Candida

Candida is an overgrowth of yeast (fungus) that can be anywhere in the body, however I only experienced this in my stomach (gut) which occurs with an overgrowth of an intestinal organism called Candida Albicans due to over-use of antibiotics, overgrowth of yeast, stress or a diet high in sugar. Candida can also effect the blood stream as well as internal organs such as your liver or spleen.

The side effects vary, however some common symptoms of Candida are:

  • Skin rashes
  • Headaches
  • Brain fog
  • Food allergies
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Digestive issues
  • Skin rashes
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Bloating
  • Chronic fatigue

I had to remove many foods from my lifestyle when I had yeast in my stomach including sugar, dairy, gluten, white flours, vinegar and many others listed below.  I took billions, YES Billions of probiotics daily to keep my good bacterial in my stomach, which helps fight off your bad bacteria. I took natural anti-fungals such as oil of oregano, Dr. Ohhira’s Probioitcs and grapefruit seed extract, which were helpful but I recommend only taking these with your Integrative M.D.’s supervision. To order Dr. Ohhira’s Probiotics use code: Amie6 for Free First Class Mail shipping and a Free Sample Size of the Kampuku Soap with any order.

Foods To Avoid When You Have Candida:

  • Sugars
  • Honey
  • Syrup
  • Lactose
  • Fructose
  • Chocolate
  • Molasses
  • Rice Syrup
  • Sucrose
  • Artificial Sweeteners
  • Coconut Sugar
  • Yacon Syrup
  • Agave Nectar
  • Alcohol
  • Caffeine
  • Wheat
  • Rye
  • Oats
  • Barley
  • Spelt
  • Corn and Corn byproducts
  • White bread, pasta, cookies, baked goods, etc.
  • Fresh fruit
  • Dried fruit
  • Canned fruit
  • Fruit juice
  • Fruit juice
  • Potatoes (White and Sweet Potatoes)
  • Carrots
  • Yams
  • Beets
  • Peas
  • Parsnips
  • Yucca
  • Pork
  • Cured Meats such as (Salami, Pepperoni, Pastrami, Hot Dogs, Cured Meats)
  • Processed Deli Meats
  • Bacon
  • Smoked & Vacuum Packed Meats
  • Shellfish
  • Cheese
  • Milk, Cream, Buttermilk
  • Yogurt
  • Whey Products
  • All Dairy Products
  • Citric Acid
  • Energy Drinks
  • Malted Drinks
  • Coconut Water
  • Sports Drinks
  • Soda/Diet Soda
  • Coffee
  • Green/Black Teas
  • Peanuts
  • Cashews
  • Pistachios
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Carob Powder
  • Soy Products
  • Soy Milk, Soy Cheese
  • Tofu
  • Chickpeas
  • Beans and Legumes
  • Truffles
  • Mushrooms
  • Ketchup
  • Mayonnaise
  • Mustard
  • Relish
  • Vinegar
  • Horseradish
  • Salad Dressing
  • Soy Sauce
  • Bragg’s Liquid Aminos
  • Peanut Oil
  • Corn Oil
  • Cottonseed Oil
  • Soy Oil
  • Margarine
  • Shortening

It is essential to work with a nutritionist and an Integrative M.D. because I am sharing general information that is not intended to be medical advice. This information is only given for informational purposes.

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