How Is Low Oxalate Defined?
Low Oxalate foods are defined as low for this cookbook by the Harvard list. The Harvard list is used by the University Of Chicago to help kidney stone patients refine their dietary needs for those needing a low oxalate diet. Find the Harvard list here.
So Many Lists!
Yes, there are a variety of lists which define low oxalate from a variety of sources. The recipes in this cookbook are made with foods defined as low on the Harvard List. A few medium oxalate foods are used, but the vast majority of ingredients used are defined as low; balanced with low oxalate foods the serving size is low in oxalates.
How Many Recipes Are In The Low Oxalate Cookbook?
50 plus one bonus recipe
6 Breakfast recipes*12 Lunch/Dinner recipes*6 Salad recipes*6 Side Dish recipes*12 Appetizer recipes*9 Dessert Recipes
The recipes in this cookbook are not intended for those on a restricted diet. While some recipes may suit a vegetarian or diabetic diet, most of the recipes will not.
Are Oxalates Trending?
The discussion of oxalates certainly have become popular of late. This cookbook was derived from tweaking and adjusting easy recipes to meet the definition of a low oxalate recipe in relation to kidney stone management. Other medical conditions which may benefit from a low oxalate menu vary and as always medical professionals should be consulted before adjusting your menu for any medical condition.