Episodes

  • Can I eat almonds on a low oxalate diet?

    In this episode, Jill discusses whether almonds can be eaten on a low oxalate diet. She explains that almonds are typically restricted on the Kidney Stone Diet due to their high oxalate content. Overeating almonds can lead to an excessive intake of oxalate, which increases the risk of kidney stones.…

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    Can I eat almonds on a low oxalate diet?
  • How important is oxalate in kidney stone prevention?

    In this episode, Jeff and Jill discuss the importance of oxalate in kidney stone prevention. They address the fear and anxiety that often comes with eating foods high in oxalate and provide guidance on how to incorporate a variety of foods into a healthy diet. They emphasize that while oxalate…

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    How important is oxalate in kidney stone prevention?
  • ๐Ÿšจ New Harvard oxalate list! ๐Ÿšจ What you need to know about the changes!

    Harvard has updated its Oxalate list, providing new information on the oxalate content of various foods. The list includes six new pages of information, including foods that have never been studied before. While the values may differ depending on factors such as growing conditions and measurement methods, the overall advice…

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    ๐Ÿšจ New Harvard oxalate list! ๐Ÿšจ What you need to know about the changes!
  • Can I eat spinach on a low oxalate diet?

    In this episode, Jill discusses the topic of eating spinach on a low oxalate diet. Jill dives into the issue of spinach and its high oxalate content, which can increase the risk of kidney stones. She explains that spinach is often overeaten and recommends taking it off the table to…

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    Can I eat spinach on a low oxalate diet?
  • Fact or Fiction: Vegan diets cause kidney stones

    In this episode, Jill discusses whether vegan diets cause kidney stones. She debunks the myth that vegan diets are inherently problematic and explains that it’s not the diet itself but how it is approached that can lead to kidney stones. Jill emphasizes the importance of portion control and getting enough…

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    Fact or Fiction: Vegan diets cause kidney stones
  • Fact or Fiction: Basil tea will prevent kidney stones

    In this episode, Jill dives into whether or not basil tea can prevent kidney stones. Takeaways Jeff SarrisWe have another fact or fiction. Today it’s: basil tea will prevent kidney stones? Welcome back to the kidney stone diet podcast, the show about reducing your kidney stone risk and living your…

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    Fact or Fiction: Basil tea will prevent kidney stones
  • Fact or Fiction: Lemon juice will pass my kidney stone

    In this episode, Jill discusses the role of lemon juice in passing kidney stones. She addresses common misconceptions about lemon juice and its effectiveness in kidney stone prevention. Jill emphasizes the importance of understanding individual citrate levels and the need for a 24-hour urine collection. She also highlights the significance…

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    Fact or Fiction: Lemon juice will pass my kidney stone
  • Fact or Fiction: Cranberry juice will prevent my kidney stones

    In this episode, Jill has another Fact or Fiction episode where she talks about cranberry juice and if it can prevent kidney stones. While cranberry juice can help with urinary tract infections (UTIs), it does not prevent kidney stones. Jill emphasizes the importance of fluid intake and urine output in…

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    Fact or Fiction: Cranberry juice will prevent my kidney stones
  • Fact or Fiction: All kidney stones cause pain

    In this episode, Jill discusses whether all kidney stones cause pain. She highlights the abundance of conflicting information on the internet and the challenges faced by kidney stone patients in finding reliable information. She debunks the myth that all kidney stone patients experience excruciating pain and emphasizes the importance of…

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    Fact or Fiction: All kidney stones cause pain
  • Fact or Fiction: Tap water caused your kidney stone

    In this episode, Jill discusses the myth that tap water causes kidney stones. Jill explains that tap water does not cause kidney stones and that it is more important to focus on proper fluid intake and a healthy diet. She also discusses the importance of eating like grownups, which means…

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    Fact or Fiction: Tap water caused your kidney stone
  • Fact or Fiction: Drinking olive oil will help pass a kidney stone

    In this episode, Jill debunks the myth that drinking olive oil can help pass a kidney stone. Drawing on Jill’s 25 years of experience working with kidney stone patients, she also discusses the Kidney Stone Diet and its effectiveness in reducing stone risk. Ultimately, olive oil is not a solution…

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    Fact or Fiction: Drinking olive oil will help pass a kidney stone
  • Fact or Fiction: Calcium caused your kidney stones

    In this episode, Jill addresses the first kidney stone myth, which is the belief that drinking milk should be stopped to prevent calcium oxalate stones. Jill explains that not getting enough calcium can actually increase the risk of kidney stones and bone loss. She emphasizes the need for a balanced…

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    Fact or Fiction: Calcium caused your kidney stones
  • Should you have your kidney stone analyzed?

    In this episode, Jill answers a listener’s question about why urologists analyze kidney stones and the importance of stone analysis. Jill emphasizes the role of diet in managing kidney stones and highlights the positive impact of dietary changes on overall health. Takeaways

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    Should you have your kidney stone analyzed?
  • Confused about kidney stones?

    This week, Jill answers a listener question about finding direction when it comes to kidney stones and the Kidney Stone Diet. Lactose intolerant? Low blood pressure? Feel like there’s nothing you can eat? This is the episode for you.

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    Confused about kidney stones?
  • Help! I’m peeing all night long! I can’t sleep!

    This week, Jill answers a frequently asked question about sleeping well while drinking enough fluids.

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    Help! I’m peeing all night long! I can’t sleep!
  • Help! Doctor said to drink 100oz a day! There’s no way!?

    This week, Jill answers a frequently asked question about the difficulties of drinking 100oz of water in a day.

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    Help! Doctor said to drink 100oz a day! There’s no way!?
  • What foods can I eat on a low oxalate diet?

    This week, Jill answers a listener question about the foods that can be eaten on a low oxalate diet.

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    What foods can I eat on a low oxalate diet?
  • How soon should you have calcium after oxalate?

    Jeff SarrisWelcome back to the Kidney Stone Diet Podcast the show about reducing your kidney stone risk and living your best life. I’m your host and fellow student, Jeff Sarris. Jill HarrisAnd I’m Jill Harris, your kidney stone prevention nurse. Jeff SarrisSo we actually saw each other this past weekend…

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    How soon should you have calcium after oxalate?

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