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Low Oxalate Diet

By Kristin Francois, PA-C


If you have experienced a kidney stone made from calcium oxalate you may benefit from making some nutrition changes to your diet.  A starting goal is often to limit oxalate to 40 mg per day.  Specific oxalate content is not listed on individual nutrition labels.  The following list may be initially helpful when making diet changes.  Please keep in mind this is for guidance, it is not all inclusive. 

 

HIGH OXALATE FOODS TO AVOID (typically 10mg oxalate/serving)

DRINKS

Black tea, hot chocolate, instant coffee, chocolate milk, dark beer, juice from high oxalate fruits, soy beverages.

 

Dairy

Soy cheeses, soy milk, soy yogurt, chocolate milk

 

FATS/NUTS/SEEDS

Peanut butter, almonds, tahini, sesame seeds, mixed nuts, soy nuts, cashews, pecans

 

GRAINS

whole wheat flour, wheat germ, wheat bran, pretzels, bran cereals, high fiber cereals, pretzels.

 

FRUIT

Strawberries, rhubarb, blackberries, blueberries, elderberries, figs, fruit cocktail, kiwis, citrus zest, tangerines, tangerines, dried apricots

 

VEGETABLES/BEANS

Baked beans, green beans, kidney beans, black beans, great northern beans, navy beans, beets, carrots, celery, collards, eggplant, dandelion greens, kale, leeks, olives, okra, parsley, green peppers, baked, boiled and fried potatoes, rutabaga, spinach, summer squash, sweet potato, zucchini, swiss chard.

 

Condiments

Black pepper (amount greater than 1 teaspoon)

Soy sauce

 

Misc

Chocolate

Parsley

 

 

 

LIMIT THESE MODERATE OXALATE FOODS (typically 2-10mg oxalate/serving)

 

DRINKS

Grape Juice, cranberry juice, orange juice, carrot juice, brewed coffee, draft beer, V8 juice, rosehip tea.

 

DAIRY

yogurt

 

FATS/NUTS/SEEDS

Flaxseed, sunflower seeds

 

GRAINS

Bagels, brown rice, corn starch, corn tortillas, fig cookie, oatmeal, ravioli, spaghetti in red sauce, white bread.

 

FRUIT

Apples, applesauce, apricots, cranberries, mandarin oranges, orange, fresh peaches, fresh pear, pineapples, purple plums, prunes, raspberries.

 

MEAT

Liver, sardines

 

VEGETABLES/BEANS

Artichoke, asparagus broccoli, brussel sprouts, broccoli, corn, canned carrots, fennel, lima beans, mustard greens, onions, parsnips, canned peas, tomato, tomato soup, turnips, vegetable soup, watercress, garbanzo beans, lentils

 

Misc

Potato chips, strawberry jam, thymes, ginger

 

 


LOW OXALATE FOODS
(typically less than 2mg oxalate/serving)

DRINKS

Apple cider, apple juice, apricot nectar, buttermilk, cherry juice, grapefruit juice, herbal teas, lemonade, limeade, lemon juice, lime juice, milk, pineapple juice, cranberry juice cocktail.

 

DAIRY

Cheese, buttermilk, milk

 

FATS/NUTS/SEEDS

Butter, margarine, mayonnaise, salad dressing, vegetable oil, pumpkin seeds

 

FRUIT

Avocados, bananas, cherries, grapefruit, huckleberries, grapes (green and red), mangoes, melons, nectarines, papaya, canned peaches, canned pears, green and yellow plums, raisins

 

MEAT

Bacon, beef, fish (except sardines), ham, lamb, pork, poultry, shellfish

 

GRAINS

Corn and rice cereals, cheerios, chicken noodle soup, egg noodles, English muffin, graham crackers, macaroni, white rice, wild rice, rice noodles, saltines, oat bran

 

VEGETABLES

Cabbage, cauliflower, chives, cucumber, endive, mushrooms, peas, radishes, water chestnuts, olives

 

CONDIMENTS:

Cinnamon, corn syrup, basil, Dijon mustard, dill, honey, imitation vanilla extract, jelly from low oxalate fruits, basil, ketchup, honey, maple syrup, oregano, peppermint, sage, sugar, vinegar, white pepper.

 

MISC

Gelatin, hard candy, Jell-O, lemon juice, lime juice, sherbet, cream cheese

 

 


 

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