Do you ever find yourself wandering the aisles of your health food store, looking at label after label and trying to figure out which foods and supplements are the highest quality and best value? I’ve been there too!
There are such wide variations in quality and price between products, that sometimes it feels like an impossible challenge. For example, did you know that the supplements in your local supermarket are often made using processes that damage active ingredients or fail to extract them properly?
That’s one reason why I worked with Balance One Supplements to create a line of supplements designed specifically for Candida.
Balance ONE Probiotic
Formulated by Lisa Richards and a team of experts in digestive health, the Balance ONE Probiotic contains 15 billion CFUs of probiotic bacteria and 12 probiotics strains to improve gut health and fight imbalances like Candida.
The Balance One probiotic uses patented time-release tablets that gets more than 60% of its bacteria past your stomach acid and to your gut.
That makes them 15 times more effective than probiotics in regular veggie capsules.
This probiotic is shelf-stable and does not require refrigeration. It can be taken at any time of day, with or without meals. It is vegan, dairy-free, nut-free, gluten-free and wheat-free. All ingredients are non-GMO, and it contains no preservatives or artificial colors or flavors.
Liver One by Balance ONE
Liver One contains 10 different liver-supportive ingredients to help you cleanse, detox, and boost your liver health.
This is the liver-supportive supplement that I recommend to reduce your Candida symptoms.
A combined supplement like this enables you to get the benefit of 11 active ingredients without having to buy separate supplements.
Liver One contains European Milk Thistle Extract, Molybdenum, Artichoke leaf extract, turmeric root extract, dandelion root extract, yellow dock root extract, beet root extract, ginger, selenium, and choline
CandAssist by Balance ONE
CandAssist contains a combination of 8 antifungal ingredients to fight Candida and rebalance your gut.
The ingredients in CandAssist include Caprylic Acid, Undecylenic Acid, Oregano Leaf Extract, Berberine HCl, Betaine HCl, NAC, Olive Leaf Extract, and Garlic Extract.
It is vegan, dairy-free, nut-free, gluten-free and wheat-free. All ingredients are non-GMO, and it contains no preservatives or artificial colors or flavors.
It also uses delayed-release capsules to deliver those ingredients safely to your gut, where they can get to work on disrupting Candida biofilms and colonies.
By using a high-quality combined antifungal like this, you can get the benefit of 8 active ingredients without having to buy all the separate antifungal supplements.
Balance ONE SerraDefend
There are a number of systemic and digestive enzymes that have biofilm-busting capabilities. It’s not easy to take them all together, which is why Lisa worked with Balance One to develop a formula that contains them all in one package.
Here are a few key characteristics of SerraDefend:
- Serrapeptase and Nattokinase: two natural, systemic enzymes to fight biofilms and reduce inflammation.
- Chitosanase: a digestive enzyme with the ability to break down yeast cell walls.
- Beta-glucanase: a digestive enzyme with proven ability to break down Candida biofilms.
- Five more digestive enzymes to promote healthy digestion: Protease, Cellulase, Hemicellulase, Amylase, Glucoamylase.
Balance ONE Turmeric
Turmeric has been shown to reduce minor pain and stiffness, improve inflammation, and support optimal joint health. It also has some antifungal properties and has been shown to prevent yeast like Candida from adhering to human cells.
Our turmeric extract is standardized to 95% curcuminoids. This compares to ground turmeric, which contains 1-6% curcuminoids. Most turmeric supplements use a combination of ground turmeric and turmeric extract, but we use only turmeric extract, with the maximum amount of active curcuminoids.
This formula has 10mg of patented BioPerine black pepper extract to increase absorption and bioavailability of the turmeric. It also contains 100mg of ginger extract to reduce inflammation and support optimal digestive health.
Our turmeric supplier is certified by the Rainforest Alliance™. This means that their farming practices meet the highest levels of sustainability, are environmentally friendly, and meet or exceed fair labor practices. Our turmeric is traceable all the way from the individual farmer to the capsules in your bottle.
Balance ONE Probiotic For Kids
Improving your child’s gut health supports stronger immunity and improved energy levels. Our daily probiotic can help to rebalance the gut after antibiotics, stay healthy while traveling, or support a healthy digestive system.
Kids have developing digestive and immune systems. Childhood is a crucial time for building a balanced microbiome and creating the foundation for lifelong good health. Probiotic supplementation can help to support that developing immune system, encourage good digestion and nutrient absorption, and support overall good health.
Our sugar-free probiotic spheres are 6mm in diameter and easy to swallow for kids aged 4 and up. They have a mild orange taste and are lightly sweetened with stevia. We use no artificial colors, flavors, or sweeteners.
Most probiotic capsules get less than 4% of their bacteria past stomach acid. Our patented time-release probiotic spheres deliver 60% of their probiotic bacteria past stomach acid, making them 15 times more effective. Our probiotic gently releases its bacteria over 8-10 hours and delivers them all the way to your child’s gut – just where he or she needs them.
Candida Diet Foods
If you’re going to switch to a healthy, low-sugar diet, there are some staples that you’re going to need in your pantry. Gluten-free flours for baking, low-GI sweeteners, healthy oils, and more.
Click through to find out our favorite ingredients for your Candida diet. Remember – the best time to stock up your pantry is before you start the diet, not after!
When you are looking at supplements, make sure to buy reputable, good quality brands.
Candida albicans is a formidable pathogen that employs several different ways to evade your immune system. One example is a biofilm, a protective matrix that the Candida colonies build around themselves in your gut.
If you’ve had a Candida overgrowth for some time, your immune system might need a little extra help to break down those biofilms. Systemic enzymes are the best way to do this, and on this page we’ve listed our favorites.
Gut Repair Agents
A long term Candida overgrowth can do tremendous harm to your intestinal lining. And a damaged intestinal wall can lead to allergies, digestive problems, and much more.
To repair your gut, start by following the low-sugar, anti-inflammatory Candida diet. There are also some gut-supportive supplements that will help your intestinal walls to recover more quickly. Here are our favorites.
Are you suffering from headaches or a weak immune system? These Candida symptoms are often related to the toxins release by Candida albicans in your gut.
Supplements like molybdenum and milk thistle give your body the nutrients it needs to process these Candida-related toxins. Consider starting one of these supplements before you begin the diet.
Probiotics are the cornerstone of your Candida treatment. Whether you’re trying to boost your immune system, improve your digestion, or crowd out the Candida yeast, probiotic supplements are an indispensable tool.
How do you choose a good probiotic? In this section, we’ve described the most effective, high quality probiotic for Candida, that also offers great value for money.
Switching to a low-sugar diet and taking probiotics will go a long way to getting your Candida under control. But sometimes it take a little more to reverse a Candida overgrowth.
Natural antifungals like caprylic acid and oregano oil are great choices. You need to make sure that whichever supplement you buy contains enough of the active, Candida-killing ingredient. Here are our favorites.
Your own immune system is the best defense against pathogens like Candida. You can support it by exercising, eating the right foods, and taking immune-supportive supplements.
If your immune system is letting you down, there are some great supplements to give it the support that it needs. Here are the best options that we’ve found.
This section contains some the other supplements that are often needed by Candida sufferers. For example, did you know that your body needs Magnesium to eliminate Candida byproducts?
Here are our favorite recommendations for Magnesium, Vitamin D, and more. Give your body the support that it needs.