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Do beets cause kidney stones?

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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
46 years experience in Radiology
Possibly: If you have a tendency to form oxalate stones then food rich in oxalates like beets could contribute to stone formation.
Answered on Nov 19, 2019

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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
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Oxalate Levels: Beet juice has high levels of oxalate. If you are prone to forming oxalate stones the beet juice could hasten the stone formation.
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Possibly: Beets are high in oxalate. If you are prone to oxalate stone formation then a high intake of oxalate could increase the risk of stone formation.
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