Diet for Cystine Stones

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Diet for Cystine Stones

Cystine Stones contain cystine, a product of the amino acids cysteine and methionine. Amino acids are the building blocks of proteins. Thus the simplest way to reduce the amount of cystine in the body is to limit your intake of protein.

Certain foods may be chosen or avoided based on their methionine content. Fish and grains contain proteins that are high in methionine. Protein from pulses is low in methionine.

Excessively acidic urine encourages cystine stone formation. Raising the pH of the urine (or making it alkaline ) helps to dissolve a cystine stone.

Foods which help to raise the pH of the urine include vegetable juices, fresh vegetables and many fruits.

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To avoid kidney stones limit your potassium intake...Avoid foods which are high in potassium..Fruits and vegetables are high in potassium..so have your servings limited

Good article, kidney stones are very painful, most of them are build up of calcium oxalate. They are usually a result of poor diets that may contain to much animal protein, bad fats, excess sodium, etc. try and stay away from proceed foods. Most of the time it requires a diet change.

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I had a kidney stone and the lab results showed it was full of calcium. All the dr said was to drink LOTS of water. I already drink a lot of water so what else can I do?

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