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What precautions are advised for eating asparagus?

Michael T. Murray, ND
Naturopathic Medicine

Asparagus contain low amounts of oxalate. Individuals with a history of oxalate-containing kidney stones should avoid over consuming this food. Asparagus contains a moderate amount of purines, so individuals with gout should limit their consumption of this food.

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