How to Eat Healthier with Prostatitis? This is a problem that most male friends must know. The occurrence of prostatitis has brought great harm to many men. Therefore, it is vital to prevent disease and reduce its incidence rate. Below is a summary of what foods are good for patients with prostatitis by male experts from Yantai Jingcheng Andrology Hospital:
Vegetables and fruits: Watermelon, cantaloupe, grapes, kiwifruit, sugarcane, winter melon, cucumber, and other foods are mostly sweet and cool in taste, and have the function of diuresis and drenching, clearing heat and detoxification, removing dampness and promoting diuresis, and inhibiting inflammation.
Dried fruits and cereals: Red beans, mung beans, pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds, Job's tears, walnut kernels, sesame seeds, and other foods are rich in trace elements and a large number of B vitamins, which have good nutritional effects, and have functions such as clearing heat, reducing fire, killing insects, and moistening the intestines. They can kill bacteria, relieve constipation, remove stagnation, smooth the prostate gland tubes, and eliminate inflammation.
Health drinks, herbal medicines: such as pollen, green tea, honey, and herbal medicines such as fresh reed roots, fresh thatch roots, fresh bamboo leaves, and other fresh reed roots decoction have a good effect on prostatitis. Among honey, sophora japonica honey is better.
Andrologists remind patients with prostatitis that some foods cannot be eaten.
1. Prostatitis patients should not smoke or drink alcohol. Patients may understand that smoking can cause impotence, but they are not aware that smoking can also increase prostate congestion, thereby exacerbating the symptoms of acute and chronic prostatitis. Drinking alcohol can expand the blood vessels of the organs and increase the amount of blood perfusion, which can also aggravate the congestion of the prostate, leading to a recurrence of cured prostatitis.
2. "Cannot eat spicy foods for prostatitis: Stimulating foods such as scallions, raw garlic, chili peppers, and peppers can increase the taste of dishes, but can also cause vasodilation and organ congestion. For patients with prostatitis, these foods cannot be eaten, otherwise it will lead to the persistence and difficulty in healing of prostatitis.".
3. Some meats are not edible for prostatitis: dog, beef, lamb, seafood, etc. After years of clinical observation, eating these meats can lead to worsening of the disease.
(Intern Editor: Cai Junyi)