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.