Foods Recommended Foods Restricted
Water

Drink at least 10-12 glasses of water daily.

Salt

Restrict use of salt to 2.5gms per day.

Coconut Water

It is high in potassium and magnesium, hence it helps prevent stone formation

Vegetables

Palak and Amaranth Greens (Chaulai) have high oxalate which can lead to urinary stones

Vegetables

Carrots, Bitter Gourd (Karela) are rich in minerals which acts as stone inhibitors.

Vegetables

Cauliflower, Brinjal, Mushroom, have high uric acid / purine content which causes stone formation

Fruits and Juices

Bananas

It is rich in vitamin B6, which breaksdown oxalic acid in body and therby prevents stone formation

Fruits and Juices

Chikoo & Grapes

They have high oxalate content which can lead to urinary stones.

Lemon

It is rich in citrates, thereby preventing calcium oxalate stone formation

Pumpkin

It has high uric acid / purine content which causes stone formation.

Pineapple Juice

It contains enzymes which breakdown fibrins, thereby preventing renal stone formation

Non-Vegetarian Food

Mutton, Chicken, Fish , Egg

They have uric acid / purine content which causes stone formation

Fibres

Barley, Oats

They are rich in stone inhibitors

Cashew, Nuts

It has high oxalate content which can lead to urinary stones

Almonds

It is rich in potassium and magnesium which act as stone inhibitors

Chocolate / Cocoa, Junk Food

Drink mixes, tea and coffee, Aerated Drink (COLAS)

They have high oxalate content which can lead to urinary stones