Candida is a type of fungus, and, like all fungi, it thrives in dark, moist, warm environments. It also loves to feed on sugars of all kinds. If, for some reason, your immune system has been compromised and your body is no longer able to keep a balance between candida and “friendly” bacteria.
Some alternative practitioners believe that overgrowth of candida albicans yeast in the intestines is responsible for a yeast syndrome that results in symptoms such as fatigue, headache, mood swings, sinus congestion, depression, poor memory and concentration, and cravings for sweets. fuzzy thinking, skin rashes, sleep disturbances, sinus problems (especially sinus infections), weight gain, and more.
This anti candida diet is not a fast easy solution for the Candida sufferer and it takes a lot of commitment. Individual recovery times differ, but as a rule many Candida sufferers’ report that you have to be on the diet for one month for every year which you have had Candida. Its purpose is to starve the yeast organisms which are causing the symptoms.
Diet That encourage the growth of yeast and should be avoided
- All sweets including hidden sweeteners in processed foods
- Legumes. Avoid beans and peas with sweeteners, bean sprouts, tempeh which a type of fermented tofu, tofu and textured vegetable protein.
- Pasta. Pasta is flour and water, the flour may be white bread flour and it may be durum flour made from semolina. All types of noodles are made from the same base and they should all be cut out of the diet
- Beverages. Alcohol, Cereal beverages, Coffee both regular and decaffeinated Fruit juices Soft drinks including the diet soft drinks.
Beans, Broccoli, Brussels sprouts Cabbage, Cauliflower, Celery, Cucumbers Green pepper, Kale, Lettuce Onion, radishes, Parsley, Peas, Rocket or arugulla Spinach, Tomatoes. Low sugar fruits are apples, grapefruit, melon, and strawberries.
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