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Thanks for clearing that up.

raster wrote: Hello Vinci,

Bran is recommended on the diet because it contains prebiotics which feed probiotics. Feeding the beneficial bacteria in your gut is the goal with the diet and prebiotics is the way to go! Oats and rice don’t have prebiotic properties that I am aware of. Bananas do contain FOS (prebiotics) but are high in sugar.


raster wrote: Oats feeds candida because it contains gluten, starch, and natural sugars.

So the bran in oat bran is a prebiotic, and the gluten, starch and sugar in oats is a problem for the candida.

This is where I’m confused. All the oat brans that I’ve seen, say that they contain gluten. And the nutritional data for oats says it contains no starch or sugar:

Oat Bran:

Can someone help clear up where the mistake is?