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Can lemon juice, lemonade, or other juices reduce my chances of getting kidney stones?
Yes, lemon juice can help reduce the risk of kidney stones. However, research suggests that other beverages, or supplements (including potassium citrate, phosphate or bicarbonate), may be preferable.
Be aware that cranberry juice (promoted to help with urinary tract infections) contains moderately high levels of oxalates, which may increase the risk of kidney stones. Also, be aware that acidic beverages such as lemon juice can erode tooth enamel, although there are steps you can take to reduce their effects on teeth. for details, sign in and read the full answer.
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