Good diet to prevent Candida infection starts with knowledge of yeast. Questions like: What feeds a yeast? and What are starving yeast? There are two key questions to overcome yeast infections. However, we all have Candida, it lives in the gut, the overgrowth of Candida is not healthy. Eating foods such as high processed foods, carbohydrates and sugars contribute to its growth. So, what to do about it? Let first start by talking about the foods to avoid.
Foods to avoid
Simple carbohydrates should be avoided and these include foods like corn syrup, sugar, molasses, dried fruits, fruit juices, such as yeast dough containing yeast, biscuits and bagels. Fermented foods and tournaments such as alcohol, nuts, cantaloupe, mushrooms and cheese. Really all dairy products should be avoided, except yogurt. Vegetables such as corn and potatoes are foods to avoid because of the high carbohydrate content.
Foods to eat
Green, leafy vegetables such as cabbage, kale and broccoli is a good choice for Candida diet due to low natural sugar content. Fruit such as berries and apples are great to eat, and are nutritious as well. Good sources of protein are fish and other lean meats. Fish and lean meats are wonderful for the over all good for the body. Protein also provides sustainable energy that lasts. Fresh garlic is best of all antifungal to take to support the immune system. Garlic is also available in tablets and capsules, some even have low odor. Drinking enough water is relevant to the success of beating Candida. Water helps to flush the body of toxins in the body.
Eating right is a daily process that begins with eliminating the “bad” foods and increasing the consumption of foods that are good for the body. Candida infections can cause a variety of other symptoms that affect the overall well-being.
Symptoms of Candida
Fatigue, weakness, poor concentration, headaches, and wind are just some of the symptoms that can be related to yeast infections.
Causes of Candida
Eating too much sugar, high carbohydrate diet like bread, and alcohol and taking drugs like antibiotics and steroids can all create an environment of growth of Candida albicans. Antibiotics may reduce the “good” bacteria in the gut, it causes a variety of symptoms including diarrhea. Take a probiotic or eating yogurt will replace the normal bacteria flora. With a healthy digestive system, establish a healthy body and immune system.