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Please tell me how long it takes for to cure a yeast infection with the candida diet?

Please tell me how long it takes for to cure a yeast infection with the candida diet?

Years: If you have a real yeast infection, diet won't help (unless, maybe, you are diabetic and loose a bunch of weight). Candida diets went out with the yeast connection years ago. Don't waste your time. You probably don't have it anyway, if it doesn't involve your private parts and you are otherwise healthy. Read more

Dr. Arthur Heller
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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


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If u are unsure if u have candida or reg yeast, should u go on candida diet to be safe if taking Monistat n cannot see doc due to no healthcare? Plz!

If u are unsure if u have candida or reg yeast, should u go on candida diet to be safe if taking Monistat n cannot see doc due to no healthcare? Plz!

Candida: Candida is a form of yeast and monistat should help. If it does not, then other candida species that do not respond to monistat may be involved. At this point, you may want to get a doctor involved. I would think that your local health department should be able to direct you in getting health insurance coverage. Read more

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Don't know if I have yeast or candida yeast infection. Taking Monistat n probiotics. Should I go on candida diet just in case???

Don't know if I have yeast or candida yeast infection. Taking Monistat n probiotics. Should I go on candida diet just in case???

Candida is yeast: Candida albicans is responsible for yeast infections. If you are not sure what is causing your symptoms I suggest seeing your doctor to confirm and rule out any other causes. There have been no real studies on the Candida diet that I am aware of. If you get the diagnosis confirmed there is no harm in trying it. Avoiding lots of sugar, white flour and processed foods is a good idea for us all. Read more

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Can you eat popcorn on a Candida diet? I'm on the diet b/c I've had a yeast infection for 3 mon, can't take fluconazole, & tried creams & boric acid.

Can you eat popcorn on a Candida diet? I'm on the diet b/c I've had a yeast infection for 3 mon, can't take fluconazole, & tried creams & boric acid.

Candida diet: Diets that are low in sugar and carbohydrates but high in raw garlic and probiotics can help keep yeast infections at bay. Herbal supplements such as Pau D'Arco (tincture or capsule form) or the Candida-Cleanse by SolaRay may be helpful. Popcorn does breakdown to a simple carbohydrate but overall is relatively low in sugar. Read more

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Me= yeast infection for 3 mos. Tried creams, boric acid, Candida diet, probiotics, garlic, etc. Taking iron pills 4 anemia- could that be feeding it?

Yeast infection: You do not say whether you have used anti-fungals in your treatment, either topically or orally. That is the best way to treat Candida vulvovaginitis. Iron is highly unlikely to have anything to do with this. If you persist despite this you may be being reinfected by your sexual partner and they could be treated as well. If still an issue make sure your immune system is intact. Good luck. 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

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Can you eat popcorn on a Candida Diet?

Can you eat popcorn on a Candida Diet?

Candida diet: Probably. The question is why you are doing this. There is no scientific evidence that it is in any way effective for anything. Read more

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When can I eat ezekiel bread on the candida diet?

When can I eat ezekiel bread on the candida diet?

In late stages: There's no consensus on the optimal candida diet but the most important thing to avoid are sugars & simple carbs. Most experts advise avoiding all grains initially, but as one improves moderate non-gluten grains like quinoa can be used. It's best to avoid gluten (which ezekiel bread has) but towards the end can try some. See http://www. Holisticmd. Org/wp-content/uploads/2010/12/candidadiet. Pdf. Read more

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Why I'm still hungry after I'm eating. O just fell empty and hungry. I'm on candida diet?

Why I'm still hungry after I'm eating. O just fell empty and hungry. I'm on candida diet?

Diet change?: The first question is why are you on the candida diet? Could be that whatever was diagnosed as candida (not a real diagnosis in many physicians opinion) is the culprit. The other possibility is that the calories you are eating on the new diet are not enough to carry you through the day. Read more

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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 don't 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 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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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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Can you tell me about the ultimate candida diet program by lisa richards?

Be cautious: This is a self-styled "candida expert", a lay activist, who self-diagnosed candida overgrowth and has encouraged others to do the same, and wrote a diet book. Most mainstream physicians are unconvinced that this is the key to a health revolution. I would suggest that instead, you for a relationship with an evidence-based holistic practitioner as your guide in a confusing area. Read more

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Is it ok to eat ezekiel flat bread on "candida diet stage 2"?

Is it ok to eat ezekiel flat bread on "candida diet stage 2"?

No: Not yet. If you are feeling better, slowly reintroduce non-sweet fruit in small quantities and some complex carbohydrates. Eat lots of coconut oil. Read more

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If I have a gram of sugar every now and then on the Candida diet, will that set me back?

If I have a gram of sugar every now and then on the Candida diet, will that set me back?

Yes: If you are serious about trying to follow the candida diet and want to deal with things that way then yes it will interfere with the effectiveness of the diet. Read more

Yeast (Definition)

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