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Caffeine intake and the risk of recurrent kidney stones in adults, an analysis of 2007-2014 National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys

Habitual drinking of caffeinated beverages may promote the formation of kidney stones repeatedly in adults.

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Dietary intake of fiber, fruit and vegetables decreases the risk of incident kidney stones in women: a Women's Health Initiative report

Indulgence in fruits, vegetables, and other fiber-containing foods may hinder the development of kidney stones in post-menopausal women.

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Association between added sugars and kidney stones in U.S. adults: data from National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey 2007-2018

Increased intake of diets loaded with added sugars may fuel the development of kidney stones in men and women.

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Smoking and Risk of Urolithiasis: Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies

Cigarette smoking may promote the development of stones in the kidneys, bladder, and urethra.

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Salty Foods Boost Kidney Stone Risk

Salt Crystals Surrounded by Salty Foods

Think again if you think dehydration, bad genes, overweight, gout, hyperthyroidism, urinary tract infection, Crohn's disease, and cystinuria are the only things that can give you kidney stones. In 2014, researchers at the University of Parma, Italy, made an interesting observation from their study; they found out that generous consumption of a comp...

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Animal Protein Damages Kidney Function

Animal Protein Damages Kidney Function

We hear it all the time: protein. If we're hungry midafternoon, our coworker wonders if we didn't include enough protein in our lunch. If we say we're feeling tired lately, our sister asks if we're eating enough protein. If we twist our ankle, our neighbor wants to know… Okay, that's an exaggeration, but you get...

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Can a Plant-Based Diet Prevent/Treat Kidney Stones?

Can a Plant-Based Diet Prevent/Treat Kidney Stones?

Kidney stones affect approximately 1 in 11 people in the United States, although only 1 in 20 were affected 20 years ago. The incidence of kidney stones has been rising steadily after World War II and affects more men than women. Anyone who has passed a stone knows how painful it can be. Typically, those...

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