If you choose to start your Candida Diet with a cleanse, this page contains the foods that you can eat during this more restrictive phase of the treatment.
As far as possible, you should use these ingredients to make raw salads and steamed vegetables. You can also lightly sauté in extra virgin olive oil or coconut oil. As you can see, there are plenty of herbs and seasonings that you can use to make your food more interesting.
For more detailed information on how to plan and prepare meals during your Candida diet, check out my Ultimate Candida Diet treatment program.
|CATEGORY||FOODS TO EAT||NOTES|
Lettuce (all types)
|Vegetables starve the Candida of the sugar and mold diet that feed it.
They also absorb fungal poisons and carry them out of your body.
Avoid starchy vegetables such as sweet potatoes, potatoes, yams, corn, all winter squash, beets, peas, parsnips and all beans except green beans.
You should buy your vegetables fresh and eat them raw, steam or grill them. Add a little garlic and onions for flavor as they are especially helpful with Candida.
Kim Chi is made of fermented vegetables such as cabbage, onion, cucumber, peppers, garlic, radish. The probiotic bacteria in Kimchi will help kill off the candida in your intestine. Raw sauerkraut works in the same way.
|HERBS AND SPICES||Basil|
|Contain antioxidants and anti-fungal properties.
Increase circulation and reduce inflammation.
Improve digestion and alleviate constipation.
Most herbs and spices are beneficial in your fight against Candida.
They're great for livening up food if you're on a limited Candida diet.
|OILS||Virgin Coconut Oil|
|Coconut oil is heat stable, so you use it to cook with. It is also a powerful antifungal.|