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Does spinach cause kidney stones?

By | Food for thought, Health, Nutrition | No Comments

 

What does spinach have in common with potato chips and rhubarb? If you guessed high levels of oxalate, you would be correct. Read on, if you want to know more about it and how it might be impacting your health negatively.

Strangely, many of the high oxalate foods are actually what we consider healthy foods. They are primarily found in plant foods, such as vegetables (spinach, broccoli, carrots, celery, etc.), fruits (most berries, oranges, figs, etc.), grains (wheat, etc.), legumes, spices, herbs and almost all nuts and seeds. Read More

5 Ways To Limit Your Fluoride Intake (and why you should)

By | Dining, Food for thought, Health, Life/Wellness Coaching, Nutrition, Prevention, Uncategorized | No Comments

Smiling childRecently I came across the topic of fluoridation of our drinking water (again). This is a hot button topic and there are many differing opinions on the subject, specifically what level is safe, if any. The issue is that most of us consume fluoride without even knowing it and with little control over how much we are ingesting. Read More

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