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Why are oxalates a problem only in some people?

A detailed explanation that addresses this question can be found here:
Mechanisms Behind the Leaky Gut

Who may be at risk from high dietary oxalates even if they don't have a very leaky gut?

Those with a history of heavy antibiotic use or recent antibiotic use may be at much greater risk from dietary oxalate. Read more.

Where can I find support from others who are following a low oxalate diet?

You can join the Trying_Low_Oxalates Yahoo! Group.

Are there supplements or other things may help when following the diet?

Yes, please click here to view the list.

Are there supplements that may need to be avoided or reduced?

Yes, please click here to view the list.

Should fruit be avoided if yeast overgrowth is a problem?

Don't be afraid that the low oxalate fruit will kick off candida. This doesn't seem to happen in most children. In fact, many children find that their tendencies to have dysbiosis and yeast infections will go away on this diet.

Are there any issues or problems that are seen frequently?

Yes, please click here to view the list.