Top
20
Doctor insights on: Diet To Eliminate Candida

Share
Dr. Arthur Heller
2,585 doctors shared insights

Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


2

2
How do you eliminate candida albicans colonization?

How do you eliminate candida albicans colonization?

Mostly, you don't.: Everybody has some candida on their body surfaces, inside and out; too much candida, or candida growing in the wrong place, can be a disease, but blaming normal colonization with candida for everything that ails you, or trying to cure everything with antifungal medications, is generally useless. So-called "candida diets" work because they eliminate foods that are unhealthy for other reasons. ...Read more

3

3
Need some tips on eliminating candida overgrowth?

Vaginal?: Over- the- counter medicines for yeast infections include: micon 7, monistat, vagistat, (tioconazole) gynazole, femcare, gyne-lotrimin; mycelex. ...Read more

4

4
Best way to consume garlic to kill candida yeast? Any tips?

Best way to consume garlic to kill candida yeast? Any tips?

As food to enjoy: 'Systemic candida' is a pop diagnosis that the vast majority of scientific physicians believe is a scam or at least a popular fad delusion. You'll be offered innumerable ways of managing it, but nobody's ever cured. If you just have a mucosal or skin infection with candida, use a simple topical Rx to manage it. Garlic does have real medical uses -- a scientific holist can advise you. ...Read more

5

5
What to eat for yeast infection diet ?

What to eat for yeast infection diet ?

Protein & veggies: For chronic yeast overgrowth (intestinal candidiasis) the focus is usually on what not to eat- simple carbs & starches feed yeast, so one should avoid sugars. Most fruits & minimize grains (whole non-glutenous grains ok in moderation). Many say to avoid foods with yeast/fermented foods but not needed unless you are sensitive to these. Emphasize protein foods & veggies. See http://huff.To/15mbzao. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
How to eliminate sugar from their diet?

How to eliminate sugar from their diet?

Slowly: Start by eliminating processed foods that contain the OSE ending- such as sucrose, high FRUCTOSE corn syrup. Read labels and try not to buy these products. Soon your taste buds will come to appreciate the natural sugars in fruits and other foods you eat instead of the processed high sugars that are not good for you Good luck ...Read more

8

8
What is the best diet to eliminate low blood sugar?

What is the best diet to eliminate low blood sugar?

First the cause: If you have low blood sugar, the cause has to be established before treatment can really be instituted for prevention. Certain foods may exacerbate hypoglycemia depending on which you have. Metabolic disorders, Insulin resistance/diabetes, possible Insulin tumor, etc.You need to establish a diagnosis of hypoglycemia with lab tests. Blood sugars have to be less than 65 mg/dl to be considered low. ...Read more

9

9
Do food allergies affect the fodmap elimination diet?

Do food allergies affect the fodmap elimination diet?

Not very much: The fodmap elimination diet is designed for people with irritable bowel syndrome (ibs). It's goal is to reduce sugars and short-chain carbohydrates in the diet. The major overlap is with wheat as most of the other foods avoided in this diet are fruit & vegetables that are not common food allergy offenders. ...Read more

10

10
Does the paleo diet need to be organic?

Does the paleo diet need to be organic?

Yes, to do it right!: The paleo diet tries to reproduce the diet of our distant ancestors, who ate wild fish and game, not grains etc. Grain-fed meat is not as healthy ; the pd advises only grass-fed meat ; wild fish. Our ancestors did not eat food with pesticides and gmo's and the only way to avoid those these days is to eat mostly organic- though some foods like onions are ok if not organic. See http://bit.Ly/19xax7e. ...Read more

11

11
What is a good elimination diet to follow to find food intolerances?

What is a good elimination diet to follow to find food intolerances?

Diets: Get down to a very basic diet of basically rice and water. Then add one new food every 2-3 days and observe how your body reacts to the addition. Do it with a nutritionist supervising if possible. ...Read more

12

12
How important is eliminating sugar when trying to reduce LDL through dietary changes?

How important is eliminating sugar when trying to reduce LDL  through dietary changes?

Sugar and chol.: It's really not about eliminating sugar per se, although a prudent diet mandates that we keep simple sugar intake to a minimum. It's more about increasing your fiber intake, which helps control blood sugar excursions and also works to lower the cholesterol. We need 50 (women) to 70 (men) grams of fiber daily. ...Read more

See 2 more doctor answers
13

13
Will yogurt in vagina or diet prevent yeast infections?

Will yogurt in vagina or diet prevent yeast infections?

Unlikely: Most yogurt available today is pasteurized and does not contain live lactobacillus bacteria. Even if the label says it contains live bacteria, most yogurt has too much sugar to be effective. Stick with regular treatments and take a pro biotic pill. ...Read more

14

14
Can eliminating dairy products from diet help ra?

Can eliminating dairy products from diet help ra?

Unlikely: Ra is not influenced by milk products. Interestingly, there was a case report that documented milk allergy as a cause of an inflammatory arthritis. This however was not related to ra. ...Read more

17

17
Does a prolonged elimination diet (eg AIP) cause food allergies or anaphylaxis to foods that you eliminated?

Does a prolonged elimination diet (eg AIP) cause food allergies or anaphylaxis to foods that you eliminated?

Not usually: If you eliminated a food you are allergic to even for a long time, the reaction is unpredictable on reintroduction but it is unlikely that this action alone eliminates the food allergy. However some food allergies do tend to fade away (milk, egg etc0 with time-whether this is from having avoided it for a long time or not is unclear. ...Read more

18

18
How to balance a gluten and dairy free diet?

How to balance a gluten and dairy free diet?

Why do you ask?: Both diets are restrictive, and if you have self-prescribed for some demonstrated or subjective illness, you need to consider how this will affect you not only as a person who needs to eat an adequate diet, but as someone who will from time to time be a guest. If these are prescribed, your physician / dietician will be your guide. If you're just following online "advice", reconsider. ...Read more

19

19
Best things to cut out of your diet to lose weight besides sugar?

Best things to cut out of your diet to lose weight besides sugar?

Wheat,artificial sw.: The best way to lose weight is to minimize simple carbs from grains ; sugar. It's also wise to avoid fried foods. I like dr. Furhman's diet: http://bit.Ly/1dhw9ht dr. Weil has useful info: http://huff.To/19ygs8y- see his "discuss that" link in his article. It's also best to choose organic foods:http://bit.Ly/19xax7e i would also avoid artificial sweeteners like aspartame- they cause weight gain! ...Read more

20

20
Can eating habits or food choice also trigger bacterial vaginosis to recur?

Can eating habits or food choice also trigger bacterial vaginosis to recur?

Borderline: Many tried acid foods like cranberries & eliminated sugars in hopes of counteracting bv’s "alkaline ph" balance in vagina however studies aren't supportive for these foods. There is potential support for food probiotics which require certain strains of lactobacillus: reuterirc-14, rhamnosus gr-1, fermentum rc-14 these are taken by mouth for month. Work best if taken with antibiotics first. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

Yeast (Definition)

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