Health tip # 30

Foods that causes Kidney stones

Kidney stones form when certain chemicals become concentrated enough in the urine to form crystals. Certain foods and drinks contain chemicals that can lead to these crystals. It forms when calcium in your urine combines with oxalate. It is suggested that we should limit below foods to avoid formation of those painful crystal. These are some foods and drinks which contain more oxalate.

  • Baked potatoes that too when you eat it with its skin
  • Cocoa powder
  • Beetroot
  • French fries
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Soft drinks mainly Coke and Pepsi
  • Too much red meat
  • Almonds and other nuts

As the quote says, “Prevention is better than cure”

  • Drink plenty of water. It will dilute the substance that lead to stones. One of my friend in medical hospital said me once, “If you don’t drink water once in every one hour, then you are killing your Kidney”
  • As above cause says too much red meat can create chaos. Limit your intake of red meat, sea foods which will help you to reduce the level of uric acid.
  • Follow low-sodium diet to avoid formation of more amount of calcium in your urine.
  • I don’t hate soft Coke and Pepsi, but when it comes to health I won’t compromise. Soft drinks are unlikely to trigger kidney stones unless consumed in extremely high amounts.

As long as foods are consumed within limit, we are safe.

 

43 thoughts on “Health tip # 30

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  1. That’s great……I too was having an 8mm stone……………but it came out naturally by regular medication and on controlling my eating habits. For a year I made distance from street food, cold drinks junk food, non veg.
    Thanks for writing on this topic………..

    Only your good daily eating habits and drinks plenty of water can resolve this.

    But yes prevention is better than cure,
    Don’t eat too much outside,

    Don’t drink water after meal alteast for 45min.

    Thanks Chiru for sharing this good health tip# 30 great job. May this help the needfull.

    Well I have also written an article about Constipation…….
    There I have shared some health tips which one follow on day to day basis and it will also help those have stones. This the link

    https://sankshepthesummary.wordpress.com/2018/08/23/global-warming-constipation/

    Check it out………

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    1. I am happy that you got out of it..
      Seriously I have been with people who suffered so much pain with it..
      That’s right.. good eating habits and regular water intake…
      I will have a look at your post…

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    1. Beetroot is so good for health but as it says over the limit is not that good..
      but don’t wrry our mom’s cook it under considerable temperature to avoid forming crystals

      Like

  2. Hey you ,penned well
    Short but valuable
    Nice one
    Thanks for sharing

    Cocoa powder 😣 love dairy milk very much & have it weekly
    Beetroot. 😣 Eat it for skin whitening
    Soft drinks mainly Coke and Pepsi 😣😣 like it
    Almonds and other nuts 😣😣😣 like it & have it a lot
    .Too much red meat 😀 Thank God , I’m veg 💪

    Keep sharing 💙
    I want to know more & more health tips .

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