Candida Cleanse: The Rules, The Diet

Nicole Chayka, co-author of Fringe Dweller on the Night Shift,& Canadian gal on a journey to live off the Grid with Middle Earth HomeI, Nikki, am Blogging my crazy thoughts and cravings during my on-going Candida Cleanse, in a step by step journal titled The Candida Chronicles , so I can share with you the Dietary Rules (below), the Meal Plans and Recipes, the Tips and Facts, and most importantly, the RESULTS. If I can lick this problem, letting ‘Food be my Medicine’ and only using Herbals then you can too!

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Here are the Dietary Rules for a Candida Cleanse:

Referee image for Dietary Rules of the Candida Cleanse, image by avinashkunnathEat nothing that feeds or supports Yeast, nothing fermented, or anything that attracts Mold. Nothing that aggravates a Common Food Allergy. All foods are Organic and any animal products must have no Antibiotics or Steroids.

Starting with the No No’s:

  • No nuts or seeds (mold)
  • No mushrooms (a fungus/mold)
  • No vinegars save apple cider vinegar
  • Nothing with vinegar (ex. pickles etc.)
  • Nothing with fruit whatsoever
  • No dairy save plain yogurt and ghee (butter)
  • Nothing fermented like soy sauce or beer
  • No booze
  • No caffeine stimulants (such as coffee, tea, hot chocolate, pop)
  • Nothing sweet be it natural or man made-honey, syrups, molasses etc. (only Stevia)
  • No wheat products
  • Nothing with YEAST in it
  • No Corn, carrots, potatoes, beets or high in sugar vegetable
  • No MSG (bouillons)
  • No hot spices

By now you may be wondering…well what the hell can I have then?

Here are the YES’s:

  • Herbal teas, decaffeinated
  • Vegetable cocktail
  • Carbonated water
  • Lemons/Limes
  • Plain Yogurt
  • Ghee (clarified butter)
  • Rice Cheese, Soy cheese
  • Rice plain milk
  • Flours to bake with: Millet, Brown Rice, Amaranth, Buckwheat, Quinoa
  • Pasta/Roti/Flat breads or Crackers/Cereal/Crepes can be made from above
  • Meats: Chicken, Turkey, Fish (not shell fish), Beef, Lamb, Goat
  • Garlic, Onions, Ginger to flavour
  • Olive oil, grape-seed oil, coconut oil, sunflower oil, sesame seed oil
  • Apple cider Vinegar
  • Stevia
  • Herbs
  • Spices
  • Curry paste
  • Kelp
  • Braggs (unfermented) sauce
  • Yellow mustard
  • Veganese mayo
  • Avocados
  • Spinach
  • Lettuce
  • Celery
  • Green Beans
  • Zucchini
  • Eggplant
  • Radishes
  • Cucumbers
  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Green & brightly colored peppers
  • Green/Red/Yellow onions, chives
  • Sprouts
  • Spaghetti squash
  • Pumpkin squash
  • Peas
  • All Green Leafy Veges (chlorophyll)
  • *Chick peas
  • *Apples, unsweetened apple sauce and juice
  • *Unsweetened coconut meat and milk

Market Tomatoes on Commercial Drive, image by Monica HolyMarket Apples on Commercial Drive, image by Monica Holy

*Tomatoes, chick peas, apples, and coconut were the only ones in question here. I didn’t find out concretely until day 10 that these were on the NO List. So until day 10, I included them in my diet, especially Tomatoes, as they were the basis for so many dishes. They are okay to include, however, in later stages of the Cleanse.

Image credits: avinashkunnath, Monica Holy

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