There are three things that need to be done to treat candida and you need to do them ALL at the same time. Stop the yeast overgrowth Build up friendly bacteria Heal your gut (to stop the candida being able to enter your blood stream) Stop the yeast overgrowth. One of the best ways to do this is to manage your diet. Sugar feeds yeast. You need to starve the yeast, by starving it of its food source. Therefore you need to control the amount of sugar you are consuming and follow
I was in my local health food shop; Honest to Goodness (which is amazing - I spend a small fortune in there every week). I’d got to know the owners really well and we were have a good old chat and candida came up in the conversation. I told them I was on a three week no sugar, no yeast challenge and I was struggling by not being able to get my chocolate fix and how much I missed the taste of chocolate in my mouth. I think I was delirious just thinking about it! He mentioned t
Cutting out sugar and yeast for three weeks how hard could that be? I have willpower, a good enough reason (which I’ll share with you) and a belief I could do this. To be honest, I may have underestimate how big a challenge this was going to be. I have to admit it, I have to share. I am a 100% sugar addict. I love the stuff and it has taken me a long time to realise how big my addiction was. I may not have been getting my sugar hits though chocolate bars, cakes or gooey choco
I asked myself the same question and obviously went to Dr. Google first to see what it was.... Basically - candida is a fungus, which is a type of yeast. As soon as I say I’ve got a yeast infection. Everyone (or most women) will look at me in sympathy, till their head to one side and give me a knowing look and whisper, “thrush” - hmmm. Yes and no, its not that simple. Candida is produced naturally in the body and small amounts are present in your mouth and in your intestines.