Low Oxalate Diet
Who is a low oxalate diet for?
Kidney stones are caused by a buildup of minerals in the urine. Calcium, oxalate (OXuh-layt), and uric acid may lead to kidney stones ...
How do I follow a low oxalate diet?
Here are some important points to remember: Oxalates are found in a wide variety of foods. Foods that come from animals usually have ...
Low Potassium Diet
Low Salt Diet
What is a low sodium diet?
The main source of sodium in the diet is the salt added to packaged and processed foods and in foods from restaurants. Processed foods ...
Why should I reduce sodium in my diet?
Reducing sodium intake lowers blood pressure in people with high and borderline high blood pressure. Reducing sodium can also help to ...
What are the guidelines for sodium?
Several professional organizations have issued evidence-based guidelines for reducing sodium intake. Most clinicians agree that people ...
How do I cut down on sodium?
Although it is difficult to abruptly cut back on the amount of sodium in the diet, most people find that their taste adjusts quickly to ...
What foods should I choose?
The following are examples of foods that are generally low in sodium. Check the label to determine the amount of sodium, as amounts can ...
What foods should I avoid?
Many foods, especially those that are processed, have a high sodium content. Breads – Biscuits, prepared mixes (pancake, muffin, ...
Low Uric Acid Diet
What are the basics of a low uric acid or gout diet?
High levels of uric acid can cause gout. High purine foods in a diet can increase uric acid levels in the body. Therefore, the gout ...
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