Diet and proper nutrition for prostatitis in men
Prostatitis and benign prostatic hyperplasia (adenoma) are quite common diseases among men. After 30-40 years, they are most susceptible to these diseases. Proper and balanced nutrition will not only help to get out of the risk zone, but also accelerate the healing process. With a well-chosen diet, the patient will also easily endure rehabilitation after surgery.
There are factors that adversely affect the prostate, creating a favorable background for the development of early symptoms of BPH (benign prostatic hyperplasia) and prostatitis. These include:
- bad habits (smoking, alcohol abuse),
- male menopause (hormonal changes),
- inactive lifestyle
- age over 30-40 years.
When prescribing nutritional correction by a doctor, the following tasks are pursued:
- 1. Solve the problem of overweight (if any), as it exacerbates the course of the disease.
- 2. Eliminate the irritating effect on the prostate gland, which can enhance the inflammatory process.
- 3. Ensure adequate blood supply to the body, which will, in turn, allow all nutrients and drugs to be delivered to the prostate.
- 4. Reduce nocturnal diuresis by eliminating diuretic products in the afternoon and drinking plenty of fluids.
- 5. Normalize the intestinal microflora of the patient. This will improve the activity of the gastrointestinal tract, reduce the frequency of constipation and allow you to consume fermented milk products in sufficient quantities.
- 6. To include in the diet a large number of vitamins and minerals to strengthen immunity, the production of enzymes and hormones necessary for the normal functioning of the whole organism.
Pevzner's treatment tables are a dietary nutrition system created and used for various diseases of the body as a mandatory complement to therapy or recovery in the postoperative period.
Total treatment tables 15. For patients with BPH of varying severity and exacerbation of prostatitis, the following are recommended:
- 1. Atprostate the doctor may prescribe Table 7, recommended for kidney diseases.
- 2. Atprostate adenoma Suitable table number 5. It was created for patients with diseases of the liver, biliary system and gastrointestinal tract.
With an exacerbation of the course of chronic prostatitis and prostate adenoma, it is necessary to abandon the following products and dishes:
- sweet sodas
- strong coffee and black tea,
- all types of conservation
- high acid fruits (citrus fruits, green fruits, etc.),
- smoked dishes
- fried foods
- food cooked with a lot of butter,
- fatty meats
- food seasoned with hot and spicy spices
- gas-forming products - bananas, all kinds of cabbage, pear, milk, legumes, rice, etc.,
- semi-finished products
- bread and pastries,
- chocolate beans
- alcohol - the ban is fundamental. Alcoholic beverages adversely affect the blood supply to the pelvic organs, in addition, they are contraindicated when taking antibiotics.
It is necessary to limit the amount of salt - 9 grams contribute to the retention of 1 liter of water.
In the period of remission of chronic prostatitis, the use of products from the list above is allowed, but they should be included in the diet gradually.
The diet for prostatitis and prostate adenoma should be complete and include easily digestible products.The patient needs to receive a sufficient amount of useful nutrients necessary for a speedy recovery. Products that meet this criterion include:
|Beverages||Home-made - fruit juices or compotes|
|Meat||All low-fat varieties - low-fat pork, rabbit, veal|
|Bird||Quail, turkey, chicken. In small portions, not more than 2 times a week, duck and goose are allowed in boiled or baked form|
|Fish and seafood||All low-fat varieties - carp, silver carp, catfish, mussels, oysters, shrimp, octopus, scallop|
|Eggs||All except duck (banned due to high cholesterol)|
|Cereals||Everything except rice. Semolina can be consumed no more than twice a week|
|Pasta||All recommended hard grades|
|Nuts||Walnuts, almonds, peanuts, chestnuts|
|Fruit||Any, except fruits with high acidity|
|Vegetables||Pumpkin, carrots, beets, green peas. Potatoes, radishes, garlic, rare and onions are allowed in limited quantities.|
|Berries||Blueberries, lingonberries, blackberries, raspberries, strawberries|
|Dairy products||Kefir, yogurt, yogurt|
|Dessert||Honey, dried fruits, sorbet, marshmallows, natural pastille|
It is also necessary to pay attention to products with a high content of zinc, selenium and vitamin E. These nutrients present in the patient's diet affect the neoplasm in the prostate gland, stimulating its reduction. In addition, they affect the links of spermatogenesis, helping to mature non-defective spermatozoa with sufficient chromosome set and activity, as well as a holistic structure.
|Products containing zinc||Products containing selenium||Vitamin E Products|
The use of approved products to achieve progress in treatment is not enough. In order for nutrition to contribute to a speedy recovery, it is necessary to adhere to certain rules in the preparation:
|Meat||You can stew it, bake with a small amount of vegetable fat, cook for a couple. It is permissible to cook kebabs and use roasting of various degrees, however, you need to use the product without a crisp. After cooking, the broth is suitable for preparing first courses. During the day it is allowed to eat no more than 200 grams of meat|
|Fish||Stewing, baking, steaming is acceptable. Roasting on grill or charcoal is allowed, but before use it is necessary to get rid of a crisp. A daily serving is 300 grams of fish. Before use, salted herring must be soaked in water or you should immediately purchase slightly salted herring|
|Bird||Before cooking, you need to get rid of the skin, as this is the main source of cholesterol. You can cook a bird in the same way as meat - stew, cook, steam. It is acceptable to bake on coals, but it is necessary to use without a crisp. After cooking, the broth is suitable for preparing first courses|
|First meal||When cooking, it is forbidden to fry vegetables, they must be added to the broth in raw form. It is recommended to limit the number of potatoes to a minimum, but it is preferable to abandon it altogether. Soup noodles should not be used with wheat, but with buckwheat or rice, or Chinese noodle substitute - noodles. It is low-calorie, hypoallergenic and suitable for use by people with diseases of the gastrointestinal tract|
|Side dishes||They can be varied.Allowed to eat all cereals (except rice), pasta, hard varieties, vegetables stewed, fried or fresh. You can cook vegetable stew, casserole or caviar with the addition of vegetable oil. Fresh vegetables are mandatory on the menu.|
An approximate weekly ration for patients with prostatitis or BPH, as well as after surgery to remove prostate adenoma, is presented in the table:
|Day of the week||Meals||Menu|
|Monday||Breakfast||The first breakfast is oatmeal on water with honey, dried fruit compote. Lunch - hard boiled eggs, fruit juice|
|Dinner||Vegetable soup with broccoli. Steam chicken cutlets with a summer salad of tomatoes, cucumbers and herbs. A handful of nuts, kefir|
|Dinner||Steamed carp. Carrot and beetroot salad seasoned with low-fat sour cream or unsweetened yogurt|
|Tuesday||Breakfast||First breakfast - cottage cheese casserole with berries, kefir. Second breakfast - buckwheat porridge with milk, fruit drink|
|Dinner||Spinach cream soup, mashed potatoes, beef meatballs, grated beetroot salad, carrot and apple juice|
|Dinner||Ear on vegetable broth, fresh vegetable salad|
|Wednesday||Breakfast||First breakfast - egg omelet with red bell pepper and tomatoes, fruit and berry jelly. Second breakfast - milk soup with pasta, pumpkin seeds, fruit juice|
|Dinner||Green borscht without frying, vegetable stew with stewed rabbit, baked pumpkin, fruit drink|
|Dinner||Squid stuffed with rice and shrimp, vegetable salad|
|Thursday||Breakfast||The first breakfast is corn porridge in milk, herbal tea. Lunch - baked apples, chilled hibiscus tea|
|Dinner||Okroshka without potatoes on whey, broth or kefir. Stuffed cabbage with beef, a salad of Beijing cabbage, cucumbers and herbs. Green tea|
|Dinner||Baked rabbit in sour cream, vegetable salad|
|Friday||Breakfast||First breakfast - poached egg, kefir. Second breakfast - buckwheat porridge with vegetables, green tea|
|Dinner||Vegetable cream soup. Baked fish with vegetables, boiled broccoli, drinking yogurt|
|Dinner||Pumpkin baked lamb|
|Saturday||Breakfast||The first breakfast is milk porridge with rice, dried fruit compote. Second breakfast - boiled eggs with salad, berry jelly|
|Dinner||Chicken Breast Soup. Beef liver stewed with onions and carrots, squash caviar. Herbal tea|
|Dinner||Baked fish in lemon juice|
|Sunday||Breakfast||The first breakfast - porridge bulgur with nuts, birch juice. Lunch - Fruit Raisin Yogurt|
|Dinner||Borsch without frying. Beef patties, baked vegetables, herbal tea|
|Dinner||Hake stewed with carrots, vinaigrette|
In addition to the list of permitted products and the rules for their preparation, the patient must remember the following principles:
- 1. Restriction of fluid intake before bedtime, as well as with meals. If you adhere to this rule, the patient will suffer less from nocturnal diuresis, and the digestion process will also improve.
- 2. Refusal of alcohol.
- 3. Focus on protein in the daily diet.
- 4. Limiting the use of fatty foods.
- 5. Weight control - you can not allow a set of extra pounds.
- 6. Timely menu planning - evening meals should be small and light, and all meals in general - varied and easily digestible.
If you adhere to the diet and recommendations of the doctor, then you can quickly cure diseases such as prostatitis and prostate adenoma.
The diet for prostatitis in men is based on the principles of a healthy diet and the restriction of harmful foods. The diet is selected taking into account the severity of the manifestation of the disease and the characteristics of the body. All products that cause allergies or exacerbation of symptoms are prohibited. The menu is compiled individually for each patient, however, there are general recommendations and principles to facilitate the course of the disease.
The basic principles of the diet:
- quitting any kind of alcohol and smoking,
- exclusion from the diet of spices, preservatives, convenience foods, spicy and salty dishes,
- regular meals, preferably at the same time,
- diet supplement with exercise and walking,
- refusal of fatty and smoked dishes,
- the use of vegetable salads, greens,
- adding garlic and onion, mustard to dishes,
- preparation of the menu taking into account the phase of exacerbation,
- minimal heat treatment of fruits and vegetables,
- restriction of salt and sweets,
- constant maintenance of a diet and refusal of harmful products.
Semi-finished products, hot spices and preservatives adversely affect the pelvic organs. Long sitting in one place and irregular meals disrupt the circulation in the prostate. Alcohol enhances inflammatory processes and provokes the occurrence of edema.
The use of many products can reduce inflammation and reduce pain, so you need to enter them in the menu. This is especially true for onions, fresh garlic and horseradish roots. Onions increase the weakened potency, garlic has anti-inflammatory and antimicrobial properties. Horseradish relieves painful inflammation of the adenoma and accelerates recovery. The diet also includes the use of seafood and vegetables.
Diet consists of prohibited and permitted foods.
Is the diet effective for prostatitis
A proper diet for diseases of the prostate gland implies not only the exclusion of a number of harmful products from the diet, but also the inclusion of the necessary ones, as well as the normalization of the diet. The main goals of such a diet are to normalize the blood circulation of the gland and reduce the load and the effect of irritant factors on the organ. Diet is not a panacea, but it is it that creates the optimal conditions for treatment with medicines and restoration of the gland.
Diet for prostatitis and prostate adenoma of Dr. Konovalov, which consists of a diet and special exercises without medication, promises healing from many diseases of the prostate gland. However, it is not. Proper diet is really an important part of treatment, but not the main one.
The diet for adenoma involves a number of restrictions and a list of recommendations for catering. A person should focus on the benefits that certain products bring to an organism affected by pathology. A well-designed diet helps to restore strength and direct energy to the fight against the disease.
The goals of the diet include prevention of exacerbations, restoration of sexual functions, stabilization of the positive effect of other methods of treatment.
The basic principles of the diet:
- reduced salt intake to a minimum,
- refusal to drink alcohol,
- refusal of frying in favor of cooking and steaming,
- refusal of canned food, spicy, salty, smoked food,
- an increase in the diet of vegetables, fruits, as well as dishes that do not need heat treatment (raw food diet).
Mandatory is the monitoring of cholesterol in the blood. It is important to be able to apply the principles of good nutrition and at the same time lead a healthy lifestyle, give up bad habits, and increase physical activity.
Nutrition for prostatitis in men should be based on the principles of regularity and usefulness. All harmful products leading to an exacerbation of the disease should be excluded from the diet. This applies not only to alcoholic beverages or fatty foods, but also to sweets and spicy seasonings. Refuse from banned snacks or convenience foods will take a long time.
It is forbidden to use:
- wine, beer and other spirits,
- spicy spices or seasonings,
- fatty, too salty and fried foods,
- all legumes: lentils, beans, peas and beans,
- fatty meat soups and rich broths,
- any carbonated drinks, including mineral water with or without gas,
- lamb and pork fat,
- pastries, sweets and jams,
- pickles, smoked meats and sausages,
- caviar, fish and meat,
- greens: radishes, dill, sorrel and spinach.
Dishes with hot pepper, canned food or fatty meat can lead to severe inflammation of the prostate gland. For the same reason, alcohol, fatty soups and butter baking should be abandoned. Strong coffee and tea should be replaced with fruit drinks, juices or fruit compote.
Urologists recommend that patients with prostate disease limit their use of fried and smoked foods, replacing them with stewed or steamed dishes. Vegetables that cause increased gas formation should also be excluded. Strong flatulence causes stagnation of blood in the pelvic organs and negatively affects the course of the disease.
Roasted meat and smoked meats should be completely discarded.
Approved products for prostate diseases
Now we will decide how to eat properly with prostatitis and other diseases of the prostate gland. The list of allowed products is generalized, and for different forms of diseases, their features will be given below. In the meantime, a general list:
- meat and fish of low-fat varieties (preferably not more than 300 g per day),
- cereals containing a natural antioxidant vitamin E (wheat, buckwheat, oatmeal),
- vegetables and fruits (with the exception of those that increase gas formation in the intestines),
- dairy products,
- dried fruits and honey,
- seafood (to increase the concentration of zinc, which plays an important role in the secretion of sex hormones),
- compotes and fresh fruit juices,
- weak black tea (better only in the morning).
So that nutrition with prostate adenoma in a man does not cause inflammation, you should adhere to a diet and include only healthy foods in the diet. The list of dishes allowed for prostatitis is quite extensive - every day you can make a different menu. Most of the daily diet should be vegetables, sour-milk drinks and various cereals.
Allowed to use:
- vegetable soups
- cereals from cereals in water and milk,
- lactic acid products and drinks,
- dried fruits with berries,
- honey in a small amount,
- vegetables, especially beets, pumpkin, tomatoes and carrots with cabbage,
- vegetable oils,
- boiled low-fat fish, chicken,
- bran, grain bread,
- seafood and lean meat (beef),
- seeds with nuts
- greens: celery, parsley, parsnip and dill,
- onion with garlic,
- mustard, horseradish,
Berries and fruits, especially citrus fruits, contain vitamins and minerals. Dairy products have a lot of healthy protein. Porridge is rich in fiber, and meat is rich in natural fats. Seafood contains zinc and selenium. Vegetables make up for the lack of carbohydrates, the daily dose of vitamins and macronutrients.
The basic rule of therapeutic nutrition for prostatitis is a ban on frying and smoking products. Food can only be stewed, boiled or steamed.
Baking vegetables in batter or deep fat is not recommended. Better to do casseroles, steam patties and salads. You can use the oven by adding a little vegetable oil to vegetables or lean meats.
The diet should be vegetables, dairy products and greens
The tasks of diet therapy
The main objectives of the event:
- Reduction of edema caused by inflammation, normalization of diuresis. Fluid retention worsens the well-being and condition of the inflamed organ.
- Improvement of intestinal motility, prevention of constipation causing intoxication, compression of the prostate by the contents of the rectum. Using nutrition is much easier to regulate stools than using laxatives.
- Providing the necessary vitamins and minerals. Vitamins in food are absorbed better than synthetic ones.
- Maintain a normal weight.
Diet reduces the manifestation of symptoms of the disease, improves well-being and accelerates recovery. Food should provide all needs and at the same time not cause harm, contain proteins, fats, carbohydrates, vitamins in the right quantities.
For prostatitis treatment to be effective, all dietary rules and a balanced diet should be followed. The menu should daily include vegetable, dairy dishes, fruits and cereals. At any time of the year, fresh greens, low-fat meat and fruit and vegetable juices with berries should be included in the diet.
An approximate menu if prostatitis has passed into a chronic stage:
- Breakfast (8.30) - Hercules porridge, grated carrot and sour cream salad, boiled egg, tea.
- Lunch (13.00) - soup with cabbage and celery, rice with boiled fish, stewed fruit, rye bread with bran.
- Dinner (17.30) - air casserole of cottage cheese and peaches, apple, jelly from berry juice.
- Before going to bed (21.00) - a glass of fermented baked milk.
- Breakfast - thick rice porridge from a slow cooker, a sandwich of black bread with eggs and herbs, kissel.
- Lunch - low-fat fish soup, mashed vegetables and seafood puree, salad, tea.
- Dinner - soft cheesecakes, sprinkled with sour cream or yogurt, fruit salad, mint tea.
- Before going to bed - unsweetened yogurt.
- Breakfast - buckwheat with fresh vegetables, cottage cheese, tea.
- Lunch - liquid onion soup, steamed cutlets from boiled carrots, rice, jelly.
- Dinner - boiled chicken with vegetables, grated beetroot salad, compote.
- At night - a glass of unsweetened yogurt or warm milk.
If an exacerbation begins:
- Breakfast - liquid buckwheat porridge, boiled egg, fruit jelly.
- Lunch - cabbage soup, pasta with boiled fish and fresh cucumbers, beetroot salad, unsweetened tea.
- Dinner - steam chicken meatballs with boiled vegetables, orange, compote.
- Before going to bed - yogurt.
- Breakfast - oatmeal with the addition of a spoonful of honey, cottage cheese pancakes, jelly.
- Lunch - liquid vegetable soup with tomatoes, vinaigrette, grain bread with cheese, tea.
- Dinner - stewed with tomatoes and egg courgettes, a small piece of boiled fish, freshly squeezed juice.
- Before going to bed - strawberry jelly.
In the treatment of the disease and taking medications:
- Breakfast - barley porridge, cottage cheese and fruit casserole, tea.
- Lunch - chicken soup, boiled rabbit meat with vegetables, carrot salad.
- Dinner - potato and vegetable casserole, tomato salad with vegetable oil, fruits, jelly.
- Before going to bed - fresh yogurt.
- Breakfast - boiled potatoes with vegetable salad, vinaigrette, tea.
- Lunch - meat soup with cabbage and greens, vegetables and fish stewed on a broth, seafood salad.
- Dinner - air casserole, fruit, compote.
- Before going to bed - freshly squeezed vegetable juice.
Adhere to the recommended by the urologist diet for chronic prostatitis should be constantly so that there are no exacerbations. Sometimes you can afford to drink a small glass of beer or table wine, eat a piece of pork. It is advisable to supplement the treatment with special exercises and walks.
What is prostatitis and prostate adenoma
In the first case, we are talking about the inflammatory process of the prostate gland, in the second - about the formation of a benign tumor in the genitourinary sphere of the stronger sex. In both cases, the disease in the absence of modern conservative treatment enhances the alarming symptoms, fraught with serious health complications. Prostate adenoma is also called prostatic hyperplasia, and a characteristic illness develops after 40 years under the influence of pathogenic factors.
What foods can be consumed
- Low-fat varieties of meat that are boiled, stewed, baked, cook diet broths and soups.
- Fish and seafood are cooked in all ways except frying.
- Chicken and quail eggs.
- Dairy products.
- Cereals. Serve on the side dish or cook porridge on the water.
- Vegetables (pumpkin, potatoes, beets, zucchini, broccoli) are boiled, baked, mashed, and vegetable soups are prepared.
- Greens are used fresh. It is recommended to eat more parsley.
- Fresh fruits, berries, a decoction of chamomile and rosehip, berry fruit drinks.
- Every day there are pumpkin seeds, pumpkin and linseed oil, nuts.
This food is healthy, easy to digest, rich in all essential substances. It stimulates peristalsis, relieving constipation, improves diuresis and protects the prostate gland.
Diet for acute prostatitis
With the right approach to treatment and diet, acute prostatitis in uncomplicated form disappears in a couple of weeks. The treatment is based on antibiotics, which often lead to intestinal disorders, therefore, in this case, dairy products are doubly relevant. As for the diet, the above rules are relevant without clarification. Alcohol during the treatment period is completely excluded.
Nutrition for prostatitis and prostate adenoma
In the fight against a disease that affects the prostate gland, the doctor develops a special nutrition system. It is necessary to adhere to these restrictions in food throughout life, since a man automatically falls into a risk group. If you eat right, a benign tumor does not grow, and congestion of the urinary tract is completely absent. Therapeutic nutrition for prostate adenoma in men provides the following rules, basic principles:
- It is shown to completely exclude alcohol, carbonated drinks, coffee, bad habits from the daily diet, observe the prescribed diet for prostatitis. The amount of protein on a diet with prostate adenoma is shown to increase, the concentration of fats, carbohydrates to reduce to a minimum.
- Zinc and selenium are important trace elements that have a beneficial effect on the functioning of the prostate. Therefore, in the daily menu should be present dishes with their high concentration. For example, zinc is found in seafood, wheat germ, red meat, mushrooms, nuts and egg yolk. Selenium is present in liver, corn, shrimp, peas, buckwheat, olive oil.
- Diet for prostate adenoma involves the use of steamed, stewed, baked and boiled foods. It is important to exclude the frying of food ingredients, the addition of salt, hot spices, contributing to congestion in the urinary system.
- It is supposed to eat in small portions, but often. It is recommended to drink more fluid, while monitoring and timely preventing the appearance of edema, stagnant fluid in the body. It is advisable to drink water after a meal, before going to bed is prohibited. Features of the diet for adenoma depend on the degree of characteristic illness, the state of weakened immunity.
- When choosing a therapeutic diet, it is important to remember to control your own weight, to avoid the occurrence of one of the degrees of obesity. Otherwise, the patient’s prostatitis or adenoma only progresses, and a benign tumor is prone to malignancy.
What can not be used
- Exclude spices, seasonings, fatty meat, sausages, animal fat.
- Prohibited alcohol, pickles, canned food and pickles, carbonated drinks.
- Mushrooms and legumes are not recommended.
- Coffee and strong tea, pastries and pasta worsen the course of the disease. Milk, cabbage, pasta cause increased gas formation, they should not be consumed. Spicy vegetables - radishes, horseradish, garlic, sorrel, green onions can not be eaten.
- Frying, as a way of cooking, is excluded. Salt is added to food in minimal quantities - not more than 4 grams per day.
These products have a bad effect on well-being and the course of the disease, complicate the functioning of the digestive system, and increase congestion in the pelvic area.
Based on the recommendations, they make a tasty and healthy diet that helps speedy recovery. Suitable for the treatment of acute prostatitis or if the process is chronic.
Do not underestimate the role of nutrition in prostate adenoma. A diet that interferes with the normal functioning of the intestine leads to constipation.And these are additional painful sensations, circulatory disturbance, a feeling of heaviness and fullness in the lower abdomen, infection of the body with toxins. In order to get rid of toxins in time, to adjust peristalsis, enough products are introduced into the menu, consisting mainly of plant fibers and fiber. Approximate list of permitted products:
- fresh vegetables,
- Freshly squeezed fruit juices
- berries, fruits,
- green crops
- unpolished cereals
The most useful seasonal vegetables and fruits, those that grow in the region where a person lives.
With adenoma and other diseases of the prostate, a violation of the blood circulation in the small pelvis occurs. Disturbed respiration and cellular nutrition of prostate tissue, which is fraught with the development of hypoxia. In the organs of the genitourinary system, edema develops. To improve blood circulation, to establish sexual and reproductive functions, normal testosterone synthesis and a balance of hormones are necessary. A whole list of useful elements is necessary to maintain men's health.
Diet for chronic prostatitis
The diet for chronic prostatitis is not very different from the previous one, but it is prescribed for a longer period.
With this form of prostatitis, products with a high content of vitamin E and zinc become more relevant (it is these elements that are responsible for the normal production of sex hormones and restoration of prostate tissue), therefore they are recommended to be used more often. These are walnuts, seafood, pumpkin seeds, beef, cereals and chicken eggs.
Features of the diet are more typical for drinks: it is advisable to drink only water, fruit drinks, fruit drinks and juices, most of them in the morning. Green tea is also better to refuse, as it has a strong diuretic effect. Black tea can be weak.
A therapeutic diet for prostate adenoma is an important component of a comprehensive treatment that productively relieves inflammation, does not overload an inflamed organ, and improves systemic digestion and overall well-being. In addition, this is a high-quality cleansing of the genitourinary system, a decrease in the concentration of urine, and activation of the patient's immunity. The main principle of the diet - nutrition should be easily digestible, it is important not to overload systemic digestion. The following is a list of allowed and prohibited foods that characterize the diet for prostatitis and prostate adenoma.
Diet therapy for prostate adenoma
Proper nutrition helps to stop tumor growth and reduce the manifestation of unpleasant symptoms.
A protein-vegetable diet is prescribed. General rules:
- The predominance of protein foods. Protein comes from animal and plant products. In men over 65, red meat is limited to 200 g per day, this is due to an age-related hormonal background, a decrease in testosterone production. The main amount of protein an older man should receive from plant foods.
- Weight control. Adipose tissue provokes tumor growth, causing hormonal imbalance. Although the tumor is benign, significant hyperplasia can lead to acute urinary retention.
- Prevention of constipation. Difficulty in bowel movements causes severe pain, impairs blood circulation in the diseased organ. Food intake should normalize stool. It is not recommended to eat enough at bedtime. Dinner is 3 or 4 hours before bedtime.
- Fat restriction - no more than 30% of vegetable fats in the diet. Animal fats are prohibited.
- Vitamins, minerals, essential oleic acids - vitamins A, E, selenium, zinc, calcium. They contain seafood, pumpkin oil and seeds, seaweed, oil from flax seeds and wheat seedlings.
- Water mode. Two liters of fluid per day. Better than anything else, simple water, berry fruit drinks, fresh juices, decoctions of herbs are suitable. Most of the water should be drunk long before evening and not with meals, but an hour later.In the evening, exclude fluid, so as not to increase the load on the urethra.
The tasks of diet therapy for adenoma:
- Maintaining optimal weight or reducing obesity. If extra kilos are available, nutrition is based on similar principles, but less calorie. There are often, regularly, little by little - 5 - 6 times a day. Do not eat up at night. Limit sugar.
- Normalization of intestinal motility, prevention of constipation. They include foods with a high fiber content and laxative effect.
The preferred cooking methods are boiling, baking, stewing, steaming, with a minimum set of spices and salt.
The role of zinc, selenium, vitamin E
With prostate adenoma and prostatitis, it is important to avoid a lack of zinc and selenium in the body. These substances do not accumulate in the body. You should replenish their supplies from the outside, with a menu from the daily diet.
Zinc It is recommended to consume at least 15 g per day. Iron preparations interfere with absorption of zinc. The main quantity is "lost" during ejaculation. Zinc is necessary for the normal functioning of the whole organism, but most of all the reproductive system needs it, and the prostate in particular. The trace element is involved in the process of cell division, the synthesis of testosterone, affects the maturation and motor activity of sperm.
Zinc contains the following products:
- liver of pigs, cows, chickens,
- peanuts, pine nuts,
- pumpkin seeds, sesame seeds,
- lean meats
- sea fish,
- beans, peas,
- buckwheat and wheat groats,
- poultry breast
- oatmeal, flakes,
Daily need Selena is 65 mcg. Selenium deficiency develops when its level in the blood decreases by 20% from the norm. A regular micronutrient deficiency threatens the development of infertility in men. Selenium is necessary for the construction of a protective sperm capsule and the strength of its elements. In addition to participating in hormonal synthesis, selenium is necessary to strengthen the immune system and cleanse the blood of various kinds of toxins.
- quail and farm chicken egg,
- sea fish, seafood,
- any kind of nuts
- olive, sesame and pumpkin oil,
- Brown rice,
- corn and corn grits.
If there are problems with the purchase of high-quality products rich in selenium and zinc, it is necessary to “get” the lack of elements by taking biologically active additives with their high content.
Foods rich in preventing the pathological growth of tissues and normalize the hormonal balance in the body vitamin E. The fat-soluble antioxidant vitamin is involved in cellular respiration and ensures healthy tissue metabolism. It removes toxic substances, prevents the damage to capillaries, improves blood circulation to organs. With adenoma, vitamin E serves as a conductor of other useful elements and helps to restore the normal size of the prostate.
A large amount of vitamin E is found in the following foods:
- sunflower oil,
- high quality butter,
- walnuts, peanuts,
- green crops
- lettuce leaves
- broccoli and other types of cabbage,
- beans and soybeans,
- sea buckthorn,
- apples, pears with seeds.
Food should be easily digestible, eat freshly prepared. About 60% of the diet should be foods that do not require heat treatment. Prepare meat, fish, and other protein products using gentle methods: boiling, steaming, baking without a crust.
Diet with calculous form of prostatitis
Calculous prostatitis is a chronic disease characterized by the formation of calculi (stony inclusions) in the ducts of the prostate gland, which lead to pain in the lower abdomen, erectile dysfunction and difficulty urinating.
Calculous prostatitis develops over a long time, and its most common causes are reduced physical activity, dietary disorders and irregular sex life.
The diet for calculous prostatitis adheres to the principles described above, however, a restriction is also imposed on the intake of salt and protein food (this depends on the nature of the stones and first you need to conduct a complete diagnosis to understand which substances to limit).
With calculous prostatitis, it is recommended to use honey and some herbs and vegetables that help reduce stones and prevent the formation of new ones (asparagus, parsley, tincture of chestnut bark, pumpkin seeds)
What can I eat with prostatitis
Allowed products with prostatitis provide ease of digestion, prevent stagnation of the urinary system, and strengthen weakened immunity. Their regular use should become the norm of everyday life, and then the number of painful attacks of this chronic ailment will be minimized. Here are some food ingredients to pay special attention to:
- fish of all varieties,
- lean meats
- shrimp, herring, seafood,
- egg yolk,
- sesame seeds, nuts, seeds,
- onion garlic,
- cereals, oatmeal,
- beans, lentils, peas.
Useful foods for prostate adenoma
Nutrition for prostate adenoma involves a wide range of products that are allowed for consumption. The more actively a man eats vegetables, greens, the less he has a predisposition to the development of adenoma.
The following foods are most useful for prostate health:
- Different varieties of cabbage - Brussels, broccoli, color. Rich in substances that prevent pathological proliferation of prostate tissue. Normalize the hormonal background. A source of lutein and beta-carotene with antioxidant properties.
- Tomatoes Prevent the transformation of a benign tumor into a malignant one. Recommended for daily consumption. They contain lycopene, a pigment that is also called a natural antioxidant.
- Pears In particular, varieties containing a large amount of tannins. Useful for the male reproductive system, inhibit the development of inflammation.
- Spinach, parsley, dill. They regulate the level of hormones, have a light diuretic effect, and improve the microflora of the genitourinary system. Contain a large amount of vitamins, iron. Improve digestion. Beneficial effect on potency.
- The liver of animals and birds. A source of amino acids and protein compounds useful for metabolism and strong immunity. Iron, which is found in the liver, improves the composition of the blood and maintains hemoglobin levels. B vitamins have a beneficial effect on the health of the nervous system, exclude the development of stress.
- Bran, carrots. The formation of dihydrotestosterone is inhibited. Promote the assimilation of other elements useful to the body.
- Seafood. Contain zinc and other trace elements necessary for the male body. Improve sexual functions. Prevent the accumulation of fluids in the intercellular space.
Animal oils to replace with vegetable oils: olive, almond, pumpkin, sesame. Protein food, on the contrary, should be mainly of animal origin: lean meat, poultry breast, sea, river fish, cottage cheese. Hard cheese, egg white are useful in limited quantities.
Other products recommended for adenoma:
- any fresh vegetables, berries, fruits, greens,
- kefir, airan, tan, natural yogurt, other dairy products,
- meat broths of low concentration,
- any cereals
- hard pasta,
- black, gray, whole grain bread,
- dried fruits, honey,
- vitamin drinks such as jelly, stewed fruit, fruit drinks,
- tea on herbs.
It is important to learn how to cook with a small amount of salt, drink enough liquid - at least 2 liters, including first courses and drinks.
The list of permitted products may vary at different stages of the disease. A dietitian will help to adjust the diet.
Dietary nutrition for prostate adenoma
The diet for prostate adenoma includes a number of minor differences. Since with adenoma there is a significant proliferation of tissue of the prostate gland, it is necessary first of all to eliminate the effect on the gland of nearby organs, intestines and bladder. Therefore, the primary goal in this case is not to overload the bladder with liquid (especially at night) and to reduce gas formation and congestion in the intestine.
Nutrition for grade II prostate adenoma includes trace elements that prevent the intensive growth of tissue. These are zinc, selenium and polyunsaturated acids. The highest concentration among the allowed products is found in oat, rice and buckwheat cereals, seafood, root crops of celery and parsnip.
The daily intake of zinc and selenium is 15 mg, but with grade II adenoma, it is advisable to increase their dose to 25 mg. The assimilation of these elements better occurs with sufficient intake of vitamin A, a large amount of which is in olive oil. So it is better to season salads with them.
Nutrition for prostate adenoma also includes the exclusion of alcohol and smoking. Another feature of this diet is salt restriction. The use of salt in large quantities leads to water retention in the body, edema and stagnation in the venous bed.
What you can not eat with prostatitis
There are certain restrictions on the diet with adenoma, a violation of which can provoke a relapse of the underlying disease. To eat right, it is important to find out in advance what should not be eaten, which food ingredients remain forever under a strict medical ban. Prohibited prostatitis diets are detailed below:
- alcoholic drinks,
- fatty meat dishes,
- starchy foods
- marinade and preservation,
- flour products and sweets,
- fast food, instant foods,
- cocoa and all its derivatives.
Nutrition after surgical treatment
The first day after the operation - drinking regimen from 2.5 to 3 liters of water to restore normal functioning of the urinary system. You can not drink sweet juices. Better water.
On the second day you can eat. Recommended:
- Drink plenty of water up to three liters during the day, do not drink at night, do not drink at all after 19 hours.
- Easily digestible food that does not irritate the intestines, rich in protein and zinc - boiled chicken, low-fat low-salt cheese, eggs, lentils. Frequent and fractional meals - five or six times a day. Dinner no later than three hours before bedtime.
In the following days:
- Protein-vegetable diet with a predominance of vegetable protein in a ratio of 7: 3. Two-thirds of the diet should be vegetables and greens. Vegetarianism is allowed. The food is light, digestible, and a balanced diet.
- Eat five times a day a little. At night, refrain from eating.
- Complete exclusion of animal fat from the diet.
- Balanced drinking regimen. To drink water, as well as decoctions of herbs with a diuretic effect, there are fruits that have a similar effect.
Diet after surgery on prostate adenoma
Sometimes a full-fledged treatment of prostate adenoma without surgery is impossible. In this case, the patient’s diet also undergoes small changes.
The diet after removal of prostate adenoma is aimed at normalizing stool and reducing the load on the intestines. The basic principle of nutrition is the use of fruits, vegetables and protein-rich foods. Dairy products will also play an important role in the restoration of intestinal microflora.
In addition, it is necessary to increase the amount of fluid drunk to 2 liters, despite the fact that in the first time after surgery, some patients report urinary incontinence.This is corrected by special exercises.
The diet after TUR of the prostate is not much different. TUR - transurethral resection, one of the methods of surgical intervention, in which a special resectoscope is inserted through the urethra. With its help, the surgeon sees the bladder from the inside through the camera and the gland is operated on.
This operation is more gentle than other types of removal of the adenoma, and since there is no effect on the intestines, the normalization of its work is no longer a priority. However, all other principles remain the same.
Prohibited Food for Prostate Adenoma
With adenoma, even therapeutic fasting is recommended. But the method has many contraindications. If it is not possible to be under the regular supervision of an andrologist and nutritionist, then the best option is to follow a diet. Neglect of recommendations and a gross deviation from the rules of dietary nutrition can have negative consequences for the body, threatening to worsen the condition. Those who avoid consuming illicit foods heal faster.
Products from the following list should be excluded from the menu.
- Fatty meat cooked by frying. It contains carcinogens that contribute to the proliferation of prostate tissue and pose a threat in terms of oncology.
- Any smoked meats. Even the highest quality products contain extractive substances and carcinogens cause irreparable harm to the sick body.
- Alcohol. It causes irritation of the mucous membranes, negatively affects digestion and the genitourinary system. Deterioration of urine flow, which is already a big problem with adenoma.
- Fats of animal origin. Good butter can be consumed daily, but in very limited quantities - not more than 20 g. Dairy and sour-milk products should be selected with a small percentage of fat content. From fermented baked milk, fat sour cream, cream is better to completely abandon. Animal fat is a source of cholesterol, which worsens the functioning of blood vessels and the circulatory system.
- Margarine. Refers to trans fats, categorically not recommended for prostate diseases.
- Spicy, overly acidic foods, spices. Irritate the bladder and ureter, interfere with the healthy passage of urine through the channels.
Diet after removal of prostate adenoma
After the operation, the intestines are weakened, so on a restorative diet, do not overload it with heavy food. The first step is to reduce the consumption of animal fats, increase the concentration of vegetable protein and fiber. Such valuable ingredients enhance intestinal motility, accelerate the natural digestion process. The basic rules of nutrition after removal of prostate adenoma are as follows:
- To draw fiber from thermally processed fruits and vegetables.
- Zinc and selenium taken from seafood.
- To maintain the gastrointestinal tract in good shape, nutrition should be fractional.
- To prevent constipation, use beets, cabbage, prunes, dried apricots.
- Drink vitamins.
What to eat after removal of the tumor
- Dietary meat: rabbit, chicken, turkey.
- Fish and seafood. It contains tocopherol, and seafood - zinc and selenium, inhibiting tumor growth, increasing immunity and antioxidant levels.
- Cereals: oatmeal, buckwheat, rice.
- Any vegetables. Legumes with a high content of vegetable protein are acceptable. Useful tomatoes containing lycopene. Due to its high fiber content, vegetables stimulate peristalsis well. You need to eat more greens, including mustard, horseradish, preventing inflammation.
- Sour-milk products help the intestines.
- Fresh fruits contain vitamins, fiber and trace elements. Do not recommend eating bananas.
- Green tea can be drunk without fear. It is needed for the production of testosterone and contains catechins that help with prostate cancer.
The cooking method is the same. Frying, deep-frying is not allowed.
The menu includes all kinds of vegetable soups, cereals without milk, vegetable dishes, fresh juices and dried fruits.
Clinical nutrition reduces the risk of cancer, activates the immune system, and contributes to the normal functioning of the intestine. Despite postoperative urinary incontinence, drinking should not be limited.
An example of a weekly menu with prostatitis
Since prostatitis is the most common pathology of the prostate gland, here is a weekly menu for it. It is the least limited and is perfect for other prostate diseases, adjusted for their specifics and features.
So, suppose the patient has chronic prostatitis, in the acute stage. An approximate diet for prostatitis: a menu for a week
- Breakfast - rice porridge with honey.
- Lunch - vegetable soup with chicken breast.
- Snack - yogurt.
- Dinner - mashed potatoes with boiled fish and vegetables.
- Breakfast - cottage cheese casserole with raisins.
- Lunch - cabbage rolls with rice and mushrooms.
- Snack - fresh or baked apples.
- Dinner - rice porridge with chicken.
- Breakfast - scrambled eggs in olive oil.
- Lunch - buckwheat soup with chicken.
- Snack - fermented baked milk.
- Dinner - mashed potatoes with vegetables and chicken breast.
- Breakfast - cheesecakes with honey or jam,
- Lunch - vegetable soup with beef,
- Afternoon snack - fruit salad,
- Dinner - buckwheat porridge.
- Breakfast - cottage cheese with jam.
- Lunch - vegetable soup with beef.
- Snack - bananas.
- Dinner - pasta with cheese.
- Breakfast - scrambled eggs in olive oil.
- Lunch - vegetable stew with chicken breast.
- Snack - fruit jelly.
- Dinner - pasta with cheese.
- Breakfast - cottage cheese casserole with raisins.
- Lunch - rice soup with chicken breast.
- Snack - kefir.
- Dinner - buckwheat porridge with boiled fish.
To eliminate constipation, it is recommended:
- Consume large amounts of fiber for active work of the large intestine.
- Drink plenty of water.
- Reduce consumption of muffins and foods that are difficult to digest.
- Eat foods that normalize the intestinal microflora: fermented milk drinks, prunes.
It is useful to master the preparation of fermented milk products at home. For these purposes, various types of starter cultures with live bacteria are sold in pharmacies. You can diversify the menu with yogurt, kefir, bifidoc, acidolac of own manufacture.
Recipes for prostatitis diet
The following recipes from our weekly menu may come in handy in order to diversify your diet.
Pour 2 liters of water into the pan, bring to a boil, add cloves, cinnamon and boil for another 5 minutes. Pour 500 g of cherries into water, add a glass of sugar. In a glass of water, dilute 3-4 tablespoons of starch. Gently pour the starch solution into the jelly, stirring continuously. Cook for several minutes until thickened.
Pour raisins with boiling water and leave to steam for several minutes. Stir 100 g of sour cream with three tablespoons of semolina, leave to swell for 15 minutes. Beat two eggs with 4 tablespoons of sugar on a blender until foamy. Beat 300 g of cottage cheese, semolina with sour cream on a blender, one packet of vanillin and a baking powder of the dough until smooth. Add the beaten eggs with sugar and swollen raisins to the dough, mix thoroughly. Put the dough in a mold greased with olive oil. Bake in a preheated oven to 180 degrees for 40-45 minutes.
Diet after removal of the prostate
The operation to remove prostate tissue is called transurethral resection - TUR. It is carried out as part of the surgical treatment of adenoma. Diet after TUR of the prostate should contribute to the quickest recovery of the body. Nutrition is adjusted by a nutritionist. This takes into account the age and condition of the patient, the presence of inflammatory processes and allergies.
In the first days after the resection, sparing nutrition in small portions from dishes that are well absorbed by the body is recommended:
- mashed soups
- vegetable stew,
- low concentration broths.
Then you can enter lean meat, chicken, sea fish, seafood. You should completely abandon baking, legumes, offal, canned goods, strong tea, coffee, soda. You can not add food seasonings with flavor enhancers.
Additional treatments for prostatitis
In addition to a proper diet, daily regimen and drug treatment, there are a number of other procedures that have proven effective in treating prostatitis in practice. Among them are physiotherapy, such as SMT phoresis, magnetotherapy and others. Also plays an important role and massage of the prostate through the rectum. Stimulation of the gland has a positive effect on the background of medications.
As in the treatment of many other diseases, a healthy diet plays a big role in prostate diseases. Without an adequate medical or surgical treatment, an isolated diet will not lead to recovery, however, it is the right menu and diet that create optimal conditions for recovery.
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Prohibited foods for adenoma
Factors such as overweight (it is always accompanied by problems with blood vessels and blood pressure), constipation, which lead to irregular urination and stagnation of urine, can have a negative effect on the course of the disease. The function of therapeutic nutrition in adenoma is to completely eliminate these factors in order to alleviate the patient’s condition and achieve a greater effect of drug therapy.
The patient should remove the following products from the menu:
- fat meat,
- refractory animal fats, margarines, spreads, pastry creams,
- cool meat and fish broths,
- fish caviar
- meat offal,
- canned food
- semi-finished products
- smoked meats
- pickles and pickles,
- spicy spices
- fast food,
- Butter baking
- shop sauces, such as mayonnaise, ketchup, etc.,
- fatty dairy and dairy products,
- salty and spicy varieties of hard cheese,
- strong tea and coffee,
- alcoholic drinks.
The last item on the list causes a mixed opinion of doctors, some of them allow you to drink a glass of high-quality red wine 1-2 times a week, others are completely against this practice, since alcohol disturbs the metabolism in the body and causes other negative reactions.
If your doctor does not mind, you can drink alcohol, but only as an exception and in very small quantities. You can drink high quality dry red wine, all other drinks with any alcohol content are prohibited, especially beer.
Despite the fact that the list of banned foods includes many goodies that representatives of the strong half of humanity love to indulge, they will not have to suffer from hunger and get bored from the gastronomic monotony. If after a biopsy you have not been diagnosed with cancer, then there is every chance of making your life more comfortable with a special diet.
Overgrown prostate tissue can decrease significantly if you eat foods that contain zinc, selenium, and polyunsaturated acids. Particular emphasis should be placed on seafood, cereals, legumes and plant foods.
Selenium is best absorbed in the "company" with vitamin A, because fish, seafood and cereals need to be eaten along with vegetable oils. It will also be better perceived when taken with vitamin E.
The patient's diet should consist of such products:
- lean meats other than beef and pork,
- fish and seafood, especially you need to focus on scallops, fatty fish, shrimp, oysters,
- vegetables in any form, except for fried, avoid sorrel, spinach, radish and radish and, conversely, eat more celery and parsnip,
- porridge, except semolina, it is especially useful to eat oatmeal and buckwheat,
- pumpkin and sunflower seeds,
- seasonal fruits and berries,
- sea kale,
- mushrooms, but in a limited amount,
- legumes, also need to be taken very carefully so that there is no constipation,
- chicken eggs, not more than 1 pc. in a day,
- dairy and dairy products with a low percentage of fat content,
- whole wheat bread, yesterday’s wholemeal bread,
- unsalted butter in limited quantities,
- decoctions of rose hips,
- weak tea and coffee,
- still mineral water.
Features of cooking and eating on a diet
Doctors do not recommend patients suffering from prostate adenoma to eat fried food, as it creates an additional burden on the digestive tract and helps to increase bad cholesterol in the blood. This means that for culinary processing it is best to use baking in the oven without oil, boiling, steaming or stewing in water.
Very strictly during the diet period salt is limited. It’s best if you don’t use it at all or just lightly add ready-made meals. Sodium chloride retains moisture in the body, raises blood pressure and promotes stagnation of urine, and in our case this is an unacceptable phenomenon. Diuretic infusions, such as a decoction of wild rose and cranberry juice, should be consumed in the morning, but in the evening it is best to completely stop drinking so as not to overload the bladder.
You need to eat fractionally. If the patient is overweight, then the calorie content of the food will be lower than the physiological norm; if there is no such problem, it is enough to exclude harmful foods from the diet.
Servings should not be too large, it is advisable to eat every day at the same time.
Estimated Daily Diet Menu
- We have breakfast with buckwheat porridge boiled in water without adding salt, steam fish cakes and salad with fresh herbs, tomatoes and cucumbers, we drink a cup of weak coffee with milk.
- For lunch, eat your favorite berries or fruits.
- We have dinner with vegetable soup, meatballs from turkey, we can cook rice with vegetables for garnish, for dessert we eat fruit mousse, and after a meal we drink a glass of broth from rose hips.
- At lunch, eat a piece of dried cake and drink a cup of tea.
- We have dinner with low-fat cottage cheese with the addition of honey and fruits, we drink half a glass of fermented baked milk.
Positive and negative aspects of medical nutrition
Despite the fact that the diet is considered therapeutic, it can have some contraindications and vary, depending on what kind of severity of the disease is found in the patient and what kind of concomitant illnesses he has. For example, with constipation, legumes should be completely excluded from the diet, and more plant foods with coarse fiber should be consumed.
Only a doctor can reliably tell you what you can eat, and what is strictly forbidden, you can not prescribe a diet yourself in any case.
For those who have already encountered the problem of prostate adenoma, a special diet helped in the treatment. The patient reviews and results confirm that dietary nutrition combined with drug therapy gives excellent results, the size of the tumor decreases, and the condition improves significantly. You can eat tasty and healthy food, following all the recommendations of a doctor.
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What is prostate adenoma
In medical practice, prostate adenoma is understood as a benign tumor (hyperplasia - BPH) that occurs in men after the age of 40 years. Outwardly, the disease is the proliferation of tissue between the segments of the organ, the occurrence of nodes in it. The causes of the development of the disease are hormonal changes. Determine prostate adenoma by the following symptoms of the body:
- frequent urination
- thin, weak urine stream, may be interrupted,
- feeling of incomplete emptying of the bladder,
- straining when urinating, incontinence.
Three stages of the manifestation of the pathology of prostate adenoma are distinguished. They are characterized by the following factors in patients:
- The first - violations are minimal, there is an increase in nighttime urination, lethargy of the stream. The stage of a prostate adenoma tumor lasts 1-10 years.
- The second - severe symptoms - intermittent stream, straining, a feeling of incomplete emptying. Urine remains in the bladder, the delay leads to inflammation of the mucosa, burning, pain.
- The third is unproductive urine output at night and day. Recovery of prostate adenoma can only be achieved with complex therapy and seeking medical help.
Diet for prostate adenoma of the 2nd degree
With the development of the second stage of the disease, when the symptoms are bright, you need a diet for prostate adenoma. Doctors give the following recommendations:
- rejection of fried, spicy, fatty,
- a ban on alcohol, beer, smoked meats, spices, spices, sauces - for taste, it is better to add lemon juice and dry greens to dishes,
- refusal of strong coffee and tea,
- flour products, rich broths, sweets, pastries, are harmful on the diet,
- rejection of starchy foods, canned food, marinade, caviar,
- restriction on the use of chocolate, cocoa products, legumes,
- the inclusion of foods rich in zinc and selenium - seaweed, eggs, pork or beef liver,
- the use of pistachios, olive oil, cereals,
- with prostate adenoma it is useful to eat bran, egg yolks, mushrooms, nuts, seafood,
- sources of protein and lipids - calf liver, coconut oil, herring, pumpkin seeds, watermelon,
- with prostate adenoma, it is useful to drink freshly squeezed juices, decoctions of herbs, water, milk and sour-milk drinks, compotes,
- any berries are useful on a diet, and vegetables - beets, tomatoes, carrots, cabbage, pumpkin, zucchini, cucumbers, green peas.
Products for prostatitis
In order for food with prostatitis to be beneficial and not aggravate the patient's condition, it is useful to follow the dietary process and include products in the menu:
- dried apricots, raisins, figs, prunes,
- citrus fruits, apples, strawberries, raspberries,
- potatoes, carrots, beets, squash, pumpkin, cauliflower, cucumbers, tomatoes, green peas, lettuce, greens,
- garlic, onion, parsnip, parsley, mustard, horseradish,
- whole grains (buckwheat, corn, oats), rye flour baked goods,
- cow, goat milk and its derivatives,
- cereals, except semolina - pearl barley, buckwheat
- low salt and fat cheese, lean beef,
- sea kale,
- lean meat, seafood, fish of lean varieties, shrimp, mussels, scallops,
- vitamins with zinc and selenium,
- water, broth of wild rose, brewing weak tea, better than green,
- first courses - vegetable, milk soups,
- vegetable and butter low-fat oil - not more than 30% of the daily calorie content,
- one egg per day.
Can I drink coffee
Men with prostate adenoma who are used to drinking strong coffee will have to forget about the drink during the diet. Caffeine negatively affects the health of the body, so it should be discarded. It is forbidden to diet and strong tea, alcohol, carbonated drinks. With prostate adenoma, it is better to drink water without gas, compotes and freshly squeezed fruit juices.It is better to take liquid on a diet between meals and two hours before going to bed. Useful drinks for prostate adenoma are rosehip broth, herbal infusion, dairy products.
Diet menu for prostate adenoma
According to doctors, the diet for prostatitis in men should have a varied and balanced diet, including proteins, fats and carbohydrates to solve the problem. A sample menu for prostate adenoma looks like this:
- breakfast - buckwheat cereal in milk, fresh vegetable salad with a small amount of vegetable oil,
- lunch - make vegetable soup on a weak broth, bake rabbit stew with vegetables, cook a salad,
- afternoon tea - fruit, sour-milk drink,
- dinner - steamed fish, vegetables, fruits with a spoon of yogurt,
- an hour or two before bedtime - a glass of kefir.
Nutrition for prostatitis in men
Inflammatory diseases of the prostate in men can occur in acute and chronic form. Acute and chronic prostatitis are caused by the penetration of different strains of bacteria, mainly Escherichia coli, into the prostate tissue. Unlike acute prostatitis, chronic inflammation of the prostate can be asymptomatic, however, with a combination of adverse factors, it will manifest itself. It is important to adhere to proper nutrition both in the acute period of the disease and in the chronic course of the disease.
The main objectives of the recommended medicine for prostatitis diets are as follows:
- suppress the vital activity of bacteria that cause inflammation of the prostate gland,
- strengthen the immune system, which is the protective system of the body,
- improve men's health, potency.
Men with prostatitis should not neglect dietary restrictions, as the diet for patients includes a variety of healthy, nutritious foods, many of which are present in every man’s daily diet.
Therefore, the principles of a healthy diet for inflammation of the prostate gland are as follows:
- during the illness, it is required to reduce the use of alcoholic beverages, as they irritate the prostate tissue, enhancing the inflammatory process and painful sensations. During remission, the daily dose of alcohol should not exceed 200 ml. unbaptized wine, or 100 ml of vodka, or 0.5 liters. beer
- get rid of the bad habit of smoking, since substances that penetrate the blood with tobacco smoke adversely affect the blood circulation of the prostate gland, worsen the outflow of venous blood from the affected organ. Also, smoking reduces the level of the hormone testosterone, which affects potency, reduces immunity, in some cases leads to prostate adenoma,
- during the disease it is important to refuse or limit the consumption of fatty and fried foods leading to atherosclerosis (clogging of the walls of arteries and veins), which leads to a deterioration in blood circulation, problems with potency,
Nutrition for chronic prostatitis in men
Diet for chronic prostatitis in men should be an integral part of their lives.
It is necessary to enrich your diet with vegetables from the Cruciferous (Cabbage) family, namely:
The above plants have a large number of mustard oils, which improve the salivation process, normalize metabolism, and increase immunity. And volatile, contained in horseradish, have a detrimental effect on bacteria, leading to inflammation of the prostate gland.
It is necessary to consume garlic and onions daily, which also inhibit the vital activity of pathogenic bacteria, improve the functioning of the cardiovascular system, and normalize blood circulation in the tissues. In addition, onions improve potency. It is advisable to add these plants to each cooked dish (after heat treatment they do not lose useful properties).
Nutrition for prostatitis in men during exacerbation of the disease
In the acute period of the disease, men need to enrich their diet with a macronutrient such as Zn (zinc). This element takes part in hematopoiesis, improves the functioning of cellular and humoral immunity and, most importantly, has a good effect on the state of the gland, potency, regulates the synthesis of androgens and testosterone - male sex hormones.
- seafood: oysters, sardines, kelp (seaweed),
- liver, meat (it is better to use low-fat),
- cereals and legumes: corn, buckwheat, rice, millet,
- nuts: cashews, almonds, Brazil nut, walnut, pine nuts, hazelnuts, pistachios,
- greens of dill, parsley, cilantro, spinach.
It is important for men suffering from prostatitis to have most of these foods in their diets daily. You also need to eat fresh vegetables, fruits, which well increase immunity, which fight against various infections.
Diet for chronic prostatitis caused by a bacterial infection
If the cause of prostatitis is Escherichia coli or the Klebsiella bacterium, enterococci and other microorganisms, then nutrition should be aimed at inhibiting the vital activity of these pathogenic agents and increasing immunity. In this case, it is important to include in the diet plants that contain a large number of phytoncides - substances that have a detrimental effect on bacteria and fungi.
Products containing phytoncides are, first of all, onions, garlic, horseradish. They must be present on the table at the man. A large number of phytoncides form conifers, so patients with prostatitis need to walk in the fresh air in the places where conifers grow (it is best in the spring, when a lot of pollen is formed).
What can not be eaten with prostatitis?
Here is a list of products that men should refrain from in case of prostate inflammation:
- most legume plants: beans, beans, peas, lentils,
- fatty broths on pork, lamb,
- fatty fish species,
- Carbonated drinks
- acid-containing plants (sorrel),
- strong brewed tea, coffee,
- salty and spicy foods, dishes.
What is useful for prostatitis?
To the above list of useful products, you can add:
- tower cultures: melons, watermelons, as well as zucchini, pumpkin,
- most vegetables: tomatoes, potatoes, beets, cucumbers, carrots, cabbage,
- dairy products: cottage cheese, unsalted feta cheese, medium-fat cheese, yogurt, sour cream, yogurt, yogurt, kefir. These products are necessary for the functioning of the digestive system, the normalization of beneficial intestinal microflora, the suppression of the activity of E. coli,
- dried fruits: dried apricots, prunes, figs,
- Rye bread,
- pasta, italian spaghetti,
- vegetable fats: sunflower, linseed, corn, olive oil.
As you can see, men suffering from psoriasis are allowed to use many products from which you can cook a variety of delicious dishes.
Can I eat watermelon with prostatitis patients?
Watermelon with prostatitis is necessarily indicated for eating. Watermelons, like tomatoes, contain lycopene, a substance that is an important antioxidant that helps improve the condition of blood vessels, prevent the development of atherosclerosis, and protect the body from cancer.
Can I drink beer during remission?
Any type of alcohol worsens the condition of the patient, especially during exacerbation of the disease. Therefore, excessive consumption of alcohol will only do harm. No more than 0.5 liters of beer is allowed, and only during the period of remission.
Sample menu for the week
Food for patients with prostatitis should be varied and must be taken in a warm form, which improves digestion. You need to eat in small portions 4-5 times a day.For breakfast, you can cook rice, oatmeal, buckwheat, corn, millet or other porridge (you can use milk), vegetable salad or vinaigrette. Drink a glass of juice or jelly.
For lunch, it is good to eat hot liquid dishes: soup, cabbage soup, borsch (without beans). On the second: mashed potatoes, stews, porridge, stewed cabbage with meat, pilaf. Be sure to include baked or boiled fish, dietary meat, meatballs, steamed.
Dinner should be light so as not to impede the functioning of the intestinal tract. You can make a salad of fruits or vegetables, cottage cheese casserole. During the diet, drinking is allowed: plain water, herbal tea, kissel, freshly squeezed juices from fruits or vegetables, fruit drinks, milk.
Adhering to such a diet and the above tips, you can get rid of the discomfort that occurs against the background of prostatitis, and improve overall health.
The effectiveness of a diet for the treatment of prostatitis
There are several diet options for chronic prostatitis. In the first case, relevant for the acute stage of the disease, the patient is subject to strict restrictions and he adheres to the diet recommended by the doctors. In the second case, the diet is advisory in nature and is used more likely for preventive purposes and for the treatment of the chronic form of the disease. It is simply recommended here to eliminate harmful products, introduce a taboo for alcohol and fatty, as well as give tips on the consumption of fluids and useful things, including mineral supplements, vegetables and herbs.
The feasibility of using one or another nutritional scheme is determined by the age of the man, his state of health, the form of the disease, the degree of his neglect and the presence of concomitant diseases. Proper nutrition during the disease significantly reduces treatment time, minimizes harm to the body and increases its resistance to bacterial invasion. So, for all men who have crossed the forty-year-old barrier, it makes sense to abandon heavy, cholesterol-rich foods, as this leads to clogging of blood vessels, narrowing of the ducts of the prostate gland and an increased risk of prostatitis, as well as a number of much more serious disorders.
Scientific studies have proven the effectiveness of the treatment of prostatitis. Thus, by changing the approach to nutrition, the clinical picture improved in 30% of men, while 80% of those who strictly adhered to the diet said goodbye to the disease forever. It is believed that inflammation of the prostate and the appearance of congestion in the pelvic organs are an inevitable evil for every third adult man. In fact, this is far from being the case, and the problem itself appeared in the mid 90s of the last century, when the fast food industry began to develop widely, people began to lead a sedentary lifestyle and neglect healthy food.
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The specificity of medical nutrition for prostatitis is that the products should be extremely useful, promote good peristalsis and provide a person with the necessary amount of vitamins and minerals. You can not allow long breaks between meals and make your menu monotonous. It is imperative to consume sufficient fluid, as this helps to flush the urinary tract, facilitate the emptying of the bladder and prevent constipation.
Preference should be given to natural food, introducing a large amount of fresh vegetables and fruits into the diet and avoiding saturated fats.In addition to caring for digestion, the diet should provide the body with the necessary supply of vitamins and minerals, as this is important for maintaining the defenses and the ability to resist infection.
It is obligatory for the period of treatment of the acute form that patients are advised to abandon all products that cause increased gas formation: sweets, pastries and legumes will lead to flatulence, which will aggravate the pain so much that a man will need emergency hospitalization.
Caution should be taken to habitual snacks, since it is here that it is easiest to imperceptibly disrupt the diet and eat something harmful. It is advisable to have fruits, beekeeping products, pumpkin seeds, yoghurts and cottage cheese on hand. Avoiding the appearance of hunger during the day, a person can easily cope with the temptation to be seduced by a hamburger, a handful of nuts or pizza. With special care during the treatment period, it is necessary to monitor the quality of the products, since the prospect of poisoning with such a delicate diagnosis is not the most promising.
Doctors recommend a list of products that must be present on the table of an adult man who wants to avoid prostate inflammation or cure it. Moreover, including healthy food in the diet daily, you can avoid the development of the disease in principle. It is noteworthy that the products recommended for consumption are quite affordable, tasty and versatile. With a minimum of culinary skills, you can turn even broccoli and spinach into a gastronomic masterpiece.
So, diet food includes:
- parsley, parsnip, basil, all kinds of herbs,
- dairy products, cottage cheese,
- sugar and cereal-free yogurts,
- natural fruits and vegetables,
- beekeeping products,
- dried fruits,
- lean meat, poultry, sea fish,
- any seafood, with the exception of caviar,
- olive and linseed oil.
Horseradish and mustard are especially effective in the fight against prostatitis. Despite the fact that these food additives are considered acute, in this case they have a beneficial effect on the health of the genitourinary system, prevent the development of cancer and have a whole range of useful properties. It is allowed to consume chicory, green tea and hibiscus twice a week, however, preference should be given to decoctions of chamomile, sage, cranberry or lingonberry fruit drinks, and large quantities of water. So, at least 3 liters of liquid should be drunk per day.
All food should be rich in fiber. The essence of this recommendation is to facilitate the process of defecation, since filling the intestines causes discomfort, squeezes the organs of the small pelvis, due to which congestive processes increase. Zinc is also indicated for prostatitis. And you need to do this daily, getting this valuable trace element both from food and taking it in the form of a concentrated preparation.
When there is reason to believe that a man develops inflammation of the prostate, it makes sense to exclude from the diet all spices, alcohol, spicy and salty. When the diagnosis is confirmed, all of these products are strictly prohibited. In no case should you drink strong tea and coffee during the treatment period, especially with an acute form of the disease.
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- beans, peas, lentils,
- meat and mushroom broths,
- carbonated drinks,
- fried, smoked, spicy,
- pickles, pickled vegetables, herring,
- pastry, pastries.
The most harmful product for prostatitis is alcohol, since it irritates the ducts of the prostate, which are already narrowed due to inflammation. Smoking and the use of fast food are contraindicated. These products are on the banned list because of their ability to constrict blood vessels, clog them with cholesterol plaques, and irritate the mucous membranes of internal organs.In addition, prohibiting the ingestion of certain fruits and vegetables, nutritionists proceeded from considerations of their influence on the process of gas formation and defecation, which is extremely important to alleviate the illness in the acute phase as much as possible.
Sample menu for the week
There is no strict nutritional framework for prostatitis, however, there is a list of products that should never be eaten. For those who find it difficult to control their diet, nutritionists have developed an approximate version of the menu for the week, dishes from which you can vary, combining and replacing with identical ones. By practicing such nutrition, one can not only achieve the cure of the disease, but also prevent its relapse.