Dietary advice for people with urinary diseases

Especially good: Barley, pumpkin seeds, asparagus and onions.

 

Fruits: Raspberries, watermelon, grapefruit, apples and figs.

 

Vegetables: White cabbage, pumpkins, potatoes, eggplant, watercress, cucumbers, celery, leek and all vegetables.

 

Grains: Barley and soy beans.

 

Herbs and spices: Juniper berries, parsley, thyme, garlic, sage, rosemary, chamomile and dandelion leaves.

 

Nuts and seeds: Pumpkin seeds and all nuts except for peanuts.

 

Yogurt is good for cystitis, especially if it contains acidophilus.

 

Avoid:

  • Animal proteins because when it is digested uric and oxalic acids are produced which can form kidney stones.
  • Too much sugar and salt.
  • Everything containing oxalic acid like coffee, tea, chocolate, rhubarb, peanuts, spinach, beets and strawberries.
  • Juices from citrus fruits and vitamin C increase the urines acidity.

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