One approach people with gut problems often look into is low oxalate foods. Many believe oxalates are toxic to humans, and it's best to remove them from your diet as much as possible. The problem is, this is an entirely too myopic view of oxalates and how we are exposed to them. Furthermore, it doesn't … Continue reading Are low oxalate foods best for your health?
Many people take to low-oxalate diets to improve mysterious health issues without considering if oxalates are bad for you. They read on the internet that they are, so why dig into it any further? The problem is, the answer isn't exactly straightforward. Calcium and oxalate form stones in the kidneys, and are the most common … Continue reading Are oxalates bad for you: A look at the data