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On this feel good day, Dr. Phil discusses green smoothies and why they sometimes cause kidney stones. Listen in to learn from Dr. Phil’s special guest who shares his experience with green smoothies and kidney stones, as well as Dr. Phil’s suggestions for prevention.
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[3:25] Are you a green smoothie drinker?
[4:00] Have you ever suffered from a kidney stone? What do they have to do with green smoothies?
[5:21] Dr. Phil recommends you be cautious about how many greens you consume in your smoothies, especially if the greens are spinach.
[6:49] The majority of kidney stones are formed by a combination of calcium and oxalates in the body. The oxalates found in green food can sometimes bind with the calcium in the body and form stones. Spinach is high in oxalates.
[7:35] Would Dr. Phil still recommend you eat spinach?
[8:41] Tom Schwab shares his experience of having a kidney stone and is also today’s Feeling Good Superhero
[10:01] Dr. Phil shares about a few supplements that will help anyone who experiments kidney stones.
[10:27] Tom shares how the hospital seemed intent on doing surgery, but instead he used the supplements Dr. Phil recommended.
[11:16] With Dr. Phil’s help, Tom learned what caused the kidney stone and how he could avoid it in the future.
[12:05] If you are drinking a lot of green smoothies it is possible to develop a kidney stone, but other factors can influence the probability such as how much water you are drinking and your overall diet.
[13:27] Tom shares how having a kidney stone affected his life and slowed everything down.
[15:36] You can take preventative measures which will help you to avoid getting kidney stones, such as taking magnesium citrate or drinking lemon water in the morning.
[16:12] Tom thought that if a little of something was good for him, then a lot more would be better; but he realized the importance of talking to someone who can give professional advice based on individual circumstances.
[17:17] Dr. Phil teaches moderation and balance in our lives.
[17:40] Where to find Tom online.
[19:59] Dr. Phil encourages us to take the preventative measures necessary to prevent painful kidney stones.
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Dr. Laura Washington
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