and Amaranth Greens(Chaulai) they have high oxalate content which can lead to urinary stone Cauliflower,Brinjal,Mushroom It has high uric acid/purine content which causes stone formation Fruits and juices:Chikoo and Grapes They have high oxalate content which can lead to urinary stones Pumpkin It has high uric acid/purine content which causes stone formation Non-Vegetarian food:Mutton,Chicken,Fish,Egg they have high uric acid/purine content which causes stone formation Others:Cashew nuts It has high oxalate content whichcan lead to urinary stone.Chocolat/Cocoa,Other chocolate drink mixes,Tea and Coffee.They have  high oxalate content which can lead to urinary stone   __________________________________________________________________________________________Drink at least 10 to 12 glasses of water every day.Depending on the type of kidney stone your urologist may provide specific dietary advice. This information is not intended to replace the medical advice of your doctor or healthcare provider.Please consult your healthcare provider for advice about a specific medical condition.This document was last revised on:06/04/2019      

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