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What are high oxalate containing foods one can avoid to reduce calcium oxalate stones in my kidneys?Plz send me list to avoid such food in my diet

What are high oxalate containing foods one can avoid to reduce calcium oxalate stones in my kidneys?Plz send me list to avoid such food in my diet

Oxalate: Although many foods contain oxalate, only nine foods are believed to increase importantly in the urine and then promote kidney stone formation. They are: beets, spinach, rhubarb, strawberries, nuts, chocolate, tea, wheat bran, and all dry beans (fresh, canned, or cooked), excluding lima and green beans. It is best to avoid these foods. Drinking 3 to 4 liters per day of fluid is essential. ...Read more

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Nutrition (Definition)

Nutrition is the synergistic combination of nutrients found in food and water that allows the human body to perform all essential ...Read more


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In case of high blood pressure which food can eat?

In case of high blood pressure  which food can eat?

Restrict salt intake: The DASH diet recommend low salt (sodium restricted to 2000 mg/day) or approx 2 teaspoons of salt or less /day. Please be mindful of foods with hidden salt in them - cold cuts, cheese for instance. Avoid canned foods - typically preserved with salt or brine. A diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables is ideal - ...Read more

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What foods are high in phosphorus?

What foods are high in phosphorus?

High Phos Food: Many different types of food have high phosphorus content. National Kidney Foundation website has an easy-to-read list: https://www.kidney.org/atoz/content/phosphorus ...Read more

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Can nutrition labels list all the vitamins and minerals contained in the food?

Can nutrition labels list all the vitamins and minerals contained in the food?

Probably not: The labels will cover anything required by law and contents that the manufacturer thinks will be an inducement to purchase the product. That leaves a lot of room for other ingredients, preservatives, etc. Testing is rare in this arena by independent laboratories. The buyer must beware. ...Read more

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What foods are low in phosphorus?

What foods are low in phosphorus?

Here's a list: Here's a pretty good list: http://www.Livestrong.Com/article/28674-list-foods-low-phosphorus/ some of the foods listed: fish, carrots, onions, green beans, jam, honey, white rice, soy milk. ...Read more

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What are good high protein foods with low sodium foods?

What are good high protein foods with low sodium foods?

Depends: If you eat dairy products you can try greek yogurt or cottage cheese (otherwise soy/almond/coconut yogurt). Non dairy sources include chia seeds, beans, lentils, quinoa, eggs, artichokes, broccoli, avocado, asparagus, tofu, peas, spinach, beet greens, peanuts, pistachios, sesame seeds, garbanzo beans. ...Read more

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Please suggest what foods are high in magnesium and potassium?

Please suggest what foods are high in magnesium and potassium?

Organic greens: Organic fruit and vegetables are better sources than non-organic. http://drfairchild.blogspot.com/2012/12/magnesium-benefits.html. ...Read more

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Which vegetables low in iron content?

Which vegetables low in iron content?

Low Iron foods?: Here are a few low iron vegetables to get you started: radicchio, turnip greens, watercress, broccoli, carrots, pumpkin, winter squash, sweet potato, tomatoes, cabbage, cucumbers, cucumbers, eggplant, radish, peppers, rutabaga, turnip, celery, string beans, bean sprouts, cauliflower... For full list, see: http://dietgrail.Com/iron/. ...Read more

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Is banana low in purine? And where can I find an accurate list of foods high and low in purines? Thank you very much :)

Is banana low in purine?
And where can I find an accurate list of foods high and low in purines? 

Thank you very much :)

It turns out: this is harder to find than I thought! I actually could not find such a list on the USDA web page. I did find a list at acumedico.com/purine.htm which is quite extensive, and while I have no reason to doubt its reliability, I have no way to substantiate it either. It looks pretty good to me though:) Stay well! ...Read more

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What foods are high in iron for low iron deficiency?

What foods are high in iron for low iron deficiency?

A lot actually: Here is a list of the top 10 iron rich doods by Kathleen Zelmam. Please click on the provided links: Www.webmd.com/diet/features/top-10-iron-rich-foods Www.redcrossblood.org/learn-about-blood/health-and-wellness/ ...Read more

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What food is high in carbs and potassium, but low on sodium and calories?

What food is high in carbs and potassium, but low on sodium and calories?

Most grains.: Most grains are high in carbs and low in sodium, unless added. All are high in potassium. ...Read more

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Fiber- are there any fiber drink mixes or supplements that are useful in bulking up stool to combat chronic IBS related diarrhea? Gluten free as well?

Fiber- are there any fiber drink mixes or supplements that are useful in bulking up stool to combat chronic IBS related diarrhea? Gluten free as well?

Yes there are many: There are several like benefiber drink mix, viacost organic hempprotein high fiber drink, andfitsmart protein fiber shakes you can get these on line from amazon or others by googling for it. ...Read more

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Looking for food ideas high in protein. Avoiding meat due to ibs. Any suggestions.

Looking for food ideas high in protein. Avoiding meat due to ibs. Any suggestions.

Protein with IBS: Best protein in nature is egg white. Your bowel should not be irritated by egg albumin at all. Whey protein is also excellent. You can purchase natural whey. Be careful about additives. Quinoa also is excellent protein. If you eat Quinoa, start with small amounts and gradually increase. Egg whites are BEST ...Read more

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Can lactose intolerance cause malabsorption in other vitamins, minerals and nutrients?

Can lactose intolerance cause malabsorption in other vitamins, minerals and nutrients?

Usually not!: Diarrhea is not a common problem with lactose intolerance, but does occur. It is conceivable that micronutrients such as zinc may not be absorbed. This is rare. More commonly, bloating, gas, and cramping occur. Is would be very unusual to have malnutrition secondary to lactose intolerance. ...Read more

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Read that most branded breakfast cereals(even those low in sugar & saturate fat) are made by high heat extrusion process & most nutrients r lost.True?

Read that most branded breakfast cereals(even those low in sugar & saturate fat) are made by high heat extrusion process & most nutrients r lost.True?

TRUE: except nutrients (Vitamins etc) are generally ADDED as the next step (as is sugar unfortunately) Look for "natural" cereal products (Available in most "Health Food" Stores or Supermarkets! Hope this helps! Dr Z ...Read more

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Please explain what foods are high in calories but low in nutritional value?

Please explain what foods are high in calories but low in nutritional value?

Most man made foods: I always have the same answer for this question. Eat God made food and leave the man made food alone ...Read more