My Candida symptoms are gone. I am eating plenty of sweet fruits, bananas, dates and honey and they don’t bother me or cause flair ups. I will continue with the diet just because I do feel a lot better. I am noticing other improvements with my body overall. No more little aches and creeks.
2 frozen bananas: For easy preparation, run under cold water and peel away the thin outside layer of the skin. The peel is actually very nutritious, however unless your eating organic bananas, its a good idea to remove the top skin layer while keeping as much of the peel as possible. 3 dates a thin slice of … More Ultimate Banana Smoothie
I am experimenting and discovered this delicious raw soup combination: Makes about 2.5 cups BASE: makes a sweet soup 1 extra large carrot 1/2 raw coconut 1 wedge of lemon (peeled like an orange) 1 stalk of celery 2/3 cup of water Blend for 2 minutes or until desired consistency Optional for a delicious savory taste: … More Raw Carrot Coconut or Avocado Soup Recipe!
Sugar is not the problem, Blood sugar spikes caused by fat is: Candida is a symbiotic protection mechanism used by the body to defend itself from high blood sugar. A raw food diet of fresh fruit and vegetables will balance the relationship. Keep fats below 10% of your daily calorie intake. (google 80 – 10 – 10 diet) … More Why Candida Diets Fail! Fat is the problem, not sugar
The importance of fruit on an empty stomach only: Fruit can be your main staple on a candida diet provided it is eaten properly. Fruit is the perfect food, but it needs to enter the body uninhibited. On an empty stomach, fruit passes directly through the stomach and into the intestines for absorption. It has … More Candida warning: The Importance of fruit on an empty stomach and properly combining fruit types.
Sprouting Lentils after 48 hours! Important Note! Phytic acid in grains, nuts, seeds and beans represents a serious problem in our diets. They need to be soaked for 6-12 hours with a teaspoon of salt per 2 cups of water in a ratio of 2 parts water to 1 part food. Some of the … More The Importance of Sprouting seeds and soaking nuts!
My weight loss has stopped. I have leveled out at 140lbs which is about right for me. I was concerned that I was loosing too much weight. Energy is good, and feeling stronger. Doing breathing and stretching exercises, along with planks and pushups. sleeping more this week, around 8 or 9 hours. Watermelon is in … More Week 5 Raw food diet
Week 4 of raw food diet. Sleeping less (5-7 hours), Caffeine intake lowered, Candida still present but less symptoms. Allergies improving. Experienced some lower back pain at work yesterday (detoxification?) continue to lose weight (139 lbs.) If I drop to 135 I will temporarily add sun-dried dates and raw honey into my diet to add … More Week 4 Raw Food Diet