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Eating Healthy During Bladder Cancer

What You Should Know About Eating Healthy With Bladder Cancer

Eating healthy and having good nutrition during your bladder cancer journey can be hard, but there are severall things that you can do to stay healthy and well nourished.

  • Follow a heart healthy diet. A heart healthy diet generally includes eating a variety of fruits and vegetables, whole grains, skinless poultry and fish, low-fat dairy products, nuts and legumes, and non-tropical oils.
  • Eat foods with plenty of fiber. This will help ease some of the symptoms associated with bladder cancer treatment.
  • Stay hydrated. Each person needs a different amount of water, so talk to your doctor about how much water you should be drinking everyday. If you are having trouble drinking plain water, you can stay hydrated with water flavorings such as lemon or lime slices, or unsweetened herbal teas.
  • Eat plenty of lean-protein. Protein helps your body stay strong throughout your cancer journey.


Talk with your doctor before starting a new nutrition plan, or if you have questions about foods you should or shouldn’t eat.

We have partnered with professionals at the University of Kansas to talk about some tips and tricks to eating healthy during bladder cancer.

Healthy Eating with Bladder Cancer

High Protein Diets

Staying Hydrated With Bladder Cancer

Making Food Taste Good

Active Living

Being active before, during, and after treatment is an important part of staying healthy during your cancer journey.

Recipes and Tips

Try something that is tasty and nutricious tonight.

Learning about Side Effects

There can be many side effects to bladder cancer treatment, but we have some tips on how to manage them.