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Low-Acid Bladder Diet at Atlantic Urogynecology Associates

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The medical team at Atlantic Urogynecology Associates recommends certain acidic foods to avoid, which are considered irritants to the urinary tract:

  • Apples
  • Apple juice
  • Cantaloupes
  • Carbonation
  • Chilies/spicy foods
  • Chocolate
  • Citrus fruits
  • Coffee (regular and decaffeinated)
  • Cranberries
  • Grapes
  • Guava
  • Mayonnaise
  • NutraSweet
  • Peaches
  • Pineapple
  • Plums
  • Tea
  • Tomatoes
  • Strawberries
  • Vinegar
  • Vitamin B complex


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Some examples of low-acid fruits:

  • Pears
  • Apricots
  • Papaya
  • Watermelon
  • For coffee drinkers: kava (low acid instant), cold brew coffee
  • For tea drinkers: non-citrus herbal sun brewed tea
  • Vitamin C substitute: calcium carbonate co-buffered with calcium ascorbate

If bladder symptoms are related to dietary factors, strict adherence to a diet which eliminates the above food products should bring significant relief in 10 days. 

Once you are feeling better, add these things back into your diet, one at a time. When you do begin to add foods back into your diet, it is crucial that you maintain a significant water intake. Water should be the majority of what you drink every day. Always consult your physician before making dietary changes.

Atlantic Urogynecology Associates Locations

Bridgewater

784-792 Chimney Rock Road

Suite A

Martinsville, NJ 08836

FAX 973-290-7520

Monday to Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Morristown

435 South Street, Suite 370

Morristown Medical Center Outpatient Medicine

Morristown, NJ 07960

FAX 973-290-7520

Monday to Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Rockaway

333 Mount Hope Avenue, Suite 170

Morristown Medical Center Health Pavilion

Rockaway, NJ 07866

FAX 973-290-7520

Monday to Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm

Summit

33 Overlook Road, Suite 409

Medical Arts Center (MAC) I

Summit, NJ 07901

FAX 973-290-7520

Monday to Friday: 8:00am to 4:30pm