Flashback Friday: How to Prevent and Treat Kidney Stones with Diet

published 7 months ago by Michael Greger M.D. FACLM

Interventional studies support the population data that animal protein consumption appears to markedly increase the risk of kidney stones. Decreasing animal protein and sodium intake appears more effective in treating calcium oxalate and uric acid kidney stones (nephrolithiasis) than restricting calcium or oxalates.

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