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 stonesin some people.
Foods high in oxalate include:
- Dark green vegetables, such as spinach.
- Soda (cola).
- Soy beans.
- Soy milk.
- Sweet potatoes.
- Tea (black).
- Wheat bran.
Current as of: December 17, 2020
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson MD - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney MD - Family Medicine
Kathleen Romito MD - Family Medicine
Tushar J. Vachharajani MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology