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October 18, 2011 Uncategorized

Dietary Chart for Patients with Urinary Stones

 

 

Foods Recommended:

 

Coconut water-

It is high in Potassium and Magnesium, hence it helps prevent Stone formation.

Vegetables

 

Carrots & Karela-

They are rich in minerals which act as Stone inhibitors

Fruits and Juices

Bananas-

It is rich in vitaminB6, which breakdown oxalic acid in the body and thereby prevents Stone formation

Lemon-

It is rich in citrates, thereby preventing calcium oxalate stone formation

Pineapple juice-

It contains enzymes which breakdown fibrins, thereby preventing renal stone formation

 

Fibres

 

Barley, Oats-

They are rich in stone inhibitors

Almonds-

It is rich in Potassium and Magnesium which act as stone inhibitor

 

Foods To Be Restricted:

 

 Vegetables

 

Tomato, Palak and Chulai-

They have high Oxalate content which can lead to  urinary stones

Cauliflower, Brinjal, Mashroom-

It has a 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 a high uric acid/ purine content which causes Stone formation

 

Non- Vegetarian food

 

Mutton,Chicken, Fish, Egg-

They have a high uric acid/ purine content which causes Stone formation

Cashew Nuts-

It has a high Oxalate content which can lead to urinary stones

Chocolate/ Cocoa, Other chocolate drink mixes, Tea and Coffee-

They have high oxalate content which can lead to urinary stones

 

 

Diet for Specific Types of Stones:-

Calcium or Oxalate stones:-

Drink 10-12 glasses of water each day

Limit high calcium foods like Dairy products and high-oxalate foods like Coals, Peanuts, Chocolate.

Don’t overuse Antacids.

Uric Acid Stones:-

Drink 10-12 glasses of water each day

Limit high Purine foods like Meat, Vegeatbles, Beer, Wine.

 

Struvite Stones:-

Drink 10-12 glasses of water each day

Caused by infections, you must take precautions for avoiding infections and drink lots of water.

 

Cystine Stones:-

Drink 10-12 glasses of water each day

Limit intake of Fish (It is high in Methionine).

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