Prostate inflammatory disease caused by degenerative changes in the parenchyma of the prostate. Increased tissue growth in the body (hyperplasia) benign prostatic hyperplasia. Adenoma is a benign tumor and is often diagnosed in men older than 40 years. Approximately 50 % of patients with diseases of the prostate leads to a healthy life, the bad habits, eat properly. The nutrition plays an important role in the treatment and prevention of prostatitis, and BPH, so the treatment of the disease carried out against the backdrop of the compulsory correction of the diet of the men.
Why you need a diet?
The role of nutrition in the treatment of prostate diseases, it's huge. It is very important to prevent constipation, as they can cause severe pain, interfering with the circulation in the pelvic organs and cause poisoning, which has caused significant delays in the body products of the decay. Improves bowel motility, improve digestion processes, and attribute you want to include the foods rich in fiber, and vegetable fibers. These are the following:
- fresh seasonal berries and fruits;
- greens (preferably from the garden);
- unprocessed grains (unpolished risk, buckwheat);
- bran, rye, wheat;
- fruit juices (natural).
If the prostate blood vessels, the prostate is compressed, damaged cells nutrients body can occur with acute tissue hypoxia. The blood circulation in the pelvic organs is also impaired, there may be internal swelling, dangerous to the development of hydrocephalus. To organize the work of the cardiovascular system, it is necessary to provide the body with sufficient amount of fatty acids. They are also necessary for the healthy functioning of the reproductive and sexual system, normal synthesis of testosterone and other sex hormones.
Important! If the prostate gland increase of developing diabetes and atherosclerosis, so the diet is the disease associated with restriction of food in large quantities is harmful cholesterol, sugar.
Diet any disease of the prostate should include the appropriate number of elements necessary to maintain your men's health. This is, first and foremost, zinc, selenium. The consumption rate of data elements years old men 18 to 45 years (a day):
- zinc – 25 mg;
- selenium – 5 mcg.
Large amounts of zinc, selenium, found in seafood: crab, the Media, the oysters. It is advantageous to include in the menu, the seaweed, the algae (fucus, kelp), sea fish. No less useful for eggs, but it is better to choose the quail eggs, because they contain less cholesterol, and more minerals as compared to chicken eggs.
Products containing large amounts of selenium:
|Product group||What is included?|
|Meat, slaughter by-products, offal||Beef, pork, liver.|
|Seafood||Clam, oyster, crab, octopus|
|Legumes||Lentils, red beans, peas|
|Grain||Oats, barley grits, buckwheat (you can take green buckwheat), brown rice, corn grits|
Products containing large amounts of zinc:
|Product group||What is included?|
|Any seafood||Clam, crab, oyster|
|Seeds, nuts||Pumpkin, and watermelon (dried), sesame seeds, any type of nuts|
|Meat, slaughter by-products, offal||Beef, lamb, veal liver.|
|Fish||Every kind of fish (the most zinc include herring)|
|Cocoa||Natural cocoa (strictly limited)|
Important! If you are not able to achieve the required consumption level of these minerals in the diet, you need to take mineral supplements or vitamin-mineral complexes. It is better to choose drugs with the addition of antioxidants, since they promote the repair of damaged tissues of the prostate on a cellular level, and improves the functional state of the cells in the body.
To normalize the synthesis the production of testosterone is regulated by estradiol, which must be included the diet foods containing vitamin e not only cleans the cells from toxins and helps to absorb other useful items, as well as the health of the mucous membranes and soft tissues of the prostate.
The principle of nutrition, the diseases of the prostate
You need to eat small meals (200 to 300 g per reception), you have to do a certain agenda. Eating at the same time it improves the digestion and promotes proper digestive enzymes, improves the absorption of mineral elements, substances and prevents the development of constipation.
Avoid excessive fluid intake in the evening, as this may interfere with a quality night's sleep, which is the formation of a swelling of the prostate.
The base of the diet should be protein foods, vegetables, fruits, grains, and vegetable oils, good quality. Carbohydrate intake is recommended to minimize.
Important! If someone is overweight, consult a dietitian, nutrition, diet. This is especially true for patients with body weight of more than 90-100 kg. Obesity has a negative impact on the condition of the prostate and prevents your body, so every treatment under the influence of this factor will be ineffective.
You need to eliminate?
Kidney disease doctors recommended to minimize the consumption of salt as it causes fluid retention in the body, contributes to the swelling of the tissues in the body. This confirms that the severity of the inflammatory process pain syndrome, reduces the effectiveness of treatment. Spices, seasoning, pickled vegetables, vinegar, pickles, home – that may also contribute to the accumulation of fluid in subcutaneous fat, so these foods do not belong in your diet.
Forbidden foods, prostate
It is strictly prohibited to use the following categories of products:
- fish roe;
- chocolate and products containing cocoa, and confectionery;
- carbonated beverages, lemonade;
- flour products;
- sweet cakes, fresh bread;
- sauces industrial production;
- salty cheese.
Banned foods with many chemical additives: emulsifiers, dyes, stabilisers, preservative. Yogurt, life expectancy more than 5-7 days, do not bring any benefit to the body, so these foods should not be on the menu, the patient the prostate.
If the prostate is strictly prohibited to consume alcoholic beverages
Important! It is strictly forbidden to consume alcoholic beverages (at any dose). This rule applies to alcoholic products every, even the minimum ethanol content. Alcohol's harmful effect on the blood vessels, blood flow in the prostate tissue, which is an acute shortage of oxygen, the nutrients. This can cause impotence, infertility, malignant cell growth and inflammatory processes.
After the acute process will be asymptomatic, mild relief. A limited number can be used:
- cocoa (1 time / week);
- dark chocolate (1-2 pieces);
- peas, beans;
- vegetables, which are a lot of purine (cabbage, onion);
- liver pork, beef stomach (1 every 7-10 days).
Foods high in purine
If the patient decides about the alcohol, you must follow certain rules:
- alcoholic drinks must be of good quality (bought in authorised shops);
- I can't drink alcohol on an empty stomach;
- a snack should consist of protein products (meat, poultry), and slow carbs (rye bread);
- any discomfort (abdominal pain, nausea, dizziness), intake of alcohol should be stopped;
- do not exceed the permissible patients dosage prostatitis.
Permissible doses of alcohol when BPH or prostatitis (strictly symptom free!)
|Dosage||The amount of alcohol|
|Wine (the fortress of 8.5-12 %)||200 ml|
Important! Alcohol should not be more than 2 times a month strictly the recommended dosage.
Nutrition for diseases of the prostate should be diverse, of high quality. It is important to monitor your protein and carbs to prevent excessive fat intake. The following guidelines, the allowed foods for each nutrient group.
- vegetable oil (peanut, almond, olive);
- sour cream;
- the fat (a small piece of no more than 2 times per month).
The consumption of animal fats should be limited as these contain a lot of cholesterol, which is blockage of blood vessels and impair the blood circulation in the tissues of the prostate. Before you cook the meat, it is necessary to remove all fat, skin, movies.
If the inflammation of the prostate, prostate adenoma in the consumption of animal fats should be limited.
- the poultry meat (Turkey, chicken, quail);
- lean beef, rabbit, lamb;
- egg protein;
- dairy products (cottage cheese, natural yogurt without filler, milk);
- fish of all kinds (free, consumption of fatty fish).
A lot of quality protein can be found in the nuts or the shrimp, but allows them the menu only after relief of the acute inflammatory process. Cheese, dairy products should be taken in the diet every day.
Foods high in protein
- dried fruits;
- grain, cereals;
- sweet berries and fruits;
- starchy vegetables (potatoes, carrots);
- sweets on the basis of sea algae (candy, jellies, marshmallows).
The consumption of vegetables containing starch, is strictly dosed. Useful prostate garlic, tomato, eggplant, cucumber, all green. Easy to digest, contains all the essential of men's health, vitamins, minerals to prevent constipation, indigestion, and purifies the blood vessels, the toxins.
Please note! All food must be prepared by the method, stewing, or boiling. Allowed roasting without adding fat. Salting foods is necessary after cooking, as a minimum salt.
Sample menu for a week
|Day of the week||Breakfast||Brunch||Lunch||Afternoon tea||Dinner||Before you go to bed|
|Monday||Barley-porridge, milk (200 g), orange juice (150 ml), carrots, sour cream, apple (100 g)||Raw pumpkin, and peach (150 g)||Vegetable salad with olive oil (120 g), octopus meat, tomato filling (250 g), water (100 ml)||Biscuits-biscuits (2 pieces), yogurt (180 ml)||Fried potatoes, boiled cod (220 g), peeled cucumber (50 g), broth hips (180 ml)||Glass of natural yoghurt|
|Tuesday||Milk rice fruit water (200 g), boiled quail eggs, apple juice (150 ml)||Banana pudding (120g)||Beetroot is a low-fat broth with beef (220 g), mackerel fried with vegetables (180 g), boiled figs (100 ml)||A piece of jam, milk (180 ml)||Salad, squid, vegetables (180 ml), a slice of rye bread, low-fat, and unsalted cheese, green tea (150 ml)||Yogurt (100 ml)|
|Environment||Oatmeal pudding pear, Apple (200 g), broth hips (180 ml)||Banana||Vegetable soup with noodles (200 ml), mashed potatoes, and the broccoli chicken (180 g), stewed prunes (150 ml)||Any fruit jelly, 2 cookies "Maria"||Steamed cabbage meat, the sweet peppers (220 g), chamomile (150 ml)||A glass of milk|
|Thursday||Barley porridge, onions, and carrots (200 g), tomato, cucumber (50 grams), black tea, sugar (150 ml)||8-10 nuts||Cream soup with mushroom croutons rye bread (220 g), tomato juice (150 ml)||Cottage cheese pancakes with jam (150 g), berry jelly (100 ml)||Vinaigrette (180 g), boiled fish (150 g), juice of strawberry (120 ml)||A Cup of yogurt|
|Friday||Porridge made from corn grits (200 g), cheese (20 g), tea (150 ml)||Baked pear (150 g)||Steam the slices of veal, with a side dish of pasta durum (230 g), compote of dried apricots (150 ml)||Cottage cheese, berries (120 g)||Rabbit with a side bowl of steamed cabbage, sour cream sauce (200 g), broth hips (120 ml)||Natural yogurt|
|Saturday||Omelet 2 eggs, tomatoes (50g), banana, orange juice (120 ml)||Dried pumpkin seeds (30 g)||Fish soup, salmon (200 ml) mashed potatoes goulash lamb and tomato sauce (150 g), steamed fruit (120 ml)||Fruit puree (100 g)||Fish meatballs cooked with buckwheat (180 g), a drink made of lemon, chamomile (150 ml)||A glass of milk|
|Sunday||Baked cottage cheese pudding (200 g), boiled eggs, tea (150 ml)||Berry souffle (120 g)||Pilaf chicken (210 g), juice (150 ml)||Biscuits-biscuits (2 pieces), plain yogurt||Steamed cabbage meat, the sweet peppers (220 g), chamomile (150 ml)||Fresh vegetable juice (150 ml)|
Observing the healing diet prostatitis, prostate adenoma, it is possible to speed up the healing process, prolong the period of remission, to restore the normal functioning of the body, improve the quality of life. All nutritional recommendations general: the exact diet plan, and the individual tasks to be done by the treating physician, taking into account the patient's age, and severe underlying disease.