A new study from the UT Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas reveals
that the more overweight a person is, the more likely they are to have
kidney stones. According to reports, the researchers conclude that
obesity and diabetes actually cause the kidney stones. I have an
We already know that kidney stones are regularly
formed when people drink soft drinks. The more soft drinks they consume,
the more overweight they become, and the more likely they are to be
diagnosed as diabetic or obese. As a result, there is a strong
correlation between rates of obesity and kidney stones -- because they
have the same fundamental cause! Soft drinks.
This may be yet one
more reason to avoid consuming soft drinks: they not only cause diabetes
and obesity, they also cause kidney stones. By the way, if you're
wondering exactly how soft drinks cause kidney stones, it's because of
their acidity and radical mineral imbalances. Your body must buffer the
acidity of soft drinks with calcium from your own bones. As this calcium
is eliminated through your urine, it slowly forms kidney stones. Getting
rid of the kidney stones is easy with the right nutrition and herbs.
Just switch to a strongly alkaline diet by eating chlorella, spirulina,
vegetables, green foods and superfoods while eliminating acidic
ingredients from your diet (white flour, refined white sugar, soft
drinks, fruit juices, etc.). Then take Amazon herbs like chanca piedra
to break up the kidney stones. You can also make a soup by boiling corn
silk (yes, the silky part of the corn husk) along with marshmallow herb.
Drink this concoction every day for a month (under the supervision of an
herbalist, of course), and your kidney stones will dissolve and be
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