The best doctors in the world recommend the candida diet. These doctors generally recommend the grapefruit seed extract therapy. For the effectiveness the candida diet should include the foods in the correct proportions.
Any candida diet should strive to eliminate consumption of processed refined sugars and bleached flour and meats treated with synthetic hormones or chemicals and hydrogenated fats. If not completely at least partially processed and refined foods must be consumed. Instead nutrient-rich, organic, non-processed whole foods and plenty of fresh raw vegetables should be consumed. Most of the food should be home cooked. Grape fruit seed extract is important because it is very helpful in alkalizing the blood. Alkalizing the body fluids is important as disease cannot survive in an alkaline environment.
Following is the list that is recommended for the candida patients:
* High fiber low starch vegetables such as celery, radish and asparagus should be eaten Along with this plenty of fresh steamed Vegetables that restrain the growth of candida are onions, garlic, ginger root, cabbage, broccoli, turnips and kale.
* High protein foods of antibiotic free fish, fowl, nuts, seeds and eggs. All nuts and seeds should be soaked in drops grapefruit seed extract in 2-cups water and later a few minutes to remove any fungus that may be present.
* Complex carbohydrate like rice, beans, millet, amaranth, quinoa and buckwheat be consumed.
* Fruit, papaya, pineapple, grapefruit and all types of berries are a good cure. Other acceptable foods are seafood; some citrus fruit, herb teas and unsweetened cranberry juice are meant as medication.
Food to be avoided
Following food items should be avoided
* Candida thrives on carbohydrates, preserved refined foods and mold so that is to be avoided and also foods that contain yeast and gluten, a wheat bread protein.
* Candida worsens in damp and or moldy places or also after consumption of food products rich in yeast or carbohydrate or after eating any the foods that contain mycotoxins.
* To fight candida it is best to prepare for grapefruit seed extract therapy by first performing the 1 week cleansing candida diet above. Reduce all foods high in carbohydrates in order to starve the candida yeast.