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Can silk almond milk cause kidney stones?

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Dr. Robert Bennett
Urology 30 years experience
STONES: It has been shown that a high ca diet in a normal person is less likely to cause kidney stones than a low ca diet and both are more likely to cause stones than a normal dietary calcium intake. It's not the calcium in it's the lack of volume and the oxalate intake.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Almonds and stones: Almond milk has oxalate; Calcium oxalate is most common stone; reasons include: dehydration; excess calcium in urine; excess oxalate in urine; low citrate in urine. Diet: avoid spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans; increase orange juice 8 oz twice daily; add ReaLemon extract: 5 tblspns per day; increase fluid 4 liters/day; minimize meat and salt

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