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DASH Diet May Prevent Kidney Stones

Date: 
2009 Aug 19

A new study finds the DASH diet, widely known for reducing high blood pressure, may reduce the risk of developing kidney stones.  Adults consuming a diet most like the DASH diet had a 40 to 45% lower risk of developing kindey stones compared to adults consuming a diet least DASH-like.  The DASH diet advises consuming fruit, vegetables, whole grains, lowfat and fat-free dairy, lean proteins, legumes, nuts and seeds.

Link to article from WebMD Health News

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