Oat bran / Buckwheat
How much could I actually eat of this without harming the healing of the candida?
As long as you have Bob’s Red Mill Oat Bran; if you make the bread, one slice a day for three days to grow accustomed to a new food. In a few days add another slice if no symptoms are experienced; in a few days add one more slice. Three slices a day are enough for a while.
Buckwheat about the same, but don’t eat both on the same day.
Crisp Bread: It is made out of rye flour and I found one that has no yeast or wheat in it
The package may read that it contains no wheat, but it’s a member of the wheat family; view it the same as wheat.
saw it’s possible to produce Kefir from other milk than cow milk as well, would for example a goat/hazelnut/coconut milk kefir be less productive for the healing process? Also, for the cow milk does the fat-percentage matter for the healing?
Goat milk and coconut milk are acceptable, but not hazelnut. Whole milk would help to prevent more weight loss while on the diet.
Butter from Olives / Hazelnuts
I saw on a different website that this would be a suitable substitute for regular butter. Do you agree, and when can this be introduced? They are both very low in sugar <4%.
Not hazelnuts, but perhaps olives. You’d have to test it as I didn’t eat this on the diet; I only used ghee, olive oil, and coconut oil throughout my treatment.
The stevia product I found in the supermarket with the least number of other ingredients is called “pure via”: …the ingredients are: Maltodextrin
Maltodextrin is sugar.
I’m trying more generally to understand the rules for introducing foods.
Your comment on brown rice was already very helpful and strengthened my will not to touch it. Is there a website where you can read this kind of stuff, i.e. why certain foods are bad? It would be great to learn the ground rules and I think it would solve a lot of the perceived complexity.
Read the two posts below.
Designing a Candida Diet that Works
Finally, I guess hardly anyone here suffers from physical Urticaria Facticia (hives) and the related itchy/ticklish skin, but perhaps you have an idea: Although I’m on the diet now for some time and my yeast overgrowth on my skin has grown back and the skin swells less when scratched, I still have kind of a “base level” of itchy/ticklish skin and I wonder why. I expected this to fade away with time. So is this a die-off symptom which is accidentally the same as my symptom to untolerated food or is something wrong with my diet? I thought it might be because my vegetables are not organic (I cant get organic veggies around here). Also, I dont get often die-off symptoms in the form of headaches from the coconut-oil or garlic, so perhaps the ticklish skin is my body’s personal die-off reaction? My understanding is unfortunately not sufficient but I was hoping you could shed some light on this.
I’ll try to answer that later on when I have more time. Right now I have a lot of emails and private messages I need to answer because I’ve not spent as much time on the forum due to my vacation, which will continue until next Sunday. But basically, everyone’s symptoms vary a great deal, and knowing what the different symptoms stem from comes with time. I can say, however, if you’re sticking strictly to the foods on the strict diet, you’ll only receive Candida symptoms from the overgrowth and not from the foods you’re eating, but that doesn’t mean you can receive allergic symptoms from any of the foods as well as die-off symptoms. Itching hives can be part of the healing process as well as a Candida symptom. If these grow worse during the treatment and you’re not feeding the Candida, then they’re probably caused by the healing process.