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Vegan Catlady
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jameskep;55333 wrote: Going on a all fat and protein diet with no sugars or carbs caused my candida to go fungal more than anything. I think the reason being is that fungus is more designed for the break down of fats/protein, whereas candida in its yeast form is more designed for the break down of carbs and simple sugars.

I think your probably spot-on there, and that was my experience as well.

The first time I had bad candida, I didnt know it, and my body (although I suffered,lol)eventually handled it within 8 months, no treatment.
I ate whatever went down ok without triggering my “GERD” (thats was a bs diagnosis)and followed no specific diet except whatever didnt cause my throat to close.

One weird thing though…I ate lots of calcium antacids.
While I understand that is a terrible thing to do when candida is turning off your stomach acid, I think it alkalized my system and kept the candida from going fungal.

Its just a theory, but makes sense because I healed in spite of all those tums.