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yisucks;37780 wrote: Thanks all. Able, as for what diet I was on, I was on your strict diet for 8 months. Followed very carefully what you outlined on your private site. A couple of accidents on the very rare occasion, but for the most part, I followed it perfectly.
Should I do as raster suggested and maybe start with almonds? Before I started the strict diet, I did a candida diet not as strict and ate almonds. I didn’t notice a problem, but I also had a lot more symptoms back then. I really, really, really hate beans…I don’t know that I can eat those. Given that, what do you think– almonds or tomatoes? I bought almonds and already have soaked them and could roast them so maybe a good start?
No beans at all? I can’t imagine not eating beans when trying slowly come off the diet, in fact, if not for beans I would have remained on the strict diet much longer than I did.
I suppose if you have to add a food at eight months while you’re still experiencing some type of problems with the Candida (according to your words you have “significantly less problems” and not zero problems), probably tomatoes or a few bites of a Granny Smith apple would be the best choices, but still not good choices. The problem with the tomatoes in your case is, you’re not just eating a few bites of a tomato, you’re making a sauce, so it’s probably going to be more difficult to have just a ‘few bites’ when you have a bowl of tomato sauce sitting in front of you; it certainly would be for me.
I wouldn’t eat the almonds yet; just like with Raster’s own problem when he was still on the protocol; when he ate sunflower seeds for a while, he didn’t know they were creating a problem until three months or so down the road. The following is one of his statements about that situation, this one is from June 20 of last year, “Sunflower seeds significantly set back my progress earlier in my treatment and I do not recommend eating them throughout the diet. They contain molds like other seeds and nuts which feeds candida and causes mucous production (which protects candida).”
The reason I don’t think you should eat nuts is because you still have an above average number of yeast in your body, otherwise you wouldn’t be experiencing even mild symptoms.