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What can I drink if I am trying to prevent kidney stones?

Any fluids, fluids and more fluids. Water is cheapest, healthiest, and most abundant. Adding lemon juice gives a touch of citrus, which will give you further advantage. To dispel myths- a study has shown caffeine in moderation prevents kidney stones, as long as it’s in low doses with other fluids and a healthy lifestyle. The same applies to alcohol, again in moderation and in low doses it prevents stones. Sugary and sweetened drinks including colas and some fruit juices have been linked to stone formation.

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