The Dangers of Ice Cream for People with Candida Overgrowth

ice creamWho doesn’t love ice cream? The one problem with ice cream for those with Candida overgrowth is that Candida LOVES ice cream. Ice cream can contain any number of flavoring ingredients, but the base is always made of milk/cream and sugar. It contains ingredients that can both help and harm the body, and should only be eaten in moderation. If you have Candida overgrowth, unfortunately you should refrain from commercial ice creams altogether. But, you may have some healthier, possibly tastier alternatives that will stick to your Candida diet. [Continue reading]

Why Candida Sufferers Must Avoid Fast Food

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Have you ever really looked at what’s in the fast foods or junk food you like to eat? Fast foods contain high amounts of sodium, sugar and trans-fats. These ingredients can be harmful to even to healthiest person, but those with Candida overgrowth … [Continue reading]

How Does Meditation Affect Your Health and Candida

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Did you know that stress has a major effect on your health? Most people don’t think about stress as a possible cause for changes in their body, mood or behavior. The changes in our body that occur with stress are natural and help us in dire … [Continue reading]

Top Candida Fighting Foods

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The intestines are one of the main areas of the body that Candida normally lives, so naturally it is important we address the diet while fighting Candida. As the Candida Diet removes sugars, carbohydrates and other fun foods we all crave, it is … [Continue reading]

Period and Candida Overgrowth: What You Need to Know

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Many women find they are prone to Candidiasis (yeast infections) just before or during their period. A major component of vaginal health is the pH of the environment. In a healthy woman, vaginal pH is typically 3.5 to 4.5 which is slightly acidic. … [Continue reading]

Is Undecenoic Acid Good for Candida?

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Undecenoic acid has wealth of benefits as an anti-fungal, including fighting Candida. But, your first thought may be, what is undecenoic acid? Undecenoic acid is also known by the names undecylenic acid and 10-undecenoic acid. It is an unsaturated … [Continue reading]

Is Caprylic Acid Good for Candida?

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Sometimes the best solution to a problem is not one thing alone, but a combination of components that work well together. Found in food sources such as coconut oil, milk and palm oil caprylic acid is an anti-fungal fatty acid that is often used in … [Continue reading]

Is psyllium husk good or bad for candida yeast overgrowth?

Psyllium husk is the seed husk portion of the Psyllium plant (Plantago ovata). Medically, it is mainly used a bulking agent due to its high fiber content of 67-71% and as a mucilage agent with a content of 10-30%.1 While psyllium husk has not been … [Continue reading]

Gut Dysbiosis and Candida Connection

As a practicing naturopath of almost 12 years, I have become increasingly disillusioned with the way orthodox medicine manages a broad range of conditions utilizing a growing number of aggressive drugs. Although initially my interest was in how … [Continue reading]

Is Green Tea Good for Candida Yeast?

Green tea is rich in nutrients including antioxidants, also known as polyphenols, that may help fight yeast infections. A 2004 study published in the Journal of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy found that the catechins in green tea inhibited yeast growth … [Continue reading]

Everything You Need To Know About Choosing The Right Probiotic To Get Rid of Nasty Yeast Infections

Probiotics are medicines or food supplements consisting of beneficial microorganisms and bacteria identical to human flora. The word pro means ‘’of’’ and biotic means ‘’life’’. So, the name suggests that these formulations are involved in the growth … [Continue reading]

What Everyone Should Know About Gluten Intolerance and Digestive Enzymes

What is Gluten

It is estimated that in the U.S. alone a staggering 18 million Americans suffer from the effects of gluten intolerance, also known as gluten sensitivity or non-celiac gluten sensitivity.(1) It has only recently been acknowledged and is still little … [Continue reading]

What Everyone Should Know About Taking Care of Nail Fungal Infections

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Fungal conditions can exist in many forms. One that we constantly overlook involves our nails – yes the keratin structures that protect your finger and toes are just as susceptible to fungal infections as any other area in your body. Frequent gym … [Continue reading]

Most Common Symptoms of Candida Yeast Infection

In the past several years, I’ve probably answered hundreds of question on various Candida-related subjects. Most of those questions arrived by private message or email, and I still have most of these messages and refer to them to now and … [Continue reading]

The Metabolism of the Fungus Candida Albicans and the resulting Metabolites Produced during the Process

Metabolism is the biochemical assimilation as well as the dissimilation of vitamins, proteins, and other nutrients by a cell. Metabolites are the substances that are produced by and during the process of metabolism or by a metabolic … [Continue reading]

Candida Treatment: Blog Part 6 Updated 1 year after going off of the Candida Diet and Treatment.

If you didn't read the previous parts to my treatment, you can see them here: A Candida Infestation: In The Beginning Part 1 A Candida Infestation: What Exactly Am I Dealing With? Part 2 Candida Infestation: Treatment Blog, Part 3 A Candida … [Continue reading]

Hair Loss: A Symptom of Candida

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During a Candida infestation, hair loss is often a worrisome and emotional problem for both men and women. Over the years, I’ve received many messages and letters from Candida sufferers who were desperate for answers to their questions about losing … [Continue reading]

Candida and Swedish Digestive-Bitters

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A decrease of the body’s production of enzymes seems to be very common with a Candida overgrowth, which make sense when you take note of how the overgrowth interferes with digestion in general, and digestive enzymes play such a large role in the … [Continue reading]

Interview with Dr. Anthony Salzarulo, DC

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We have the pleasure of interviewing Dr. Anthony Salzarulo, a Doctor of Chiropractic in New York. He has not restricted himself to just Chiropractic, but also studies advanced homeopathy, clinical nutrition, natural detoxification, herbology, and … [Continue reading]

Candida Blog Part 5: Symptom-free for Six months

You can find the previous parts here: A Candida Infestation: In The Beginning Part 1 A Candida Infestation: What Exactly Am I Dealing With? Part 2 Candida Infestation: Treatment Blog, Part 3 A Candida Infestation: The Blog, Part 4 and the … [Continue reading]

Taking Probiotics with Undecenoic Acid

Many people have asked me if they can take CFort10 (Undecenoic acid) along with their probiotic. According to the Microbiological Laboratories' research department, "Fatty acids exert a fungistatic and fungicidal action on dermatophytes (fungi)." … [Continue reading]