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    Foods High in Oxalate - Topic Overview

    Oxalate is a compound found in some foods, and it is also produced as a waste product by the body. It exits the body through the urine. Too much oxalate may cause kidney stones in some people.

    Foods high in oxalate include:

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    • Beans.
    • Beer.
    • Beets.
    • Berries.
    • Chocolate.
    • Coffee.
    • Cranberries.
    • Dark green vegetables, such as spinach.
    • Nuts.
    • Oranges.
    • Rhubarb.
    • Soda (cola).
    • Soy beans.
    • Soy milk.
    • Spinach.
    • Sweet potatoes.
    • Tea (black).
    • Tofu.
    • Wheat bran.

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
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