Does pineapples help in kidney stone prevention?

Yes, pineapple helps a lot in preventing kidney stones. Pineapple is a rich source of Vitamin C and potassium. This medicinal fruit beholds anti-inflammatory properties that help in fighting infections. It also contains the enzyme bromelain, which helps in improving digestion and reducing blood clothing, thereby preventing formation of kidney stones.

There are various other preventive measures for kidney stones. Following are some of the most effective preventive and cure kidney stones:

  • Drink plenty of fluids. This will help to keep your urine clear and flush out toxins from the body.
  • Change your dietary habits. There may be certain foods that have caused stones in your kidney. Changing diet will help you to prevent the formation of stones.
  • Increasing your fiber intake in the form of oat, wheat bran, whole wheat breads, beans, cabbage, wheat cereals and carrots is also helpful for improving digestion and flushing out stoned form your kidney.
  • Avoid eating high oxalate foods such as nuts, chocolates and dark green vegetables. These foods can trigger the condition.
  • Consuming foods rich in calcium can also help in reducing the risk of kidney stones.
  • Salt can also trigger kidney stones. So, cut down your salt intake for prevention and treatment of kidney stones.

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