Oxalate

Oxalate is a compound found in some foods, and it is also produced as a waste product by the body. It exits the body through the urine. Too much oxalate may cause kidney stones in some people.

Foods high in oxalate include:

  • Dark green vegetables, such as spinach.
  • Rhubarb.
  • Chocolate.
  • Tea and cola.
  • Wheat bran.
  • Nuts.
  • Cranberries.
  • Beans.
  • Coffee.

Last Updated: May 4, 2009

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