Harvard Health Letter

The kidney stone diet: Not as restrictive as you may think

Reducing but not eliminating oxalate, salt, and animal protein in your diet can help keep kidney stones from recurring. When you get a kidney stone, a change in diet is in order. You’ll need to avoid foods that are high in certain substances — such as oxalate — that can lead to the formation of more kidney stones. But watch out for exhaustive lists of foods to avoid, warns Dr. Brian Eisner, co-director…

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