Green Smoothie Genes: Oxalates, Kidney Stones, Joint Pain

Green smoothies have been a health fad for quite a while now, but these health drinks can be a double-edged sword for some people due to the high oxalate content.
Oxalates, Kidney Stones, Joint Pain
Not all people benefit from large amounts of spinach due to its high oxalate content. Oxalates are chemical compounds found in foods. They can bind with calcium and be excreted through your intestines, or they can enter the bloodstream and eventually be excreted through the kidneys. This is where t...


 

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