Dietary Content of Refined Carbohydrate: An Explanation for the “Stone-Wave” and Apparent Immunity to Renal Stone?

  • Norman J. Blacklock


Andersen (1972) suggested that dietary structure provided the base line of stone incidence within any community, other factors playing either positive or negative roles and that, if this were correct, a biochemical pathway must be demonstrable between the structure of the diet, the resultant composition of the urine and the prevalence and composition of stones.


Calcium Oxalate Renal Stone Calcium Oxalate Stone Dietary Sugar Cereal Fibre 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • Norman J. Blacklock
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  1. 1.Department of UrologyRoyal Naval HospitalHaslar, GosportUK

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