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  • Writer's pictureMichelle Pugle

Added Sugars in Your Diet May Increase Your Risk of Developing Kidney Stones

Added sugars are linked to kidney stones and should be added to the list of risk factors. That’s according to a first-of-its-kind new study published in Frontiers in Nutrition.

The new research is based on a systematic analysis of self-reported data from 28,303 adults on kidney stone history and daily added sugar intake collected from 2007 to 2018 within the US National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES).

The results suggest that limiting added sugar intake may help to prevent the formation of kidney stones. Read more in Healthline.


Michelle Pugle, MA

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