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The Candida Manual

Contents
Recognizing Candida Symptoms

page 3

15 Typical Symptoms of Candida Overgrowth

page 4

The Three-Step Treatment Plan For Candida

page 6

Beating Candida Through Diet

page 8

The Anti-Candida Diet

page 9

Foods To Avoid

page 10

Table of Foods To Avoid


Foods You Can Eat

page 11
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Table of Foods You Can Eat


Candida Fighting Foods

page 17
page 22

Making Lifestyle Changes

page 25

Tips For Adjusting To Your Lifestyle Changes

page 28

Sources

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Disclaimer
Vitaana Health has written this book based on careful research, as well as personal experience in fighting
Candida infection. The author has taken all reasonable steps to verify that the information provided is accurate and correct, and the sources of information are listed at the end of the e-book. Vitaana Health cannot accept any responsibility for the results or consequences if you adopt or implement any of the information in this e-book.

The information provided in this e-book is not intended to be a substitute for the advice of a medical professional, such as a qualified doctor/physician or naturopath. The author is not medically qualified and can
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RECOGNIZING CANDIDA SYMPTOMS

Candida (yeast) infection comes in many guises, which is why it is often difficult to recognize and diagnose. Millions of people suffer for years, or even
their whole lives, from symptoms such as fatigue, brain fog, recurring yeast
or urinary tract infections, itching, headaches or irritable bowel syndrome,
without realizing the real cause. Simply put, they are harboring an opportunistic fungus, called Candida albicans.

Identifying the issue is the first

step towards restoring your health.


Candida is just one of a family of yeast organisms, but its importance lies in
its being the most common cause of fungal infections in humans worldwide.
It is one of the naturally occurring microorganisms in your gut, and forms
part of the natural population of gut flora.
It becomes a problem affecting your health only when the natural balance of
the gut flora is lost. Unfortunately, it is easy to upset this beautiful arrangement, most commonly by factors such as a high sugar diet, antibiotic ingestion and stress. The loss of this system of checks-and-balances leads to the
rapid multiplication of Candida albicans, which in turn produces a multitude
of symptoms.

Modern lifestyle and diet choices can lead to an imbalance between yeast and healthy bacteria in the gut.

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15 Typical Symptoms of Candida Overgrowth:

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Mental functions - brain fog, confusion, poor memory, lack of focus, difficulty with concentration

2. Fungal infections of the nails or skin, such as athletes foot, toenail fungus
or ringworm
3. Skin diseases, such as rashes, eczema, psoriasis or hives
4. Joint pain, stiffness or swelling (arthritis)
5. Chronic fatigue and lack of energy
6. Digestive symptoms including diarrhea, bloating or constipation
7. Mood swings, anxiety, irritability or depression

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While yeast infections on the outside of the body are relatively easy
to identify, internal candidiasis can be more dicult to recognize.

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8. Itching of the vagina, rectum or jock itch, infections of the urinary tract
and/or vagina.
9. Cravings for sugar and other refined carbohydrates.
10. Allergies, sensitivities and intolerances, including hay fever.
11. Respiratory symptoms - cough, bronchitis or pneumonia, pain or tightness in the chest, wheezing, shortness of breath, asthma.
12. Sleep disturbances such as insomnia, frequent waking, nightmares, restless sleep
13. Sinus inflammation, swelling and infections, nasal congestion, excessive mucus in the sinuses, nose or throat
14. Muscle aches and pains, numbness, burning or tingling.
15. Weight gain and difficulty in losing weight.
Of course, just because you have one of these symptoms, it neednt
mean you have Candida overgrowth. However, further investigation is
probably warranted, especially if you have multiple symptoms.
We strongly recommend that you seek assistance and guidance
from a suitably qualified medical practitioner, such as a naturopath, for diagnosis and assistance in putting together a suitable treatment plan.
The good news is that in most cases, Candida overgrowth is easy to overcome with a few simple changes in your lifestyle and diet. While the extent
of change may seem difficult to put into practice, youll soon find yourself
feeling so much better and healthier, that the new way of living will come
naturally!

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THREE-STEP TREATMENT PLAN FOR CANDIDA

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Treating Candida is a three step process:
1. First, look at your diet carefully. Youll be better off with as few sugars, yeasts and fungi as possible. More on that later.
2. Secondly, you would benefit from a combination of safe and natural
effective anti-fungals to help cleanse your system of the yeast and
kill as many of them as possible. We recommend taking two or three
anti-fungals simultaneously, to prevent the development of resistance
in Candida.

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Vitaana Health CandidaGo contains a number of natural ingredients,


including oregano extract, caprylic acid and black walnut hulls.
3. The third step is to start a good probiotic supplement. This will help
re-introduce beneficial bacteria to the gut and thus restore a healthy
intestinal balance. The resultant strengthening of your immune system will help immensely in preventing any recurrence of the yeast infection.
Vitaana Health CandidaGo is supplemented with probiotics in the form
of L. Acidophilus. However,

you may wish to start on a higher-dose

probiotic later in the program. Another excellent source is fermented


foods, which contain naturally occurring bacteria, such as sauerkraut,
kefir and kimchi. However, you must be sure they contain live cultures!

Sauerkraut is an excellent choice for re-introducing good bacteria to the gut

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BEATING CANDIDA WITH DIET

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Candida is an opportunistic organism that feeds primarily on sugars. Give it
an inch and it will take a mile! So the first step in restoring a healthy balance to your body is to starve Candida of nutrition by removing its food
source while simultaneously cleansing the body.
As the yeast begins to die, it will release toxins. These toxins are responsible
for what are called die-off symptoms in the early part of treatment. These
may include nausea, headaches, skin rashes and many more. How intense
these are depends on how severe your Candida overgrowth is, and how
quickly you deprive the organism of its food source.

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Vitaana Health CandidaGo Supplement will help speed up the cleansing
process, restore a healthy yeast balance and strengthen immunity. However, it cannot eliminate the organism on its own. For complete benefit, it is
essential to make some changes in your diet and lifestyle.

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THE ANTI-CANDIDA DIET

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There is no definitive anti-candida diet. Thus you will find numerous variations of diet recommended by health experts and nutritionists. For example,
some suggest eating small amounts of plain yogurt, while others argue for
cutting it out. Other disputes relate to the place of grains are all grains
acceptable, or only whole grains and brown rice?
For our part, we encourage you to be strict about conforming to the recommended diet, especially in the initial stages of treatment.

The severity of

your yeast infection influences how rigorously you need to follow the diet,
and for how long - which can vary from a few weeks to several months and
even longer in some cases.
Having said that, we consider it perfectly acceptable to introduce the antiCandida diet step by step. This will allow your digestive system to adjust to
the new regime, as well as help reduce the severity of die-off symptoms.
Your CandidaGo supplement includes carefully selected enzymes to help decrease the intensity of the die-off. However, it contributes to starving out the
yeast, so you may still experience some symptoms. We recommend starting
off with the supplement slowly to further reduce the unpleasant symptoms
of Candida elimination.
As the Candida comes under control, you will be able to start re-introducing
some foods one by one. However, it is important to monitor your reactions
as you re-introduce these foods. If there is any sign of a flare-up, you will
have to cut them out promptly.
So much for starving out the fungus. Another important step which is also
often necessary is modifying the diet so as to avoid foods which induce allergies, a common symptom in Candida sufferers.

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Always keep in mind - if in doubt, dont eat it!


Lets start with the foods that are to be completely weeded out in the first
stage of your Candida treatment plan.

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Foods to Avoid

To make it easier to remember, weve grouped the foods to avoid into five
classes:
1. Sugar in any form, including fruit, and all food products containing sugar.
2. Refined grains
3. Yeast and all food products which contain yeast
4. Stimulants and alcohol
5. Dairy products
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Foods To Avoid:

FOOD CATEGORY

FOODS TO AVOID

NOTES

SUGARS

Sugar
Honey
Syrup
Chocolate
Molasses
Rice syrup
Artificial sweeteners
Agave syrup
Candy
Cakes
All sodas, even diet sodas

Check all labels for


hidden sugars. Even
frozen vegetables or
canned foods will often
have sugar added.
Artificial sweeteners may
weaken the immune
system and leave you
more vulnerable to
Candida.

ALCOHOL

Beer
Champagne
Cider
Fortified wines
Spirits
Wine

Alcohol is high in sugar


and weakens the immune
system.

GRAINS & GLUTINOUS


FOODS

All cereals
Glutinous grains are an
Baked goods
excellent food source for
Barley
Candida because they
Corn and corn byproducts have a high glycemic
Oats
index, just as sugar does.
Pasta
Gluten is a protein that is
Rice
difficult to digest, may
Rye
interfere with mineral
Spelt
absorption and may
Wheat
cause intestinal damage.
Molds found in corn and
wheat may suppress
normal immune function.

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FOOD CATEGORY

FOODS TO AVOID

NOTES

FRUIT

Canned fruit
Dried fruit
Fresh fruit
Frozen fruit
Fruit juice

Lemons and limes are


acceptable.

VEGETABLES

Beetroot
Carrots
Parsnips
Peas
Potatoes
Sweet Potatoes
Yams

Avoid all starchy


vegetables in the
beginning.
As you get your infection
under control some of
them can be added back
slowly.

MEATS

All cured meats


Pork and pork products
Processed meats
Smoked meats

Cured meats usually


contain additives,
preservatives and sugars.
Pork often contains
contaminants that can
survive cooking and could
be harmful to anyone
with a weakened
digestive system.

FISH

Shellfish
All fish, except for wild
salmon and sardines

Most shellfish and fish


contain high levels of
toxins that can suppress
the immune system.

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FOOD CATEGORY

FOODS TO AVOID

NOTES

DAIRY PRODUCTS

Buttermilk
Cheese
Cream
Milk
Whey Products

Lactose is a form of
sugar, and should be
avoided.
Plain probiotic yogurt,
kefir, ghee and butter are
better, but eat in
moderation. Cheeses
made from goat and
sheep milk may be
tolerated once the
Candida is under control.

ADDITIVES &
PERSERVATIVES

Citric acid
All additives and
preservatives

Citric acid, unless


naturally derived, comes
from yeast and should be
avoided.
Additives and
preservatives can disrupt
your bacterial balance.

BEVERAGES

Black tea
Diet and regular soda
Green tea
Energy drinks
Fruit juices

Caffeine can impair your


immune system and
cause your blood sugar to
rise. Coffee may also contain mold.

NUTS

Cashews
Peanuts
Pistachios

These contain high levels


of mold which can
exacerbate candida
overgrowth.

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FOOD CATEGORY

FOODS TO AVOID

NOTES

BEANS & LEGUMES

All types of beans


Chickpeas
Legumes
GMO soy
All soy products
Tofu

Beans & legumes are


difficult to digest & high
in carbohydrates and
should therefore be
eliminated in the
beginning, but can be
selectively re-introduced
later on.
Most soy is GMO, but if
you can find non-GMO
soy, you can include it.

MUSHROOMS & MOLDS

Mushrooms
Truffles

Mushrooms can cause an


inflammatory reaction in
Candida sufferers,
although some have
medicinal properties,
such as Reishi and
Maitake mushrooms.

CONDIMENTS & SAUCES

All condiments, including


Horseradish
Ketchup
Mayonnaise
Mustard
Relish
Salad Dressings
Soy Sauce
Sweet Chilly Sauce
Worcestershire Sauce

Most condiments and


sauces contain added
sugars, not to mention
other additives and
preservatives and should
be avoided.
Use herbs and spices
instead and olive oil and
lemon as a salad
dressing.

VINEGAR

All vinegars except for


raw apple cider vinegar

Raw apple cider vinegar


is rich in enzymes that
will help support the
digestive system

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FOOD CATEGORY

FOODS TO AVOID

NOTES

FATS & OILS

Canola oil
Corn oil
Peanut oil
Soy oil

These oils are often


contaminated with molds
and/or are derived from
GMO crops.

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Keep It Simple
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We know that implementing this kind of change in your diet is a drastic step.
Thats why we recommend that you take it slow. Eliminate the offending
food categories one by one, so that your taste buds and appetite centers
have a chance to adjust.
Its quite simple, really. Our aim is to have you eat simple meals composed
primarily of fresh, unprocessed protein, such as meat, some fish and vegetables of the fleshy and green leafy varieties. Your digestive system needs
a rest, so, especially in the beginning...

the less processed and indigestible foods you eat,


the better
Experiment with herbs and spices as flavoring agents instead of ready-made
condiments. Add a festive touch to your food look, aroma and savor! Most
ancient cultures use natural spices and herbs without any loss of taste or
food appeal!
Remember, you will be able to re-introduce some of the banned foods in
moderation, once your digestive balance has been restored. How long this
takes will depend both on the extent of Candida overgrowth and how well
you stick to the anti-candida diet.

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Many people report feeling much better after a couple of weeks on the antiCandida diet. You can too! However, it is also important to realize that this
doesnt imply complete healing has occurred. The full process may take
longer, which means you will be on this diet program from several months to
years.

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Foods You CAN Eat
Lets get to the interesting part - what you CAN eat!
Broadly speaking, foods in any of the following groups are open to you:
1. Vegetables
2. Protein
3. Whole grains

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The following table summarizes the most common foods which will make up
your meals.

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Foods You Can Eat

FOOD CATEGORY

FOODS TO EAT

NOTES

SWEETENERS

Stevia
Xytol
Coconut Sugar

These have a lower


glycemic index and therefore make less impact on
your blood sugar levels.

FATS & OILS

Virgin coconut oil


Olive oil
Sesame oil
Flax oil
Red palm oil
Almond oil
Grapeseed oil

Use cold pressed oils


where possible.
Coconut oil can safely be
used at higher
temperatures.

PROTEIN - Meat, Fish &


Eggs

Eggs
Beef
Lamb
Chicken
Turkey
Wild salmon
Sardines
Herring
Anchovies

Try to buy only fresh and


organic meat, poultry and
eggs. Failing that, make
sure the meat is hormone- and antibioticfree.

Avoid processed meats in


particular, as these are
often loaded with sugars
and preservatives.

Many fish contain ocean


contaminants. The recommended fish contain
fewer contaminants than
most.

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FOOD CATEGORY

FOODS TO EAT

NOTES

DAIRY

Ghee
Kefir
Probiotic yogurt with live
enzyme cultures - plain
with no added sugar

Live yogurt and kefir help


re-populate the digestive
system with healthy bacteria.
However, since many
Candida sufferers are lactose-intolerant, we recommend using these with
caution, especially in the
early stages.

VEGETABLES

Asparagus
Artichoke
Avocado
Bok choy
Bamboo shoots
Broccoli
Brussels sprouts
Cabbage
Cauliflower
Celery
Celeriac (celery root)
Cucumber
Eggplant
Fennel
Garlic
Green and wax beans
Green bell peppers
Kale
Leeks
Lettuce
Olives
Onions
Greens (spinach, chard ,
collards, mustard greens)

Non-starchy vegetables
help starve the Candida
of the sugars it feeds on.

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possible, and fresh in any
case.

Eat them raw, lightly


steamed or grilled.
Make a bowl of salad or
some raw vegetables part
of your daily routine.

Avocados, although they


are technically a fruit and
do contain sugar, can
help stabilize blood sugar
levels and are a good
source of healthful and
satiating fat.

Olives are acceptable as


long as they have not
been marinated in white
vinegar.

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FOOD CATEGORY

FOODS TO EAT

NOTES

VEGETABLES (contd)

Radicchio
Endive
Radishes
Rutabaga
Scallions
Sea Vegetables (nori,
kombu, wakame, etc.)
Snow peas, snap peas
Sprouts (bean, alfalfa,
etc)
Watercress
Zucchini (courgette)

FRUIT

Lemons
Limes

Try to avoid fruit in the


early stages of the diet.
If you find this
impossible, go for green
apples, raspberries,
blueberries, blackberries
and grapefruit, all of
which offer a lower
glycemic index.

NUTS & SEEDS

Almonds
Chia seeds
Coconut meat
Flax seed/meal
Hazelnuts
Pumpkin Seeds/pepitas
Sesame seeds
Sunflower seeds
Walnuts

These nuts have low


mold content. However,
you may soak them in
diluted grapefruit extract
if you are still concerned
about mold.
For easier digestion, presoak and/or sprout your
nuts.

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FOOD CATEGORY

FOODS TO EAT

NOTES

SPICES & HERBS

All spices and herbs are


allowed. For example
Basil
Black pepper
Cinnamon
Cloves
Dill
Garlic
Ginger
Oregano
Paprika
Rosemary
Thyme

Use herbs and spices to


give flavor to your dishes.
Many of them have
potent antioxidant and
antifungal properties
which can actively help
fight Candida. Garlic,
ginger and oregano are
examples of these.

BEVERAGES

Almond Milk
Chicory root coffee
Coconut Milk
Non-caffeinated herbal
teas
Pau DArco tea
Water

Pau DArco tea has antifungal properties,


especially beneficial in
fighting Candida.

Chicory root is also a


probiotic that helps the
beneficial bacteria in the
gut multiply.

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Drink plenty of water.
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Make sure almond or


coconut milks are free of
added sugars.

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FOOD CATEGORY
FERMENTED FOODS

BREADS

FOODS TO EAT

NOTES

Apple cider vinegar


Kefir
Sauerkraut
Any fermented vegetables

Apple cider vinegar helps


balance the bodys pH
levels and aids digestion.

Sourdough bread

Try to eliminate bread altogether, especially in the


early stages of the diet,
as its refined flour provides food for Candida.

Sauerkraut and other


fermented vegetables
contain beneficial bacteria that will help fight
Candida. Make your
own, as shop-bought varieties are often lacking in
live cultures.

If you just have to eat


bread, go for a sourdough or other bread
that has no added yeast.
NON-GLUTINOUS
GRAINS

Amaranth
Buckwheat
Millet
Oat Bran
Quinoa

These grains have a high


fiber content. They are
therefore excellent at
keeping your digestive
system moving, and will
help eliminate toxins.

Most products made from


these ingredients are
acceptable, such as
quinoa crackers.

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Green Smoothies Are an Excellent Choice for The Anti-Candida Diet,


with Added Chia Seeds For Sustained Energy

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Candida Fighting Foods
Youve made it through the foods to avoid and the good foods which help
starve the Candida of its food supply. Now, lets take a look at some wonder
foods that help actively help fight the Candida. These should be incorporated into the diet as much as possible.

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1. Coconut Oil

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Coconut oil is known for its potent antifungal properties. It contains lauric
acid and caprylic acid, both of which help prevent Candida overgrowth and
strengthen the immune system.

It is also very heat stable, making it an

ideal choice for frying, sauting and cooking.


2. Garlic
Garlic boasts powerful antifungal properties to eliminate Candida.

It also

stimulates the liver and colon, helping with digestion, and detoxifying the
body by aiding the elimination of the toxins released as the Candida dies off.

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3. Onions
Onions are rich in compounds which give them their characteristic smell but
also confer powerful antifungal, anti-parasitic, and anti-bacterial properties.
They are powerful allies in your bodys fight against Candida. In addition,
they help flush excess fluids from the body. Since Candida sufferers often
suffer from water retention, this is a boon.
And heres a little tip if you are concerned about garlic or onion causing
breath issues. Eat a little parsley with the garlic to help neutralize the smell.
4. Seaweed
Seaweed is a nutrient-dense and healing food that will help flush toxic pollutants and heavy metals from the body and help cleanse your intestinal tract.
5. Rutabaga
Rutabaga has powerful antifungal properties.

Although it seems to be a

starchy vegetable, which should therefore be avoided on the anti-candida


diet, rutabaga will in fact help in the fight against Candida.
6. Ginger
Ginger will help detoxify the body by stimulating circulation, which means
increased rate of flushing out wastes. It also detoxifies the liver and activates the immune system. It promotes gas elimination from the digestive
system and may soothe inflammation in the intestinal tract.
7. Olive Oil
Olive oil contains powerful antifungal properties and stimulates your immune
system response to Candida. It may also help stabilize blood sugar levels.
This cuts down on the sugar available to feed the Candida.

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8. Lemon and Lime Juice


Lemon and lime juice can help increase the efficiency of your digestive system.

Both lemons and limes are wonderfully piquant seasonings for veg-

etable, fish and meat dishes. They are also an excellent alternative to vinegar in salad dressings. A big glass of hot water with a squeeze of lemon
juice first thing in the morning is a great way to start the day.
9. Pumpkin Seeds
Pumpkin seeds are rich in omega-3 fatty acids, which promote normal immune function and reduce inflammation. Thus they have antifungal, anti-viral and anti-parasitic properties. Omega-3 fatty acids also play a crucial role
in maintaining optimum thyroid health. Many people dont ingest enough
omega-3s in their diet.
Add pumpkin seeds, especially roasted, to salads, cereals, smoothies or other nuts and seeds to create a delicious omega-3 rich snack.
10. Cayenne Pepper
Cayenne pepper stimulates digestion and immune function. It also reduces
constipation while helping to cleanse the bowel of Candida and other toxins.
It is great at boosting overall metabolism and circulation in the body. This is
extremely useful in combating one of the most common symptoms of Candida, namely, chronic fatigue.

MAKING LIFESTYLE CHANGES


If youve come this far, you know overcoming Candida is a long term
process. Making such fundamental changes to your diet may seem impossible. However, let us assure you that you can make the transition successfully
and with minimum trauma by just taking small steps.

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You will also want to look at how your lifestyle is encouraging Candida to
flourish in your body, so you can make appropriate changes. Dont be discouraged! Just one small change at a time will add up to tremendous improvement in your health, fitness and freedom from Candida symptoms over
the long term.
Its not very hard to build your resistance to Candida and fully eliminate the
infection, as you are about to see. Just make sure you have:

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Plenty of restful sleep


At least 6 hours of quiet sleep at night do wonders in building up
your immunity. Set a regular bedtime, wind down physical and mental activity half an hour before its time to sleep and dont drink too
much water in the couple of hours just before bedtime.

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Quit smoking
Smoking has been known for years to be a prime culprit in weakening immune function so as to allow opportunity-seeking organisms
like Candida to overgrow. Get support from family, friends or other
support groups, learn better methods to relax and take up exercise
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Healthy exercise
Exercise it will rejuvenate your weakened health, boost your immunity, improve your sleep, relieve stress and let you feel and look
much younger and healthier. Tuck in a few stretches, jogging in
place, brisk walks up and down stairs or to work, to get exercise
throughout the day or join a group to make new friends and get
the support you deserve and enjoy!
Reduced stress
There are many excellent ways to reduce stress, like relaxing with
friends (but not drinking or smoking)! Or taking a 15-minute break
to meditate quietly on the blessings you enjoy now, or have good
memories of in the past, brings real change to your feelings and
your stress levels. The real winner is spending a little time and energy to help another person in trouble. Reduced stress always means
better immunity and health! More on this later.
Are you still feeling intimidated by the number of changes you are being
asked to make? Lets make it simple, then.

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Tips for Adjusting To Your Lifestyle Changes:


1. One Step at a Time
Never try to make all these changes at once.
One step at a time is all we can handle successfully. If you try to perform an
extreme makeover on your entire lifestyle, you run a great risk of being
overwhelmed and giving up before a single change has a chance to take
root.
But anyone can make just one change. Why not start off by eliminating sugar from your diet?

2. Reward Yourself
You need both inner and outer rewards to make such sweeping changes
with any success. At the very outset, a great motivator is visualizing how
good it will feel to be healthy, Candida-free and energetic forever! Keep
reminding yourself of that picture, of you enjoying things you love without
feeling foggy, tired or itchy.
Secondly, keep yourself motivated by rewarding your successes. For
instance, most people find it extremely difficult to eliminate sugar from their
diet. The key here is to replace the high you get from sugar with something
you love even more!
How about a trip, or treating yourself to a long-wished for spa visit or manicure with the money you saved on sugar and candy? Maybe you would just
like to take an extra day off and go to the beach, or visit an old friend.
By finding creative ways to celebrate your achievements, you will find that
overcoming Candida is much easier than you think!

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3. Reduce Stress

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You may wonder what stress control has to do with Candida control. The fact is that when you are feeling stressed, you are more likely to
return to your bad habits, such as reaching for sugary snacks.
On the other hand, reducing stress will not only assist in beating Candida, it
will also translate into other health benefits.
Its easier than you think to reduce stress in your life:
Spend some time examining your life to determine the major causes of
your stress. Then you can work out how to reduce those stress levels.
Exercise on a regular basis this helps both your body and your mind
to tone up and relax.
Treat yourself to something special you deserve it
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Take joy in being outside in the fresh air and sun


Try quiet meditation on a regular basis to put your problems into perspective.
Get enough sleep - lack of sleep puts stress on your body
Eat a healthy diet the anti-candida diet

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4. Remove Temptations
It is important to support changes in your lifestyle by removing the things
you need to avoid from your home and your life. It will ease the transition
immensely when temptations are out of reach!
For instance, if you decide to cut out sugar, make it easy on yourself by
making your home a sugar-free zone! You can also also stop visiting the
baked goods section while shopping or switch to a health foods store
which doesnt carry refined sugars or sugar-rich processed foods.
If you are giving up alcohol or quitting smoking, dont hang out with friends
who use these substances. If you are attempting to get more sleep, remove
the TV from your bedroom at least until youve established a regular bedtime. Make your surroundings pleasant and supportive of your new lifestyle.

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5. Build a Support Network
Getting support from friends and family is crucial to successfully
carrying out major changes for most of us.
Be open and honest with your family and friends. Tell them your plans, and
the changes you intend to make.
You dont even have to mention dealing with Candida if you dont want to.
All they need to understand is that you have discarded the use of sugar,
drinking, smoking or whatever. Your friends and family can be a huge source
of support and they can help you stay on track.

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To recap, changing your lifestyle to deal with chronic Candida isnt easy, but
theres no doubt you can do it and experience the health of living Candidafree! Your most useful tools include setting up a plan, taking baby steps to
carry out your strategy, and establishing a support network to cheer you on.
Once youve reached the place where your plan is in place, the benefits and
rewards will be huge. Youll be so glad you persevered!
We wish you every success with your Candida diet!

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Sources:
http://www.livestrong.com/article/435760-candida-diet-cheese/
The Candida Albicans Yeast-Free Cookbook by Pat Connolly
http://foodmatters.tv/articles-1/how-to-overcome-candida-naturally
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Candida_%28fungus%29
http://wholeintentions.com/2011/10/treating-candida-with-diet/
http://mercola.com
https://thecandidadiet.com

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