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Microblog: What Are Oxalates?

Microblog: What Are Oxalates?

Watch the clip here.

Watch the full interview here.

Plants contain oxalates, which are naturally occurring compounds that can cause harm to the body. It’s the plant defense mechanism so you never eat it again.

🍃Oxalates are found in large quantities in plant roots and leaves, the part of the plant that’s essential for it to survive.

⚠️For some, oxalates can exacerbate kidney stones, digestive issues, mineral absorption, and many other symptoms.

🔎We also produce small amounts of oxalates ourselves within our cell’s mitochondria (Kreb cycle).

👥There is also a genetic component of some people producing more oxalates within the body.

🥩Oftentimes the best way to reduce the oxalate load is by reducing the plant-based foods.

📺 Full interview with @sknorton https://youtu.be/wYfaS8FYFbw

🎙Full interview on podcast: https://nutritionwithjudy.buzzsprout.com/1848795/11372600-204-how-oxalate-overload-is-making-you-sick-sally-norton-interview

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