Medically reviewed and edited by Tod Cooperman, M.D.
Find out which supplements, foods and beverages may increase or decrease the risk of kidney stones, including information about potassium, calcium, choline, turmeric and curcumin, vitamin C, as well as foods and beverages such as green tea, lemon juice, orange juice, cranberry juice, chocolate and almonds.
Find out if cocoa and chocolate can cause kidney stones, such as calcium oxalate kidney stones, the amount of oxalates found in cocoa powders and chocolate bars, and more. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Find out if coconut water can help prevent kidney stones, or dissolve them, by increasing urinary citrate, or if there are better ways. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Information about lemon juice, lemonade, orange juice, cranberry juice and other juices for increasing urinary citrate and reducing the risk of kidney stones.
ConsumerLab explains green tea's potential health benefits for everything from fighting cancer to helping your heart.
What is the difference between turmeric spices used in the kitchen and turmeric supplements? Is sprinkling turmeric on my food equivalent to taking a turmeric supplement? ConsumerLab's answer explores this question.
Find out the daily value of vitamin C, along with possible side effects of excessive vitamin C intake. ConsumerLab explores the topic of proper vitamin C supplement usage, and why taking too much can be harmful.
Find out the best way to take turmeric and curcumin supplements to increase absorption and bioavailability. ConsumerLab.com's answer explains.
Potassium citrate for kidney stones - can it help? Find out if you can reduce the risk of kidney stones with Potassium citrate.
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