Diet Tips for UTI, Kidney and Prostate Problems

Diet Tips for UTI, Kidney and Prostate Problems

What is UTI?

— Urinary Tract Infection (UTI) is an infection that affects any part of the urinary tract, including the kidneys, ureters, bladder or urethra.

Diet For UTI:

  • Avoid caffeine in all forms, soda, citrus fruits, spicy food, alcohol, artificial sweeteners.
  • Probiotics are good/ helpful bacteria for our body. Intake of probiotics like yogurt, paneer, mozzarella and cheddar cheese, buttermilk helps fight UTI.
  • Water plays a major role in flushing out toxins from the body. Hence, drinking lots of water is recommended.
  • Unsweetened Cranberry juice helps to flush out infection causing bacteria from the urinary tract walls.
  • Garlic has bacteria killing properties which helps to kill bacteria that cause UTI.
  • Vitamin C rich foods like strawberries, oranges, blueberries, grapefruits and green leafy vegetables should be consumed.

Diet for Kidney and Prostate Problems:

  • For whole grain bread, pasta and cereals.
  • Food like fish, beans and eggs help to provide proteins to our body.
  • Use of olive oil is recommended.
  • Consume nuts like almonds, walnuts, pecans.
  • Avoid caffeine in all forms, soda, citrus fruits, spicy food, alcohol, artificial sweeteners.
  • Limit the consumption of salt in daily food items.
  • Avoid dairy products as far as possible.
  • Veggies like bell peppers, tomatoes, onion, broccoli, cauliflower, kale and green leafy vegetables.
  • Fruits like watermelon, papaya, pink grapefruit and apricots are recommended.
  • Other food items like tofu, sprouts, soybeans, soy milk and yogurt are recommended.