Skip to content

    Kidney Stones Health Center

    Font Size
    A
    A
    A

    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:

    Recommended Related to Kidney Stones

    Understanding Kidney Stones -- Prevention

    You can do many things to help prevent a recurrence of kidney stones. Knowing the stone's specific mineral composition can help determine which preventive steps are most likely to reduce your risk of getting another kidney stone. Check with your health care provider before making any major changes in your diet, but these general guidelines may be suggested depending on the type of kidney stone. Drink 2 to 3 quarts of liquid every day. Drinking plenty of fluid is probably the most important...

    Read the Understanding Kidney Stones -- Prevention article > >

    • 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.

    WebMD Medical Reference from Healthwise

    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
    1
    Next Article:

    Today on WebMD

    Kidney Stone
    SLIDESHOW
    5 Signs You Might Have A Kidney Stone
    Article
     
    Lots Of Water Part Of Kidney Stone Treatment
    Article
    Research To Prevent Kidney Stones Under Way
    VIDEO
     

    Thumbnails Kids Get Kidney Stones Too
    VIDEO
    Food And Drink To Keep Away Kidney Stones
    Article
     
    What Is A Kidney Stone Made Of
    Article
    7 wonders of Water Slideshow
    SLIDESHOW