18 Aug 10 Foods To Help Fight Candida
Candida is a form of yeast and we all have it inside us. For some however candida can overgrow and become very dominating and start to have an impact on ones health. Once you have followed the steps I suggest in my previous post How To Get Rid Of A Yeast Infection, there are some foods you can then add to your diet to help bring candida back into balance.
10 Foods To Help Fight Candida
Coconut oil is fantastic for candida as it contains a caprylic acid which is a naturally contains a fatty acid. A anti-fungal that helps to decrease candida growth and replication.
Garlic contains allicin, which is an anti-fungal sulphur-containing compound. Best if eaten raw.
Incredible for its natural healing abilities in helping reduce inflammation and promote gut healing.
Naturally anti-inflammatory and great for helping to reduce the negative affects of candida overgrowth and promote a good environment for good bacteria to thrive.
Things like broccoli, brussels sprouts, arugula, kale, cabbage and radishes contain isothiocyanates. These are sulphur and nitrogen containing compounds that help to reduce candida.
Ginger is naturally anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal. Its one of the most powerful anti-fungals along side garlic, plus it promotes healthy liver and detoxification which is important for candida.
Loaded with polyphenals which are anti oxidants to help the body fight candida. Flaxseed and avocado oil are also great.
Cloves contain a powerful essential oil called eugenol which is a great anti-fungal.
A natural anti-inflammatory and anti-fungal spice.
Omega 3 is important when helping to reduce inflammation and fighting fungal infections. Salmon is a great source of this.
Lemon is naturally anti-fungal and also helps support digestive health and promote detoxification.
For me it wasn’t until my candida issues showed up on my face that I started to really listen to my body. I followed a autoimmune meal plan and started really taking care of my body from the inside out and got the right supplements to help my body. Everything is connected and this is why inside the online gym I have a complete skin and beauty program to help you create a healthy body inside and out. I share in detail about the foods, supplements and lifestyle choices you can make to help improve your bodies health and your skins. Your skin represents whats going on inside your body, so it pays to listen to it. Learn more about the online gym here.