Unless your healthcare team gives you specific instructions, people with a urostomy do not need a special diet. However, there are a few tips you may want to keep in mind to avoid infections and urine odors:
Drink at least six to eight cups (48-64 ounces) of water and other fluids per day.
You may want to limit certain foods that cause urine odor. These includeA: - Asparagus - Fish - Eggs - Alcohol - Cruciferous vegetables, such as cabbage, broccoli, cauliflower, kale and Brussels sprouts - Cheese (certain types) - Baked beans - Onions
Some foods help fight urine odor. You may want to increase your intake of: - Cranberry juice - Buttermilk - Parsley - Yogurt