Hi, there! 🙂 Candida and blood sugar issues are one of those “chicken or the egg” type things. The verdict is still out on whether hypoglycemia (low blood sugar because the body produces too much insulin) is a factor leading to candida or whether candida negatively affects the body so that then that leads to blood sugar troubles OR a bit of both, where there’s a vicious cycle of low-blood sugar that encourages eatign habits that encourage candida that then encourage more low blood sugar.
BUT – there does seem to be a clear connection between the two. Low blood sugar and candida seem to be related somehow. I’d encourage you to learn about both 🙂 The diets recommended for the two are not terribly different. It makes sense that an ACD would make a hypoglycemic individual feel much better! 🙂 I’m not technically hypoglycemic, but my blood sugar is on the low range of normal. I’m also pregnant, so I have to be **very careful** to make sure I’m eating quite frequently. Sometimes, 3 hours is too long for me :/ It’s not so much that I’m always hungry, it more that I begin to get obvious “moodiness” symptoms and fatigue if I don’t eat that often.
So, yes, I have to eat very frequently. Whether that’s mostly because of candida or mostly because of hypoglycemic tendencies, I have no idea at this point. I suspect it’s both.