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Oxalate in Coffee and Kidney Stones: Do you Need to Worry?

Is coffee high in oxalates? The amount of oxalate in coffee is becoming a major concern among coffee lovers who’ve been seen to have oxalate sensitivity issues, and are looking to ensure their oxalate levels is in check. If you are among those of us who take a cup of coffee after another throughout the day to get things done,…

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Is Ginger High In Oxalate?

Question number one: Is ginger high in oxalate? Well, considering the many powerful health benefits attached to this plant, as an oxalate nutritionist, I wish to give the most precise answer to the question. And a good place to start is getting to understand this ginger a bit deeper. First, the plant originated from China, and it’s a flowering plant…

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How to Reduce Oxalic Acid in Spinach: Neutralizing Oxalates

Wanna know how to reduce oxalic acid in spinach, kale, and other green leafy foods, especially those you can’t imagine doing without? Well, you are reading the right post. Basically, we have two answers for this, one is using an enzyme and two is through boiling the spinach using the steps shared below. I begin with the simplest and surest…

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Oxalate Crystals Rash Treatment

In case you are seeking information about oxalate crystals rash treatment, this post is for you.To mention upfront, handling oxalate crystals rash is the same as talking about plant allergy rash treatment because the actual culprit here is the oxalate molecule. Skin irritation may come as a result of many things. Could be a plain disease like Eczema, Impetigo or…

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3 Low Oxalate Breakfast Ideas You Can Substitute

Here are several low oxalate breakfast ideas that would help paint a clear picture of how to prepare one in case someone with oxalate sensitivity needs some guidance. Well, let me be honest, personally, I like simple to follow recipes, anything complicated that’s for the chefs. In short, where do you get the time to keep referring when cooking a…

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Oxalates and Frequent Urination -Is there a Connection?

Is there a link between oxalates and frequent urination? Well, as at the time of this writing and what records say so far, there hasn’t been any specific clinical test to confirm oxalates and urinary frequency claims. However, physical observation on how patients behave after being diagnosed with conditions that trigger oxalate sensitivity, due to higher levels of it in…

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Oxalate Muscle Pain & Remedy

What is oxalate muscle pain? This is a type of pain that mostly affects muscle tissues like in the biceps, triceps, deltoid, quadriceps, tibialis anterior and pectoralis (or chest muscle). The pain often results from an accumulation of oxalate crystals in these tissues. People suffering from this kind of pain may link it to arthritis or gout or vulvodynia but…

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Low Oxalate Foods You can Master

If you are wondering how low oxalate foods are going to taste after having been directed to reduce your oxalate intake, trust me you’ll still enjoy your bites. Your diet will still be balanced and nutritious as before only that this time around the required nutrients will come from other foods with lower levels of oxalic acid. The medical reason…

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Is Oatmeal High in Oxalates Like Other Processed Grains?

Like we’d expect with most other cereal foods, is oatmeal high in oxalates? We will confirm this in a moment — below. But basically, most nutritious foods contain more oxalates. And since your body REALLY needs certain nutrients to stay healthy, the way to lower oxalate content in foods is using an oxalate reducing enzyme in your meals. Personally I…

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Supplements and Medications to Avoid on the Low Oxalate Diet

If you are looking for how to flush oxalates from body, you may also want to know what foods could increase the pain of your kidney stones, gout or fibromyalgia because of their high oxalate content, to avoid them. Top on that, there are supplements you may totally want to keep off for the same reason, or opt for low…