We came up with the strict foods list from trial and error experience by multiple forum users including able and myself. He created the foods list and this should be looked at as the core foods for your treatment. In time, you can eventually tolerate things such a rice, fruit, etc. but at the beginning, its all about feeding candida as little as possible. Also, typically when you kill candida, you develop leaky gut and this is a great way to measure allergies and whether food items are good or a benefit to you and healing. I had horrible leaky gut and would hyperventilate for hours after eating rice or butter…I learned via leaky gut that these foods are harmful.
If you don’t believe me, check out the nutritional properties of brown rice which is inflammatory: