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Determining Your Personal Food Triggers

Learn how you can figure out your personal trigger foods to create meal plans that don't compromise your nutritional status. This is the most basic information that EVERYONE with IC and OAB needs!

Food for a Flare

Feeling fine one minute and flaring the next? Excerpted from Customizing the Interstitial Cystitis Diet, this digital book covers menu ideas, pantry staples, and other lifestyle hits to help you feel better.


Managing Stress with Interstitial Cystitis

Stress plays a major role in managing your bladder symptoms. Not only does living with a chronic and often painful disease cause it's own share of stress, stress itself can initiate and magnify bladder symptoms. This article contains cutting edge information about the mind/body connection, and will give you numerous practical suggestions on how YOU can help yourself!

Breakfast Recipes for IC and OAB (10+ recipes)

Taken from Confident Choices: A Cookbook for Interstitial Cystitis and Overactive Bladder, this article gives you ten basic recipes that you can modify in numerous ways for creative and nutritious breakfast meals. Enjoy!

Salad & Salad Dressing Recipes for IC and OAB (10+ recipes)

Finally, an answer to the question, "What can I put on my salad?" Adapted from Confident Choices: A Cookbook for Interstitial Cystitis and Overactive Bladder, this article gives bladder patients some great suggestions for modifying some family favorites.

Main Dish Recipes for IC and OAB (15+ recipes)

If you have a chronic illness, the tasks at the end of a day can often seem overwhelming. Fortunately, with a little bit of planning, balancing your evening activities does not mean you will have to give up home-cooked meals. Here are some ideas to get you started!

Dessert Recipes for IC and OAB (34+ recipes)

All meals deserve a sweet ending, but when you can't have chocolate, lemon, and many fruits, your choices may seem limited as you try to satisfy that sweet tooth.  Well, get ready to dust off that mixer and dig out your mixing bowls, because you are in for a real "treat."

  Books (NOT digital)

Customizing the Interstitial Cystitis Diet--A Confident Choices Book

This easy to use workbook can help you determine your personal food triggers and help you modify your diet without compromising nutritional status. Bonus sections include information on nutrition supplements, food intake and voiding diaries, and planning sheets. 


Confident Choices: A Cookbook for IC and OAB

Over 200 recipes including main dishes, vegetables, soups, salads, breakfast foods, desserts, and beverages. Includes dozens of practical meal planning and food preparation hints.

Interstitial Cystitis: A Guide for Nutrition Educators

This book provides in-depth information to help dietitians and nurses who provide diet counseling to bladder disease patients. Order the book and earn 8 credits of continuing education/contact hours from Helm Publishing. For more information about credits visit Helm Publishing.




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