Developing a few healthy habits and following a healthy lifestyle is enough to keep you fit and lessen the risk of developing kidney stones.
Keep Yourself Hydrated: It is exceedingly important to drink sufficient amount of water all through the day, and more so if you live in a comparatively warm climate or sweat too much. Drink at least 2 to 3 liters of water without fail.
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Cut Down the Intake of Oxalate Rich Foods: Plan a kidney stones diet if you experience any of the symptoms of kidney stones. Limit the intake of foods rich in oxalate such as green leafy vegetables, cruciferous vegetables like cauliflower, cabbage, broccoli along with cucumber, tomatoes, fruits like bananas, cherries, grapes, mangoes, nuts like almonds, peanuts and tofu and soybean.
Be Cautious About taking Calcium Supplements: There is no need to limit the intake of calcium rich foods through the diet because calcium from foods doesn’t have any effect on kidney stones, but it is important to turn to your physician about intake of calcium supplements if you are suffering from kidney stones.
Have a Low Sodium Diet: Restrict the use of table salt in your food to 1500-2300 mg per day.Limit the Intake of Coffee, Green and Black Tea, Soft Drinks, Alcohol, Chocolate and Cocoa.
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