To prevent kidney stones, eat these foods

 To prevent kidney stones, eat these foods


Many people suffer from kidney problems or the formation of stones, which are hard deposits of minerals and salts that form inside the kidneys.

And the exit of kidney stones is very painful, but it does not usually cause permanent damage if it is detected in time.

Red pepper

It is good for the kidneys because it is low in potassium and has an antioxidant called lycopene that offers protection against some types of cancer.

the Garlic

Garlic is the best kind of kidney-friendly spice that helps in preventing the crystallization of stones in the kidneys and also helps in maintaining their proper functioning.

Pumpkin seeds

It is rich in fiber, vitamin E, zinc, protein, copper, and iron that reduces the risk of bladder stones, and protects the kidneys from any external damage.


Lemons are low in oxalate (a natural, organic substance found in most foods that causes kidney stones). Its juice may help prevent its formation, and it is also high in potassium and citric acid, which increase urine volume and expel oxalate from the kidneys.


It is a rich source of phytochemicals that help protect the heart and kidneys, and according to experts, its regular consumption helps reduce inflammation, especially in the kidneys.

the banana

Vitamin B6 helps reduce urine oxalate formation, and bananas are a rich source of vitamin B6 and eating them helps reduce urine oxalate concentration.


Onions play a vital role in the prevention of kidney stones, and freshly chopped onions are part of a low-oxalate diet, and also reduce the risk of developing them to the maximum, so doctors recommend including them daily in your diet.


Eating an apple a day is very useful in preventing the risk of kidney stones. You can put some slices of apple on a fruit salad or have it with a glass of milk.


Watermelon is low in oxalate, and its high potassium content helps regulate acid levels in the urine. Potassium also acts as a natural solution to kidney stones and thus prevents their formation.


Prunes are low-oxalate fruits that can prevent the risk of developing kidney stones. Plum juice is best for kidney health. You should also consume a moderate amount of (dried prunes) because they contain slightly more oxalate than fresh prunes.


Raw green turnip is friendly to the kidneys as it is low in oxalate, and it is also high in potassium, vitamin C, and fiber which contribute to kidney health.


Cucumber acts as a natural solvent and helps dissolve small oxalate crystals, and helps the kidneys expel excess uric acid from the body, which may crystallize and form kidney stones, and you should refrain from eating cucumbers with added salt because it may cause a negative effect.


Doctors confirm that grapes can help reduce the formation of kidney stones by 50 percent because they are rich in polyphenols, a type of antioxidant that helps prevent the formation of oxalate crystals, which cause stones.

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