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Can renal stone patients have spinach

Spinach is a nutrient-rich green vegetable, containing a lot of carotene, iron, vitamins, folic acid and potassium and other trace elements. With the protection of vision, anti-aging, prevention of constipation, detoxification, rich and other functions. But can those who have kidney disease eat spinach?

There are plenty of purines in spinach. After entering our body, purine needs to be metabolized, and the final product is uric acid. Uric acid can promote oxalate deposition in the urine. So, if there is too much purine, its metabolic abnormalities, a large number of oxalates will be deposited in the urine and develop into kidney stones. So kidney stones patients should try to avoid eating less spinach.

Spinach also has a lot of oxalic acid. Each 100g of spinach contains 6ml oxalic acid. The location of oxalic acid is one of the major causes of kidney stones. So, once a lot of spinach on the health of kidney disease is detrimental. But it is not absolute.

If reasonable and appropriate measures are taken, the hazards of oxalic acid may be reduced. For example, if there are spinach, kidney disease patients can drink plenty of water, there are some alkaline food, oxalic acid will be diluted and excreted. A better way is to boil in water for three minutes before eating, and about 8% of the oxalic acid can be dissolved.

At the same time, kidney stones patients should also avoid other foods rich in oxalic acid, such as nuts, cocoa, tea and so on.

According to these introductions, although spinach kidney stones have adverse factors, but they can be reasonable to eat. Through the above description, kidney disease patients should know that not all patients with kidney disease can not eat spinach, but kidney stones patients should avoid eating less.

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