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What exactly is the most effective diet to start eliminating candida yeast from my body?

What exactly is the most effective diet to start eliminating candida yeast from my body?

Reduce yeast: Yeast infections- reduce milk & milk products. Avoid sugars (refined sugar, commercial fruit juice, honey, maple syrup, sucrose & fructose). Eliminate refined carbohydrates from diet. Increase garlic intake. ...Read more

Yeast (Definition)

Any of various unicellular fungi of the genus saccharomyces, especially s. Cerevisiae, reproducing by budding and from ascospores and capable ...Read more


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Which type of diet should I have with candida?

Which type of diet should I have with candida?

Short chained FOS: A diet high in short chained fructooligosaccharides, found in whole grain wheat, garlic, asparagus, tomato products, leeks and onions will lower the ph of the stool and increase the beneficial bacteria in the colon so that the yeast are kept in balance and do not overgrow. ...Read more

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Can a candida cleanse be completed successfully with diet alone ?

Can a candida cleanse be completed successfully with diet alone ?

No, of course: If you mean that that by using an anti yeast medication , or by using a nutritional probiotic such as yogurt the answer is no. There are many medical situations such as diabetes or antibotic overuse which could complicate any regimen to treat candida. Please be evaluated by a physician who is knowledgeable in this .Area of medicine. Only an expert can evaluate your situation. ...Read more

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Is an overgrowth of candida something that can be treated medically or can you only treat it by change of diet?

Is an overgrowth of candida something that can be treated medically or can you only treat it by change of diet?

BOTH: To successfully treat candida one must kill candida using antifungal agents which can be herbal or pharmaceutical, replace it with probiotics, and eat a low sugar ; starch diet. All of these are necessary- you could take the strongest antifungals ; it won't help if you eat sugar; sugar feeds candidia and you can't put out a fire if you are pouring gas on it! see http://huff.To/15mbzao good luck! ...Read more

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Can you tell me what could i eat on a candida diet ?

Can you tell me what could i eat on a candida diet ?

Get a local guide: There are various "candida diets" mostly advocated by activists without credentials or hard science. Since diet is a key part of maintaining your health, you'd do best to get with a local evidence-based holistic-focused physician who you can trust more than someone who simply wrote a book. Best wishes. ...Read more

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What is the best diet and remedy for candida glabrata?

What is the best diet and remedy for candida glabrata?

A diet rich in...: Probiotics and zinc. Probiotics includes yogurt, or probiotic supplements. I would take zinc gluconate as a supplement, rather than change my diet! 50mg of zinc gluconate! ...Read more

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How to know if I need candida diet?

How to know if I need candida diet?

Good for all: The candida diet- which is low in processed sugars would probably benefit many people, even if they dont have a particularly obvious yeast infection. Signs of yeast overgrowth could include irritability, mood swings, sugar cravings, skin rashes, bloating, constipation, diarrhea, chronic fatigue, rectal and or vaginal itching. There are blood and stool tests that can confirm a candida infection ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what can I eat on a candida diet ?

Can anyone tell me what can I eat on a candida diet ?

Anti-Candida Diet: No sugar, very very low carb, no vinegar or wine or anything else that used yeast to make it. No mushrooms or other fungus. ...Read more

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How is the ultimate candida diet program by lisa richards?

How is the ultimate candida diet program by lisa richards?

It's your choice: It's a crash diet and arbitrary "this is good, this is bad" from somebody with no evidence and no qualifications. It's your life and your health. Many people find this sort of thing comforting. If you have actual health issues, get with an evidence-based physician, preferably one who shares your interest in "natural medicine" and pop claims. ...Read more

Candida (Definition)

Is a type of fungus which normally lives in small amounts on mucus membranes. An overgrowth of candida in the mouth produces a condition called 'thrush'. This is often triggered ...Read more


Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

Diet is a four letter word implying temporary measures with few good permanent results. I believe instead in 'healthy lifestyle changes' that may produce results more slowly ...Read more