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Candida Diet Breakfast

Candida Diet Breakfast

In a candida diet or yeast infection diet, the affected person eliminates the consumption of food on which yeast thrives upon. The yeast or candida mainly flourish on all types of sugar and carbohydrate-rich food. This article provides some breakfast options available for those following the candida diet.
Kanika Khara
Last Updated: Apr 22, 2018
The candida diet ensures that the levels of systemic candida are significantly reduced in the body. This can only be done by controlling the intake of the foods that are rich in carbohydrates, fats, and sugar. By following this diet, the affected person will not only limit candida levels in the body but will also increase his energy levels. This is because the body's immune system functions properly and allows the body to heal itself. In fact, one will observe lots of changes in his/her body: lose weight, clear skin, etc. Candida diet helps in removing joints and back pain, controls cholesterol, balances blood pressure and sugar levels in the blood, and also helps relieve symptoms of depression without any medication.
This diet mainly comprises foods that will starve the fungus and gradually cause its death. Initially, one will experience flu-like symptoms due to the toxins released by the fungi in the body. Hence, it is advisable to have plenty of raw and fresh vegetables during the diet course, as these vegetables absorb fungal toxins and help in carrying them out of the body. While following this diet, one should make sure that his/her blood sugar is at an acceptable level. If one feels dizzy or gets frequent headaches, he/she can add a mid-morning and mid-afternoon snack in his/her diet. All these symptoms are normal and part of the detoxification process.
Breakfast Options
The breakfast comprises eggs cooked with bacon, ham, steak, or chicken. Grapefruit, fresh carrot juice with a clove of garlic, and vegetable juices are good for the affected person. Chicken salad, raw nuts, or yogurt can also be considered. Sometimes for a change, a bowel of all bran cereal with almond milk can also be consumed. Here are some more ideas that can be considered for planning a breakfast.
Hot Cereals
Quinoa, millet, buckwheat, or brown rice flakes mixed with hot water are beneficial for people on the candida diet. These foods digest well and are easy to make. One can add flavor and nutrition to it by adding stevia with a little bit of Himalayan sea salt.
Green Apples/Lemons/Grapefruit
During the initial stages of the diet, one may not be able to consume these fruits, but green apples, lemons, grapefruit, and limes can be a great way to start the day.
Soup
Chicken soups, pea soups, and lentil soups, can be a good option for the breakfast. They are nutritional, easy to prepare, and digest easily.
Quinoa Pancakes
Buckwheat flour, quinoa flour, millet flour, and pea flour can be used to make pancakes and waffles. Eggs can be replaced by organic eggs and coconut oil can also be used. For flavor, one can sprinkle stevia, inulin, xylitol, and sea salt.
Here are some candida breakfast recipes that will help one get started on a menu that fits their tastes and health:
Berry Yogurt Parfait
Ingredients:
Plain yogurt (without sugar), fresh or frozen strawberries, blueberries, and blackberries.
Procedure:
Alternately layer yogurt and berries in a bowl.
Sprouted Grain Bread with Nut Butter
1-2 slices of sprouted grain, no-yeast/sugar bread, toasted with sugar free, natural butter such as almond or macadamia butter.
Foods Allowed on Candida Diet
Chicken, fish, meat (roasted/grilled or steamed), rye vita and bread (without yeast), rice cakes, rice, potato or rye flour, sunflower/olive oil, walnuts, hazel, all vegetables (fresh or frozen), low-fat cottage cheese (no sugar), herbal tea, pecan, coconut, and macadamia.
Foods Not Allowed on Candida Diet
Pickled, smoked, or processed meat, fish (including cold meats, and vacuum-packed foods), breads, white-wheat flour or pastry flour, vinegar and its products, alcohol, cheese (fermented or processed), melons, grapes, or any fruit/vegetable that shows signs of bruising and mold, honey, mushrooms, peanuts, peanut butter, and fruit juices.
The health implications of candida diet are highly beneficial, as it helps to absorb the nutrients in food, enhances overall health, and at the same time eradicates the yeast infection from the body. Candida diet breakfast not only adds fuel to the body but if experimented with different foods, it will surely be palatable to the taste buds.
Disclaimer: This article is for informative purposes only and does not in any way attempt to replace the advice offered by an expert on the subject.