What diet should you follow for prostatitis?

The treatment of prostatitis of all shapes and types involves an integrated approach. And diet therapy is far from the last. In this article you will find out which foods have a beneficial effect on the healing process and which are better to refuse. And also about the basic rules and principles of the diet for prostatitis.

In the treatment of both acute and chronic prostatitis, doctors recommend additional diet. Therefore, patients need to know how to properly prepare food during therapy, as well as the most popular and delicious recipes that are allowed for cooking.

General principles and goals of the diet

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

The main goals of the diet for this disease are:

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

Prohibited foods

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

  • yeast dough;
  • sweets;
  • spicy, salty and smoked meats;
  • alcoholic beverages;
  • preservation;
  • fatty meat and fish;
  • all types of legumes;
  • cabbage;
  • citrus fruits;
  • plum;
  • carbonated drinks;
  • strong tea and coffee;
  • store sauces;
  • chocolate.

Authorized products

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

  • lean meat (rabbit, lamb, beef);
  • lean poultry (chicken, turkey, quail);
  • low-fat varieties of fish (preference should be given to marine fish);
  • dairy products;
  • chicken eggs;
  • cereals;
  • bread (bran or rye);
  • all varieties of pasta;
  • vegetables in any form;
  • fruits;
  • Forest fruits;
  • nuts;
  • freshly squeezed juices;
  • herbal tea.

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

Sour cream can only be used to dress a variety of dishes, and butter can only be used as an additive to porridge or pasta, as well as on thin-layer bread.

Power characteristics

In the acute form of the disease

The diet for acute prostatitis involves the use of medium-temperature sliced food. If your body temperature is high and you have no appetite at all, doctors advise you to fast for a few days, provided you drink plenty of fluids.

In the above form of the disease it is recommended to eat food that is easily absorbed by the body and does not burden the organs of the gastrointestinal tract. The basis of the diet are vegetable dishes that are cooked or steamed, supplemented with various fruits and fermented dairy products. The use of lean meat, poultry and fish is allowed in small quantities.

In the acute form of prostatitis, caffeine, spices, spicy and highly salty foods are strictly prohibited. You should refuse products that contribute to the formation of gas, as well as canning and meat offal.

In chronic form

Nutrition in chronic prostatitis is not so strict. In limited quantities you can use mushrooms, spices and dry wine (not 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, to limit sauces and legumes. Weak coffee and tea can be consumed in small quantities.

Sample menu for a week

Day 1

  1. Breakfast: light herbal tea, porridge, salad with carrots and parsnips.
  2. Lunch: onion soup, oatmeal with wheat meal, beef meatballs, jelly.
  3. Dinner: steamed fish with vegetables, fruit salad.
  4. Evening breakfast: kefir.

Day 2

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

Day 3

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

Day 4

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

Day 5

  1. Breakfast: pumpkin porridge, 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. Breakfast before bed: homemade yogurt.
man follows a diet for prostatitis

Day 6

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

Day 7

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

Experts recommend including vegetables in the first meal, adding various spices when cooking. It is recommended to use an oven, double boiler or multicooker for cooking.

Principles of cooking for patients with prostatitis

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

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

It is recommended to eat a minimum of meat kebabs, while removing the fried crust. The 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 to avoid combining pasta with meat dishes.

When adding vegetables to soups, experts recommend to give up frying and use extremely raw. This approach will significantly reduce the load on the digestive system.

The second dishes are varied - cutlets, meatballs, souffles and stews are allowed. You can cook cereals, stews and meatballs from cereals, they are also used in cutlets and meatballs. Vegetable garnish is prepared from raw vegetables or steamed and steamed vegetables. Frying with a minimum amount of oil is permissible. It is advisable to choose a paste of hard varieties and use it in limited quantities.

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

Recipes for patients with prostatitis

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

cooking vegetable salad for prostatitis

Roasted pink salmon in lemon marinade


  • pink salmon - 400 g;
  • a small lemon;
  • a bunch of greenery;
  • olive oil - 3 tablespoons spoon. ;
  • breadcrumbs - 1 tsp.

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

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

The dish can be garnished with lettuce leaves.

Veal with rice


  • 150 g beef fillet;
  • 1 cup rice
  • 1 medium carrot;
  • celery root and parsley;
  • olive oil - 2 tablespoons spoon. ;
  • Bay leaf;
  • sol.

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

Pour oil into a preheated pan and add 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 simmer until soft.

Rice meat can be garnished with herbs before serving.

Baked potato


  • potatoes - 4 pcs. ;
  • red pepper - 1 teaspoon;
  • ground pepper to taste;
  • cumin - 1/4 tsp . ;
  • oregano - 1 tbsp. l. ;
  • olive oil - 2 tablespoons;
  • salt to taste.

Peel the potatoes and cut into equal sized slices. Place in a bowl and mix with vegetable oil. Mix all the spices well. Line a baking tray with parchment paper, spread the potatoes and sprinkle evenly with spices. 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 with a vegetable salad.

Cottage cheese pudding


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

Grind the curd, add the yolks, sugar and flour, mix well until smooth. Beat the proteins to a stable foam and slowly introduce them into the rest of the mass. If desired, you can add different fruits, berries or dried fruits. Transfer the future pudding to a special baking dish, having previously greased it with oil. Cook in a water bath or in a multicooker in "Baking" mode.

cottage cheese 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 soft and seasoned with salt to taste. Heat a frying pan, add oil and fry the chopped onion. Cut the mushrooms into 4 parts and add to the pan, fry until soft, add the diced tomatoes, add herbs and spices to taste. Keep on low heat for 5-7 minutes, then add the buckwheat and stir. Turn off the gas and leave for 10 minutes.

Baked apples with berries


  • 2 medium apples;
  • 1 cup blackcurrants (you can use any);
  • sugar to taste.

Cut the apples in half and the core, mix the fruit with the sugar. Put some fruit in each half of the apple and arrange them on a baking tray. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C, bake for 15 minutes. The cooled dessert can be sprinkled with sugar or powder.

Fish souffle


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

Boil the pre-peeled potatoes until soft, remove from the water and mash with butter and cream. In the water in which the potatoes were cooked, put the pieces of fish and cook until soft. Cut the onion and fry it in olive oil until golden brown. Beat the egg whites with a mixer until stiff foam. Mix with a blender boiled fish, potatoes, onions, egg yolks and salt until smooth, gradually adding the egg whites. Put the mixture in a baking tray. Preheat the oven to 200 ° C. Bake the souffle for 30 minutes.

Carrot cutlets


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

Boil the carrots until soft, peel and cut in a blender. Add flour, eggs, salt, mix until smooth. Make small, homogeneous chops and fry until soft. Instead of frying, you can steam or use the oven.



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

Boil water, add spices and leave on the fire for 4-5 minutes. Add the cherries and sugar. Dissolve the starch in 1 cup of water and gradually add to the pan with the remaining ingredients. Keep on the fire for a few minutes, stirring constantly. When it thickens, remove from the heat and cool.

Getting out of the diet

After completion of treatment for prostatitis diet should be withdrawn gradually. The diet must be properly balanced and refrain from a sharp transition to forbidden foods. Experts recommend that in the future you stick to the diet and gradually introduce new foods, while carefully monitoring the body's reaction. 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 food and give preference to proper nutrition.

Advantages and disadvantages of diet

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

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

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


  • Male, 39 years old: "A year ago, doctors diagnosed prostatitis. In addition to medical treatment, dietary nutrition was prescribed. It was hard to get used to the new diet because I never limited myself to food. After the first few days, however, I noticed an improvement in my condition and the pain began to disappear. I try not to eat unhealthy and heavy food, when I give up the diet, I feel great, the work of the digestive organs and the condition of the body as a whole have improved, there are no recurrences of the disease. "
  • Male, 54 years old: "I have never limited myself to food. I noticed that after eating fatty and spicy, exacerbation of prostatitis begins. I decided to listen to the opinion of experts and use diet as a prevention of exacerbations. It was unusual at first, but the menu is quite varied, which allows me not to feel hungry and to find dishes that suit me. After switching to such a diet, my health improved significantly, and exacerbations occur less and less. "
  • Woman, 42: "My husband was diagnosed with prostatitis, prescribed medication and diet. At first, my husband refused to limit himself to food, constantly broke down and ate fried and spicy foods. Then he decided to get rid of the disease. gathered and began to follow a diet prescribed by a doctor. Health improved in practice in a few days, digestive problems disappeared, overweight decreased. The disease subsided and I do not worry for a long time. "

The prostatitis diet helps not only to significantly speed up the healing process, but also to heal the body as a whole, as it provides rejection of harmful foods. The food is quite varied, which allows you to choose the right dishes and not feel hungry.