Who does not like to drink iced tea? Sweet refreshing taste, combined with cheap prices to make iced tea became a favorite drink in all the atmosphere, including during fasting. The popularity of iced tea as evidenced by its presence in almost all the places to eat, ranging from small shop class to an expensive restaurant.
But you know, behind the sensuous delight of iced tea, it keeps potential harm to health. Consumption of iced tea in excess increases the risk of kidney stones.
Iced tea contains high concentrations of oxalate, one of the key chemicals that trigger the formation of kidney stones. “For those who have a tendency to kidney stones pain, iced tea drinks obviously be the worst drink.
Meanwhile, hot tea also stores the same bad effects. Only, the rate of hot tea presentation is usually smaller. Logically, people drink hot tea would not be as much iced tea. Rarely people who drink hot tea when thirsty. Unlike ice tea, where many people could drink more than a glass when thirsty and hot air.
Men and women with Posmenopause are usually have low estrogen levels, and women who have undergone surgical removal of ovaries are the most vulnerable person to get adverse effects of iced tea. Hence, changing beverage consumption with white water, or mix it with lemon. Lemon citrates rich content, which can inhibit the growth of kidney stones.
Instead of consuming iced tea and foods that has adverse effects for kidney health,we should consuming foods that has high in calcium in order to reduce oxalate. And, of course drinking lots of water