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DESCRIPTION: Decreasing animal protein and sodium intake appears more effective in treating calcium oxalate and uric acid kidney stones (nephrolithiasis) than restricting calcium or oxalates.
This can be considered a follow-up to my How to Prevent Kidney Stones With Diet (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-prevent-didney-stones-with-diet) video. For more on the whole acid-base thing, see Testing Your Diet with Pee & Purple Cabbage (http://nutritionfacts.org/video/testing-your-diet-with-pee-purple-cabbage/).
Anyone want to try to calculate their LAKE score for the day? Just multiply the number of servings you have of each of the food groups in the graph times the score. I got -79 for my diet yesterday—beat that! 🙂
Have a question for Dr. Greger about this video? Leave it in the comment section at http://nutritionfacts.org/video/how-to-treat-kidney-stones-with-diet and he’ll try to answer it!
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