What diet should I follow for prostatitis?

Treatment of prostatitis of any form and type involves an integrated approach. And diet therapy is far from last. In this article, you will find out which foods have a beneficial effect on the healing process, and which ones are better to refuse. And also about the basic rules and principles of the diet for prostatitis.

When treating both acute and chronic prostatitis, doctors also recommend following a diet. Therefore, patients should know how to properly prepare food during therapy, as well as the most popular and delicious recipes that they are allowed to cook.

General principles and objectives of the diet.

The main principle of the prostatitis diet is proper and healthy nutrition. The restriction on products is used for medicinal and prophylactic purposes. During the period of adherence to the diet, the composition of the blood improves significantly, the functioning of the digestive organs, as well as the genitourinary system, normalizes, which, in turn, leads to a decrease in the load on the prostate and an increase in drug absorption. The patient's discomfort in the pelvic area disappears, sexual function improves and the risk of recurrence of prostatitis is minimized.

The main objectives of the diet for this disease are:

  • normalization of the amount of urine;
  • elimination of inflammation;
  • relief from pain and swelling;
  • remove excess salt from the body;
  • normalization of stool;
  • increased immunity;
  • reducing the amount of fats and carbohydrates consumed;
  • acceleration of recovery.

Forbidden food

Experts have identified a list of products that should be completely abandoned during the treatment period:

  • yeast dough;
  • confectionery;
  • spicy, salty and smoked meats;
  • alcoholic drinks;
  • conservation;
  • fatty meats and fish;
  • all kinds of legumes;
  • cabbage;
  • citrus;
  • plum;
  • carbonated drinks;
  • strong tea and coffee;
  • store sauces;
  • chocolate.

Allowed Products

The list of products that make up the dietary menu for prostatitis is quite large, so each patient can easily choose dishes based on their preferences:

  • lean meats (rabbit, lamb, beef);
  • lean poultry (chicken, turkey, quail);
  • low-fat varieties of fish (preference should be given to sea fish);
  • dairy products;
  • chicken eggs;
  • cereals;
  • bread (bran or rye);
  • all varieties of pasta;
  • vegetables in any form;
  • Fruit;
  • berries;
  • walnuts;
  • freshly squeezed juices;
  • herbs tea.

Goose and duck meat, as well as semolina, should be consumed in limited quantities.

Sour cream can only be used to season various dishes, and butter can only be used as an addition to porridge or pasta, as well as to bread in a thin layer.

Power functions

In the acute form of the disease.

The diet for acute prostatitis involves the use of chopped food at medium temperature. If the body temperature is high and there is no appetite, doctors advise fasting for several days, subject to a large intake of fluids.

With the previous form of the disease, it is recommended to eat foods that are easily absorbed by the body and do not burden the organs of the gastrointestinal tract. The basis of the diet is boiled or steamed vegetable dishes, supplemented with various fruits and fermented dairy products. In small amounts, the use of lean meats, poultry and fish is allowed.

In the acute form of prostatitis, caffeine, spices, spicy and very salty foods are strictly prohibited. You should reject products that contribute to the formation of gases, as well as preservation and meat offal.

In chronic form

Nutrition for chronic prostatitis is not so strict. In limited quantities, you can use mushrooms, spices and dry wine (no more than 1 glass per day). Spicy and salty foods should be excluded from the daily menu.

It is advisable to minimize fatty, smoked and salty foods, limit sauces and legumes. Weak coffee and tea can be consumed in small quantities.

Sample menu for one week.

Day 1

  1. Breakfast: light herbal tea, porridge, salad with carrots and parsnips.
  2. Lunch: onion soup, porridge with wheat semolina, beef meatballs, jam.
  3. Dinner: steamed fish with vegetables, fruit salad.
  4. Snack: kefir.

Day 2

  1. Breakfast: 1-2 boiled eggs, milk soup, broth or compote.
  2. Lunch: mashed potatoes with fish, vegetable salad, tea.
  3. Dinner: buckwheat, cheesecake, broth.
  4. Snack: a glass of milk.

Day 3

  1. Breakfast: oatmeal, seaweed salad, light decoction of herbs.
  2. Lunch: stew with vegetables and fish, salad with cucumbers and herbs, various fruits.
  3. Dinner: baked potatoes, light vegetable soup, herbal tea.
  4. Snack before bed: a glass of kefir.

Day 4

  1. Breakfast: oatmeal, sandwiches with cheese, decoction of dried apricots.
  2. Lunch: pasta with boiled or baked chicken meat, salad with vegetables, jelly.
  3. Dinner: corn porridge, herbal tea, carrot cutlets.
  4. Snack before bed: a glass of freshly squeezed juice.

Day 5

  1. Breakfast: porridge with pumpkin, a decoction of any dried fruit or juice.
  2. Lunch: buckwheat with steamed chicken, tea.
  3. Dinner: rice porridge, boiled potatoes with fish, vegetable salad.
  4. Snack before bed: homemade yogurt.
a man follows a diet for prostatitis

Day 6

  1. Breakfast: salad with carrots, boiled rice, herbal tea.
  2. Lunch: soup with meatballs, steamed fish, vegetable stew, juice.
  3. Dinner: buckwheat, seafood salad, compote.
  4. Snack before bed: kefir or fermented baked milk.

Day 7

  1. Breakfast: homemade cottage cheese with added fruit, boiled egg, herbal tea.
  2. Lunch: baked potatoes with lean meat, compote with dried fruits.
  3. Dinner: pumpkin puree, boiled chicken fillet, some fruits.
  4. Snack before bed: a glass of freshly squeezed juice.

Experts recommend including vegetables in the first meal, adding various seasonings when cooking. It is advisable to use an oven, bain-marie or multi-cooker to create dishes.

Cooking Principles for Prostatitis Patients

The diet for prostatitis is not strict, the list of forbidden foods is small, so you can cook various dishes that will satisfy every taste, observing only simple cooking principles.

Meat and fish should be baked, boiled, stewed or steamed. It is advisable to give up fat or use it as little as possible. After boiling the meat, the rest of the broth can be used for various soups. In the case of boiling poultry, you must first remove the skin, as it contains a large amount of fat. Fish can also occasionally be charcoal-grilled, but it is eaten without a crust.

It is recommended to eat meat shashlik in a minimal amount, while removing the fried crust. Herring should be soaked in water before serving. When preparing first courses, especially soups, it is necessary to minimize the amount of potatoes, and also avoid combining pasta with meat dishes.

When adding vegetables to soups, experts recommend abandoning frying and using them exclusively raw. This approach will significantly reduce the load on the digestive system.

The main courses are varied: cutlets, meatballs, soufflés and stews are allowed. You can cook cereals, stews and cereal dumplings, they are also used in cutlets and meatballs. A vegetable garnish is made from raw vegetables or vegetables that have been steamed and steamed. Frying with a minimal amount of oil is allowed. It is advisable to choose pasta of hard varieties and use it in limited quantities.

Experts recommend the use of funchose, as it is well absorbed by the body.

Prescriptions for patients with prostatitis.

Below are recipes for dishes that nutritionists have developed specifically to compile a menu for a diet for prostatitis.

cooking vegetable salad for prostatitis

Baked pink salmon in lemon marinade


  • pink salmon - 400 g;
  • a small lemon;
  • lots of vegetables;
  • olive oil - 3 tbsp. l. ;
  • breadcrumbs - 1 tsp.

Remove all the bones from the fish, it can be cut into portions. Next, prepare the marinade. To do this, mix the butter, crackers, add the required amount of salt, grate the fish and sprinkle with herbs. Place the lemon rings on top.

Grease a baking sheet with oil or cover with greaseproof paper. Preheat the oven to 180 ° C. Bake for 15 minutes.

The dish can be garnished with lettuce leaves.

beef with rice


  • 150 g of beef fillet;
  • 1 cup of rice
  • 1 medium carrot;
  • celery root and parsley;
  • olive oil - 2 tbsp. l. ;
  • bay leaf;
  • Salt.

Put a piece of beef in water and bring to a boil, then drain the water and replace it with a new one, wait until it boils again. Put the greens and bay leaf in a saucepan, cook the meat until tender.

Pour the oil into a preheated skillet and add the pre-washed rice. Fry until the beans are golden brown. Then pour 350 ml of water, reduce the heat as much as possible, close the lid and cook over low heat until tender.

The meat with rice can be garnished with herbs before serving.

baked potato


  • potatoes - 4 pieces;
  • paprika - 1 tsp;
  • ground pepper to taste;
  • cumin - 1/4 teaspoon;
  • oregano - 1 tbsp. ;
  • olive oil - 2 tsp;
  • salt to taste.

Peel the potatoes and cut them into equal size slices. Place in a bowl and combine with vegetable oil. Mix all the spices well. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper, spread out the potatoes, and evenly sprinkle with the seasoning. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C and bake for 20-30 minutes, depending on the size of the potatoes.

Serve as a standalone dish or alongside a vegetable salad.

curd pudding


  • low-fat cottage cheese - 500 g;
  • chicken eggs - 3 pieces;
  • flour - 2 tbsp. l. ;
  • sugar - 2 tbsp.

Grind the cottage cheese, add the yolks, sugar and flour, mix well until smooth. Blend the proteins into a stable foam and slowly work them into the rest of the dough. If you want, you can add various fruits, berries, or nuts. Transfer the future pudding to a special baking dish, having previously greased it with oil. Cook in a double boiler or in a multi-cooker in "Bake" mode.

curd pudding for prostatitis

Buckwheat with mushrooms


  • buckwheat - 0. 5 cups;
  • 1 tomato;
  • 4 small mushrooms;
  • half an onion;
  • greenery;
  • olive oil;
  • salt to taste.

Buckwheat should be cooked until tender and seasoned with salt to taste. Heat a frying pan, add oil and fry the chopped onion. Cut the mushrooms into 4 pieces and add to the pan, fry until tender, add the diced tomatoes, add herbs and spices to taste. Simmer for 5-7 minutes, then add the buckwheat and mix. Turn off the gas and leave it for 10 minutes.

Baked apples with berries


  • 2 medium apples;
  • 1 cup of black currant berries (you can use any);
  • sugar to taste.

Cut the apples in half and the core, mix the berries with sugar. Place a small amount of berries on each half of the apple and place on a baking sheet. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C, bake for 15 minutes. The chilled dessert can be sprinkled with sugar or powder.

fish souffle


  • hake fillet - 300 g;
  • medium potatoes - 4 pieces;
  • butter - 50 g;
  • cream 15% - 100 ml;
  • chicken eggs - 2 pieces;
  • 1 onion;
  • olive oil - 2 tbsp. l. ;
  • salt to taste.

Boil the previously peeled potatoes until tender, remove from the water and mash them with butter and cream. In the water in which the potatoes were boiled, place the pieces of fish and cook until tender. Chop the onion and fry in olive oil until golden. Beat the whites with a mixer until a firm foam is obtained. Mix the boiled fish, potatoes, onions, yolks and salt until smooth with a blender, gradually add the whites. Put the mixture in a baking dish. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C. Bake the souffle for 30 minutes.

carrot chops


  • carrots - 500 g;
  • flour 100 g;
  • chicken eggs - 2 pieces;
  • olive oil - 50 ml;
  • salt to taste.

Boil the carrots until tender, peel and chop them in a blender. Add flour, eggs, salt, mix until smooth. Make small, uniform cutlets and fry until tender. Instead of frying, you can steam or use the oven.



  • 2 liters of water;
  • starch - 3 tbsp. l. ;
  • sugar - 1 glass;
  • cherries or berries - 500 g;
  • vanilla and cinnamon to taste.
cherry jelly for prostatitis

Bring the water to a boil, add the seasonings and keep the heat for 4-5 minutes. Add the cherries and sugar. Dissolve the starch in 1 glass of water and add little by little to the saucepan with the rest of the ingredients. Keep on the fire for a few minutes, stirring constantly. When it thickens, remove from heat and cool.

Get off the diet

After completing the treatment of prostatitis, the diet should be gradually withdrawn. Nutrition should be properly balanced and refrain from a sharp transition to forbidden foods. Experts recommend sticking to the diet in the future and gradually introducing new foods, while carefully monitoring the body's response. When compiling a diet, it is necessary to minimize the consumption of a large number of fatty foods or semi-finished products.

To prevent the recurrence of the disease, it is necessary to abandon excessive consumption of alcoholic beverages and unhealthy and heavy foods, fast foods, and give preference to proper nutrition.

Advantages and disadvantages of the diet

With strict adherence to dietary nutrition, a positive effect is observed after 3 days. TOadvantagesdiets include:

  • a significant reduction in pain;
  • prevention of disease aggravation;
  • lack of hunger;
  • weight normalization.

TOdisadvantagesmust be attributed to severe addiction to diet in those people who prefer fried, spicy and smoked, as well as the presence of contraindications to such a diet in some patients.

Reviews (2)

  • Man, 39 years old: "A year ago, the doctors diagnosed me with prostatitis. In addition to the drug treatment, they prescribed diet foods. It was difficult for me to get used to the new diet, because I never limited myself to food. However, after the first A the few days I noticed an improvement in the state, and the pain began to disappear. I try not to eat junk and heavy food when I stop the diet, I feel very good, the work of the digestive organs and the state of the body as a whole they have improved, there have been no relapses of the disease. "
  • Man, 54 years old: "I have never limited myself in food. I noticed that after eating fatty and spicy foods, an exacerbation of prostatitis begins. I decided to listen to the opinion of the experts and use a diet to prevent exacerbations. At first it was unusual, but the menu is quite varied, which makes it possible not to feel hungry and to find dishes that suit me. After switching to that diet, my health has improved significantly and exacerbations occur less and less frequently. "
  • 42-year-old woman: "My husband was diagnosed with prostatitis, prescribed drug therapy and a diet. At first, the husband refused to limit himself to eating, constantly breaking down and eating fried and spicy foods. Then he decided to get rid of the disease. . , recovered and began to follow a diet, prescribed by a doctor. The state of health has improved practically in a few days, the problems with the digestive organs have disappeared, the excess weight has decreased. The disease has receded and has It didn't bother me for long. "

The diet for prostatitis helps not only to significantly speed up the treatment process, but also to heal the body as a whole, as it makes it possible to reject harmful foods. The food is quite varied, allowing you to choose the right dishes and not go hungry.