Permitted Foods

Permitted Foods

Complex Carbohydrates – brown rice, oats, barley and potatoes. These provide bulk and control sugar levels. Try and eat about six small meals a day instead of three big meals.

Fresh Fruit – strictly only 2 servings of fruit allowed a day, except for lemons which may be eaten and used as flavouring as much as you wish. No bananas.

Vegetables– as much as you like. Your diet should consist of

70-80% alkaline each day.

Protein – milk, plain AB culture yoghurt, cheese (feta, cottage and goat), poultry, fish, nuts, seeds, pulses, whole grains and some vegetables. Eggs, poultry and fish should be -free range and eaten in moderation. Nuts – almond, hazel, pecan, brazil, cashew, macadamia. Nuts should be rinsed before eating to get rid of any mould or fungus. Seeds – sunflower, sesame, pumpkin, linseed. Pulses – millet, lentils, beans, barley.

Dairy – skinned or low-fat milk, plain AB culture yoghurt, cheese (cottage, feta and goat).

Whole Grains – brown rice, oats, barley, buckwheat, corn, popcorn, basmati rice. If you are gluten sensitive avoid wheat, rye, barley and oats. Oatbran and oatgerm are gluten free. Chickpea flour, potato flour, sago flour, buckwheat and maizena can be used for gravies and baking.

Fats – butter in moderation, cold pressed virgin olive oil, other cold pressed oils such as sesame oil.

Tea – rooibos and other herbal teas, especially fresh herb teas.

This diet should be followed for at least a month. You will need to be on a natural anti-fungal treatment and a supplement to build your Lactobacillus Acidophilus (good bacteria) which is very important so get the strongest one. Vitamin C will build up your immune system and protects against damage from the toxins released by the candida. The aim is to kill the Candida, build up the good bacteria in the colon and build your immune system. After 2 weeks you should start to feel more energized and function more normally. It could take as long as six weeks to kill the Candida completely, so persevere. You could work with someone who practices Kinesiology or Body Alignment Technique, they would be able to test how long you need to be on the diet and check to see if it has gone completely after a few weeks.

There are many products and therapies around that can assist you so it is very important to get the assistance you need to do the best job as quickly as possible.