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IC Diet Project – Mexican Food Can Be Very Bladder Friendly

While everyone’s familiar with tacos and enchiladas, there’s really much more to Mexican cuisine than the blazing hot, spicy fast food we see advertised every day. Many traditional Mexican foods, though not familiar fare in the U.S., are flavorful but not heavily laden with hot spices. Quite a few tasty items are in fact, mild [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project|Comments Off on IC Diet Project – Mexican Food Can Be Very Bladder Friendly

Slow Cooker Meals For Sensitive Tummies & Bladders

Set It And Forget It - Slow Cooker Meals For Cold Winter Months The concept is simple. Throw meat and some vegetables into a slow cooker, add some seasoning, and let it simmer all day. After a few hours you and your family have a complete, home-cooked meal, with minimal effort and maximum flavor. What [...]

By | February 2nd, 2017|IC Diet Project|Comments Off on Slow Cooker Meals For Sensitive Tummies & Bladders

White Chocolate Dreams

With the holidays quickly approaching, many often express frustration that they can’t enjoy some of their traditional “chocolate” treats. The main culprit is the caffeine found in milk and dark chocolates which has a neurostimulatory effect. That simple mug of hot milk chocolate could cause increased urinary frequency, urgency, migraine and rapid, irregular heartbeat. IBS [...]

By | December 12th, 2016|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on White Chocolate Dreams

The Flavors Of Fall – IC Friendly Butternut & Pumpkin Recipes

There’s something about the Fall season that inspires even reluctant cooks to venture into the kitchen to take a stab at making something seasonal. From pumpkin bread to butternut squash soup, the flavors of fall are rich, healthy and, thankfully, very bladder friendly! Winter squash is also packed with nutrients. A cup of butternut squash [...]

By | October 15th, 2016|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project|Comments Off on The Flavors Of Fall – IC Friendly Butternut & Pumpkin Recipes

IC Diet Project Thanksgiving 2015 Recipes

The IC Diet Project is a collaborative effort of three IC authors to bring healthy, fresh and flavorful recipes to patients who struggle with bladder, stomach and/or gut sensitivity. Founded in 2013 and made possible by the generosity of Prelief, it features seasonal recipes that have been enjoyed thousands of patients. This year, we celebrate [...]

By | November 22nd, 2015|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on IC Diet Project Thanksgiving 2015 Recipes

Fall 2014 IC Optimist Released – Stories on IC Treatments, Latest Research, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, IC Diet & More

In this issue: (1) ICN Editorial - What are you willing to do to get better? This issue begins with an editorial about a woman who, after years of struggling with bladder pain, admitted that she had never read a book, an article or even a website about IC. She was the epitome of a [...]

By | November 14th, 2014|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, ICN Announcements, Interstitial Cystitis IC/BPS, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, News|Comments Off on Fall 2014 IC Optimist Released – Stories on IC Treatments, Latest Research, Pelvic Organ Prolapse, IC Diet & More

To Bacon or Not To Bacon – Is it IC or bladder friendly?

A New IC Diet Project Blog - www.icdietproject.com by Jill Osborne MA In the IC Diet Guidelines, fresh, organic meats are always recommended over preserved meats such as salami or bologna. Why? Because preserved meats usually contain a variety of chemicals and additives, such as sodium nitrite, that could irritate the bladder. But, what about [...]

By | May 7th, 2014|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on To Bacon or Not To Bacon – Is it IC or bladder friendly?

Beware Champagne on New Years if You Have IC, Prostatitis or a Sensitive Bladder

There's no reason to feel left out on New Years Eve when it's time to make a toast! You'll just need to pick the RIGHT glass of bubbly, preferably one that is lower in acid and alcohol than traditional champagne or sparkling wine. Why? Champagne is well known by thousands of interstitial cystitis, overactive bladder [...]

By | December 29th, 2013|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on Beware Champagne on New Years if You Have IC, Prostatitis or a Sensitive Bladder

Quick Flavorful Soups For the Holiday Season

Too much to do, not enough time– it seems to be a common lament this time of year. A 36-hour day would be nice, wouldn’t it? Those were my thoughts too, before IC. But having been diagnosed with IC for more than ten years has made me re-evaluate a lot of things. Running around at [...]

By | December 4th, 2013|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on Quick Flavorful Soups For the Holiday Season

Data Casts New Light on Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity: Is it an Allergy?

When Wendy Cohan RN wrote the Better Bladder Book, she was the first to suggest a connection between wheat and interstitial cystitis. Given the fact that many IC patients struggle with irritable bowel syndrome as well as other obscure food sensitivities, this study offers insight into what may be going on. Some, but not all, [...]

By | November 13th, 2013|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog, Research, Self-Help Tips for IC, Bladder & Pelvic Pain|Comments Off on Data Casts New Light on Non-Celiac Wheat Sensitivity: Is it an Allergy?