Foods that may irritate the bladder
Eliminate all the foods on this list. As improvement is noticed after a few weeks, begin to reintroduce desired foods on this list one at a time to determine which food(s) cause a problem. Many people find that they can tolerate some of the foods on this list in limited, occasional amounts.
All alcoholic beverages
Vitamins-buffered with aspartame
This list offers food alternatives to the foods on the list above.
Alcohol or wines (only as flavoring)
Coffee (acid-free Kava) or highly roasted
Extracts, brandy, rum, etc
Imitation sour cream
Orange juice — reduced acid
Strawberries — 1/2 cup
Tomatoes — low acid
Wines — late harvest
Zest of orange or limes
All other foods not on prior list
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