High Calcium Oxalate Foods that Cause Kidney Stones

It’s hard to imagine the pain of a kidney stone. But if you’ve had it before or are still bearing it, you might know how difficult it can be to pass them. What’s more shocking is that every 1 person amongst 10 is sure to develop kidney stones at some point in his/her life. So, the question remains – where do kidney stones come from? Unfortunately, one of their major causes lies in our diet. There is a long list of foods that cause kidney stoneswhich includes some of our common favourites. They contain micro-substances like calcium oxalate, phosphate, uric acid and cystine that have a high probability  of forming kidney stones. So, let us take a moment to learn more about them!

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Flip your Genetic Switch and Fight Back Against Prostate Cancer

If you suffer from prostate cancer, there’s a good chance you’ve never been told the real cause of your disease.

There may be a whole lot more to it than bad luck or lifestyle decisions, like the foods you eat. In fact, it may be as simple as this — you have a couple of lazy (but important) genes that are sleeping on the job!

You see, researchers believe that prostate cancer grows Continue reading

Try These Foods for Better Colon Health

Some of the best health advice around is to up your intake of legumes (beans) and switch out white rice for its brown cousin. Adding green vegetables and dried fruit to your regular diet is also adding healing foods to your repertoire. This story is about food cures, particularly those now proven to reduce your risk of colon polyps. Continue reading