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As stated in the online site, Disabled World, yeast is naturally found in the body. According to Every Diet, when an overgrowth of yeast is present, the immune system can become weakened. Symptoms may include conjunctivitis, vaginitis, athlete's foot, jock itch, muscles and joint pain, sore throat, kidney and bladder infections, constipation and diarrhea. Diets for Candida sufferers include foods that starve the yeast and help to detoxify and cleanse the body.

Vegetables

Vegetables provide the body with essential vitamins, minerals and fiber. Vegetables included in a Candida diet should be eaten raw or lightly steamed 2. Vegetables should be organically grown to ensure no excess toxins are present from pesticides. Garlic and onions are antifungal and can be eaten as often as possible, especially in their raw state. Freshly blended vegetable juices and wheatgrass are considered super foods and do not contribute to yeast growth.

  • Vegetables provide the body with essential vitamins, minerals and fiber.
  • Garlic and onions are antifungal and can be eaten as often as possible, especially in their raw state.

Fruits

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Though many fruits should be avoided by Candida sufferers, those that will not aggravate the condition are all types of berries, grapefruit, pineapple and papaya. Small amounts of fresh lemon can be used as a dressing for salads.

Nuts, Seeds and Legumes

Legumes such as:

  • black-eyed peas
  • garbanzos
  • lentils
  • soybeans
  • split peas can also be added to provide extra protein
  • especially for vegetarians

Meat, Fowl and Fish

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According to Synergy Health, eating red meat may be too taxing on the digestive system in the early stages of a Candida diet 2. Red meat may be added later. Most of the game meats are good choices. Organic, free-range fowl is an acceptable protein, as is fish.

  • According to Synergy Health, eating red meat may be too taxing on the digestive system in the early stages of a Candida diet 2.
  • Most of the game meats are good choices.

Complex Carbs

According to All About Parasites, adding grains to a Candida diet is permissible, but in moderation 2.

Probiotics

Probiotics help to maintain intestinal flora balance in the body with the addition of lactobacilli, bifidobacteria and acidophilus. Eating plain yogurt without any added sugar, drinking acidophilus or taking it in pill form, and ingesting green algae such as Spirulina and chlorella help to stock the body with good bacteria. These foods create enzymes that combat Candida growth and should be taken with meals, according to Candida Albicans Cure.

Condiments

Fresh herbs, unfermented soy sauce in the form of tamari, raw organic apple cider vinegar, salt and pepper can be added to dishes to provide more flavor and add nutrients without adding to yeast growth.

Water

Drinking as much water as possible throughout the day helps to flush toxins out of the body. According to Synergy Health, the juice of half a lemon in a cup of hot water helps to rid the body of waste products produced by Candida 2.

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