In Ayurveda, it is known as Vrukka Ashmari, Vrukka means Kidney and Ashmari means stone. A kidney stone is a hard mass that forms from crystals in the urine. The most common types of kidney stones are calcium oxalate stones, cystine stones, and uric acid stones.
As per Ayurveda, unhealthy diet and lifestyle habits lead to the aggravation of Doshas (Ayurvedic humors) and impairment of the digestive fire. This results in the deposition of Ama (toxins) in the body. When these toxins travel down the channels carrying urine, aggravated doshas combine with it and causing its crystallization, resulting in the formation of kidney stones.
Diet Plan for Kidney stones
A diet that is high in sodium, calcium and purine can trigger the development of kidney stones as it increases the amount of uric acid and calcium in the urine. To get rid of kidney stones, one must have to follow a healthy and balanced diet that is low in sodium and calcium content. Follow the given diet instructions and know the foods which are bad and good for consumption while suffering from Kidney stones.
Early morning- A glass of water + 1 tsp chia seeds
Breakfast- Veg Idli/ Veg Poha/ Veg Daliya (Broken wheat porridge)/ Veg Upma (Semolina)/ Brown bread sandwich/ Stuffed Chapatti/ Chapatti with Vegetable or Dal/ Curd + 1 egg white
Mid-morning- Lemon water/ Salad/ Sprouts/ Coconut water/ Fruit
Lunch- Veg Pulao/ Boiled rice/ Plain Chapatti/ Mixed Chapatti with Vegetable + Dal + Curd + Salad
Evening- Homemade soup/ Rice flakes snack/ Sprouts/ Herbal tea/ Flaxseed – 1 tsp/Coriander water
Dinner- Plain Chapatti/ Mix Chapatti with Vegetable + Dal + Curd
|FOODS TO CONSUME
- Go for a walk for at least 45 minutes daily
- Whole fruits should be preferred instead of fruit juices
- Avoid skipping meals, especially breakfast
- Drink 8-10 glasses of water every day
- Be physically active and do running, cycling, jogging, etc.
- Avoid taking calcium supplements.
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NOTE- These dietary guidelines may vary from patient to patient according to their medical parameters. These are generalized guidelines that might help in getting rid of Kidney stones.