Two Diets for the Prevention of Recurrent Stones – (01-17-02)

Two Diets for the Prevention of Recurrent Stones

It is still surprising to me that the idea that patients with recurrent kidney stones are given the recommendation to lower intake of calcium, despite the finding that calcium intake is just not associated with stones. Stones have more to do with a animal based over a plant based diet. Avoid caffeine, drinks copious amounts of water and choose predominately plant foods. Actually, calcium supplementation with calcium citrate many actually lower the risk of stones…

NEJM — Abstracts: Borghi et al. 346 (2): 77.

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For more than a decade, Dr. Bogash has stayed current with the medical literature as it relates to physiology, disease prevention and disease management. He uses his knowledge to educate patients, the community and cyberspace on the best way to avoid and / or manage chronic diseases using lifestyle and targeted supplementation.