Recipes for interstitial cystitis should really be followed seriously if you wanted to free yourself from the pain, discomfort, and depression of having this disease. You should follow a strict diet religiously when you have interstitial cystitis (IC). Your diet should consist of only almonds, peanuts, sesame seeds, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, flax seeds, panachia seeds, pistachio nuts, hemp seeds, and pines nuts. You should avoid these foods such as alcohol, aspartame, bananas, avocados, cheese, spicy foods, carbonated drinks, chocolates, corned beef, coffee, grapes, guava, limes, citrus fruits, chicken livers, tea, onions, oranges, pineapple, sour cream, soy sauce, and tomatoes.
By following these, you will be experiencing less symptoms of IC, who knows? This may lead to a permanent cure once you will strictly follow the diet for IC. It may be hard at first, but you will get used to it for as long as you have a goal in mind that these foods will help you heal and not experience pain brought by IC.
Below is a list of recipes you can try for IC:
Vegetable and Salad Recipe
Since fruits are limited in your diet, why not try an all new vegetable dish? Make dishes with carrots, squash, broccoli, corn, mushrooms, bell peppers, fennel, potatoes, and other great tasting vegetables that are bladder friendly. Include potatoes when you are making soups, a salad, and even for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Try mixing a variety of vegetables that your taste buds will surely love. Opt for a dressing without tomatoes, citrus fruits, and vinegar, instead go for herbs and olive oil. There are unique lettuces available like radicco, butter head, diamond gem, and lamb leaf, you can add sunflower, almonds, and dried blueberries.
IC patients are still lucky enough because most of the meat is IC friendly. You will only have to avoid those that are preserved, smoked, or anything that contains nitrites (bologna hot dog). As much as possible, you should only buy fresh deli meats (without preservatives), try to source out organic or free-range meat, or from your trusted local butcher.
Fish and Seafood Recipes
These are great options for people with interstitial cystitis. Just be sure to wash them well to reduce any chemical that may have in contact with it. Great choices are bass, salmon, fresh tuna, swordfish, lobster, prawns, clams, squid, and some caviar. These are packed with a variety of nutrients and healthy oils. While preparing these meals, you may use herbs in replacement with lemon juice for a healthy recipe.
Pastas that are from Italy are the best choice, and they are less expensive compared from other countries. Just don’t add tomatoes when preparing this meal. You can try cream and vegetable for the sauce instead, and for the ingredients, ginger, carrots, peas, chicken broth, lean meats, and sesame seeds are of the best choice.
Although, IC patients should follow a strict diet, you can be creative in trying some recipes that is good for you. Just use your imagination to make that perfect meal made for the gods and goddesses, after all, they are better tasting too.