The prostate gland is present in the male reproductive system. There are many men who suffer from prostate problems, mainly an enlarged prostate (also known as Benign Prostate Hyperplasia or BPH), inflammation and prostate cancer. Enlarged prostate gland is not cancerous and does not raise your risk for prostate cancer. This problem occurs usually in men older than 50 years.
Most men experience trouble with urination, traces of blood in the urine and color change of urine. A diet with excess of calories, very high in animal-based protein could increase the risks of prostate problems.
Diet must include foods rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, lutein, beta-carotene and Zinc. This diet is linked to a healthy prostate. Have foods containing probiotics or quality probiotic supplements which are the beneficial.
Therefore healthy diet, rich in fruits and vegetables, can helps to control the symptoms.
Diet Chart Below for better healthy & happy Life:-
|To Avoid||To Consume|
|-||Dark Green leafy vegetables|
|Fried meat||Salmon and salmon oil|
|Red meat (Pork, Beef)||Shellfish|
|Grilled meat||Skinless poultry|
|Fatty meat is to be avoided in the prostate problem||Egg|
|Banana (may cause constipation for some)||Strawberries|
These fruits have anti-oxidant properties that is good in this condition.
Fresh fruits, lemon juice, fresh coconut water, orange juice, sugarcane juice and pineapple juice as well as Cranberry and Pomegranate juice is very beneficial.
|White breads||Whole wheat flour|
|White refined flour and its products||Oatmeal|
|White rice||Whole grain bread|
|Sweet biscuit||Whole grains cereals|
|Dried and frozen pulses||All Pulses|
|-||Soybean and its products|
|Milk and its products||Tofu|
|Whole milk and Cream||Soya milk|
|Curd||Low-fat milk (Occasionally)|
|Carbonated beverages like Coke,Limca,Pepsi,Fanta etc.||Clear vegetable soup|
|Canned soup||Lime water|
|Packaged soup and Canned fruit juices||Soya milk|
|Caffeinated drinks||Almond milk|
|Avoid Hot spices in prostate enlargement and other prostate problems. These may cause irritation in the organ.||Cayenne pepper(less quantity)|
|-||Cod liver oil|
Aloe-Vera juice / Herbal tea / Green tea
Veg Dalia / Veg upma / Veg Idli / Veg poha / Besan Pancake (gram flour) / Stuffed Chapatti / Chapatti with veg or Dal/ Brown Bread Sandwich / 2 Egg white portion only
Fruit / Coconut water/ Sprouts / Salad
Plain chapatti / Fried rice / Veg pula / Boiled rice / Veg khichri / Vegetable with Dal and Salad
Milk / Rice flakes snack / Sprouts / Home-made Soup / Herbal tea / Roasted Chana
Plain chapatti / Vegetable with Dal / Salad