Comparative value of orange juice versus lemonade in reducing stone-forming risk.

  title={Comparative value of orange juice versus lemonade in reducing stone-forming risk.},
  author={Clarita V. Odvina},
  journal={Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN},
  volume={1 6},
  • C. Odvina
  • Published 1 November 2006
  • Medicine
  • Clinical journal of the American Society of Nephrology : CJASN
Foods that are high in citrate content generally are assumed to deliver alkali load when consumed irrespective of the accompanying cation. The object of this randomized, crossover study was to compare the effects of orange juice with those of lemonade on acid-base profile and urinary stone risks under controlled metabolic conditions. Thirteen volunteers (nine healthy subjects and four stone formers) sequentially received distilled water, orange juice, or lemonade while on constant metabolic… 

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