The Dangers of Ice Cream for People with Candida Overgrowth

Who 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 […]

Why Candida Sufferers Must Avoid Fast Food

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 should absolutely avoid them. Candida weakens your immune system and leaves your […]

How Does Meditation Affect Your Health and Candida

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 situations, but chronic stress can cause a multitude of […]

Top Candida Fighting Foods

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 important to remember that there is still a great variety of foods […]

Period and Candida Overgrowth: What You Need to Know

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. This acidic environment is caused by lactic acid mainly in the vaginal […]

Is Undecenoic Acid Good for Candida?

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 fatty acid that is manufactured from castor oil cracking (adding high pressure and temperature). It has […]

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 shown to completely resolve candida overgrowth, it may be helpful […]