thank you for your comment. now that i found out that the spit test isn’t so accurate from Able, i will just give him a good choice of food more especially from the list.
Just me being on the candida diet and sharing good food with him, he has started eating more veggies, fruits, home made everything, less processed food…I guess my goal is to give him good eating habit that last his life time 😉
When you say “be careful not to go overboard on the probiotics”, what do you mean by that? I though probiotics in higher count and more spices are good…
I probably will use more natural form, like homemade kefir and yogurt anyway, but for my future reference, can you please explain?
thank you for sharing your story too! My son now eats pretty much everything including steamed veggies and raw salad. He didn’t like them before too much unless I hide them in the rice or something, but now he is aware that eating them are good for him, and he eat them without me pushing. But! he also has sweet teeth which took after my eating habit. Even if it’s organic, sugar is sugar…. but health food industry make you think if it’s organic, it okay….
this has been a good lesson for me as a mother. good luck to you too!!
Able, thank you again for your help and great links to the older post.
the spit test myth….shocking.
I need to be so skeptical on what I read on the internet now. I already wasted some money on the product called SyntolAMD that contains cellulase, glucoamylase, hemicellulase, amylase, protese, serrapeptase, which you mentioned in the forum, would feed candida. oh no.
I also bought Ultimate flora vaginal support 50 billion as the local health food store suggested. (I was desperate at the time with no healing from prescribed medication for my yeast infection.) This was probably the waste of money too from what you are suggesting here.
I started using almond milk and coconut milk instead of cow’s milk lately. Yesterday I successfully made yogurt at home (yum), so I will limit his intake of cow’s milk and cheese.
Just few more questions.
-Does cooked garlic still act as an anti-fungal to candida? my son cannot eat raw garlic nor unheated garlic powder. too spicy for him.
-Do you know if dried oregano leaves have same anti-fungal effect as oregano oil or not? I was thinking drinking oregano tea using leaves if it is any beneficial.
-I recently bought women’s multi vitamin for myself. Is it correct that you do not recommend taking this during the candida diet treatment unless I can take the vitamins you are suggesting individually?
-how long do i need to wait to introduce food such as pumpkin seeds, sunflower seeds and walnuts? When I go outside with my son, it is hard to find the good snack to bring with me. I guess starting next week (my 3 week on the diet), I can bring coconut bread though.
-Since I was born and raised in Japan, it is difficult to flavor some food without soysauce and soy bean paste (miso). I was hoping if they are okay to use at some stage of the candida diet. NO?? (maybe phase 3 when everything completely healed??)
I thought these fermented food are considered probiotics too…
-How did you cope the sweet craving, if you had any, for chocolate or cakes or something? Can I use carob in the almond butter or something?
Thank you everyone for your 2 cents! Much much appreciated 😉
Good luck on the diet whatever stage you might be.