Kidney stones is a painful urological disorder, nowadays it has become such a widespread health problem, there is stone formation in the kidney, ureter, or bladder. Kidney stones can be of different types (uric acid stones, calcium oxalate stones, cysteine stones, and struvite stones). Diet is among various factors that can stimulate or stop kidney stone formation.

Therefore your Diet must contain:-

  • Consumption of adequate water throughout the day.
  • Consume few oxalate-rich foods.
  • Involve low salt and animal protein diet.
  • Continue eating calcium-rich foods, but be cautious with calcium supplements.
  • Must include adequate fibers in your Diet.

Following is the Diet Chart given for Kidney Stones:

Vegetables

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Broccoli
  • Asparagus
  • Cauliflower
  • Lettuce
  • Squash
  • Onions
  • Zucchini
  • Mushrooms
  • Bottle Gourd
  • Ridge Gourd
  • Pumpkin
  • Round Gourd
  • Spinach
  • Rhubarb
  • Soy
  • Peas
  • Carrots
  • Green onions
  • Green peppers
  • Celery
  • Beans
  • Beets
  • Summer squash
  • Sweet potato
  • Eggplant
  • Cucumbers
  • Bell Peppers
  • Okra

Fruits

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Honeydew
  • Watermelon
  • Red and green grapes
  • Plums
  • Apples
  • Cantaloupe
  • Cherries
  • Peaches
  • Lemon
  • Dates And Apricot
  • Banana
  • Blackberries
  • Blue berries
  • Cranberries
  • Currants
  • Strawberries
  • Concord grapes
  • Raspberries
  • Nuts like cashew, pistachio, almond, peanuts.

Legumes/Grains

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Moong Dal
  • Bengal Gram
  • Sorghum (Jowar)
  • Corn
  • Wheat,
  • Pearl Millet (Bajra)
  • Brown Rice
  • Kidney Beans
  • Soy Beans
  • Chikpea (white chaney)

Spices/Herbs

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Ginger
  • Pepper
  • Mustard Powder
  • Salt (limit)

Other Foods and Drinks

To Consume

To Avoid

  • Drink 2-3 liters of Water everyday
  • Coconut Water
  • Lemon Juice
  • Carrot Juice
  • Yogurt
  • Whole Grain Food
  • Wheat germ
  • Chocolate
  • Tofu
  • Meat
  • Eggs
  • Fish
  • Alcohol
  • Cocoa
  • Black Tea and Coffee
  • Carbonated and Soft Drinks
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