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New IC Diet Cards Now Available

New in Summer 2018! The ICN Diet card is a handy reminder of those foods to avoid and those foods that are usually bladder friendly. The same size as a business card, you can carry it as a reference guide at the super market! Share with restaurant staff if you are seeking a bladder friendly [...]

By |2018-08-09T14:09:15+00:00August 9th, 2018|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project|Comments Off on New IC Diet Cards Now Available

Bladder Friendly Summer Drinks

With the start of hot weather, it's time to focus on cool, refreshing drinks that won't trigger IC/BPS or chronic prostatitis flares. This means that we have to avoid the typical acidic drinks of summer: lemonade, iced green tea and black teas, iced coffee, frappuccino and, of course, most canned sodas. Yes, that means no [...]

By |2018-06-03T19:14:45+00:00June 3rd, 2018|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on Bladder Friendly Summer Drinks

New IC Diet Survey Released – What foods do you turn to when you are struggling with an IC flare?

It's time for an update of our IC Food Lists and to do it well we're asking for your feedback.  We've long collected information on foods, beverages and activities that can flare IC symptoms. This survey hopes to collect information about how patients  who are diet sensitive calm and soothe their symptoms. We want to [...]

By |2018-02-23T16:19:16+00:00February 14th, 2018|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on New IC Diet Survey Released – What foods do you turn to when you are struggling with an IC flare?

IC Patients & Vitamin C Can Get Along

All too often when IC patients hear about food that is high in vitamin C, we go running far away from it in fear of it irritating our bladders. I’ve had dreams of eating citrus fruit and even in my sleep, I was scared of how much it was going to make me hurt. I’ve [...]

By |2018-02-07T12:48:10+00:00February 7th, 2018|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on IC Patients & Vitamin C Can Get Along

How To Stop A Diet Induced Flare – An Essential Holiday Survival Tip

You couldn’t resist. You had been so good. You avoided the cranberry sauce. Said no to the wine. You ate really well until dessert arrived. Grandma's irresistable chocolate cake started calling your name and wouldn't let go. Wanting to show her that you appreciated her cake (right?), you indulged and enjoyed every bite. Hours later [...]

By |2017-11-23T15:30:13+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project, Interstitial Cystitis Network Blog|Comments Off on How To Stop A Diet Induced Flare – An Essential Holiday Survival Tip

IC Diet Project – Fresh Blueberries Are In Season! Our Favorite Blueberry Love Recipes!

One of the best parts of summer are the fresh blueberries available. When it comes to low acid and bladder friendly foods, you can't go wrong with recipes that are focused on this luscious yet light and flavorful fruit! Here are some of our favorite blueberry recipes! Blueberry Breakfast Casserole (Julie Beyer RD) Ingredients: [...]

By |2017-08-16T01:03:41+00:00August 16th, 2017|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project|Comments Off on IC Diet Project – Fresh Blueberries Are In Season! Our Favorite Blueberry Love Recipes!

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 |2017-04-10T13:17:25+00:00April 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 |2017-02-15T16:29:53+00:00February 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 |2017-01-18T12:01:05+00:00December 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 |2017-01-18T12:01:15+00:00October 15th, 2016|Diet & Food, IC Diet Project|Comments Off on The Flavors Of Fall – IC Friendly Butternut & Pumpkin Recipes