Oxalates

Oxalate (Oxalic Acid) is a molecule widely found in plants, but can also be found in the human body- either as a result of dietary sources or endogenous production.  Like glutamate and when in excess, oxalates can be problematic and contribute to a long list of health issues. Some Foods/Herbs Highest in Oxalate Parsley Sorrel Lambs Quarters Spinach Rhubarb Beets Potatoes (including, chips/french fries) Nuts (including, nut butters & many grain-free flours) Okra Soy Chocolate Berries Beans Buckwheat Symptoms Associated with Oxalates sandy stools (think having to wipe several times to remove grit) pale/light colored stools oxalate [...]