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Dr. Vikram Chauhan - MD (Ayurveda)

Monday, September 28, 2015

Diet for Kidney Stones | Dietary Changes in Renal Calculi

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  • Drink up to 3 liters of fluids per day
  • Check your weight, obesity may lead to increased risk of kidney stone formation.
  • Limit salt intake.
  • If you are a non – vegetarian, try and switch to vegan sources like nuts, lentils, dried peas etc. in moderate amounts.
  • Include Vitamin C in diet.
  • Include Wheat, Rye, Barley and Rice in diet.
  • Dark green leafy vegetables.
  • Carrot juice is also good for kidney stone patients.
  • Include Papaya in diet
  • Brown rice instead of plain rice.
  • Potassium rich fruits and vegetables.
  • Vegetables – Cauliflower, Broccoli and Onion.
  • Mushrooms and asparagus.
  • Fruits – squash, peach, cherries, plum, grapes, watermelon, antelope, apple etc.
  • Limit caffeine intake and avoid black coffee especially if you have oxalate stones
  • Avoid spinach, strawberries, chocolates, rhubarb, wheat bran, nuts and tea.
  • Avoid red meat.
  • Limit milk and milk products intake like yoghurt, Paneer etc.
  • Vegetables -Green onion, green pepper, celery, cabbage, beans, Wheat bran wheat germ, chocolate and Tofu
  • Fruits -Sweet potato, black berries, blue berries, currants, raspberries etc.
NOTE: Avoid high sugar containing fruits if the patient is Diabetic.

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