Article Abstract

Moderation may be the best fad diet for urinary stone disease

Authors: Thomas Chi, Eric Taylor, Marshall L. Stoller

Abstract

With recent increases in obesity throughout the United States and other industrialized nations, fad diets continue to gain in popularity. Although little formal research has been undertaken regarding the health impact of these fads, each has its own questionable health benefits as well as potential health risks, including lithogenic effects (1).