The menu Candida fungus infected person may not be poor in nutrients and can not contain too many simple carbohydrates (eg. sweets), as this increases the susceptibility to fungal infection.
- 5 servings of grain products (preferably whole grains);
- 4 - vegetables;
- After 3 - fruit and dairy products;
- 2- fat (1 include. 15 g of oil or margarine 30 g);
- 1 serving (approx. 150 g) of meat, fish, poultry, meat or eggs.
Note! Can not eat products in which sodium glutamate is present or aspartame. You need to reduce the daily amount of sugar to the max. 6 teaspoons or 30 grams including this one that occurs in the finished product, eg. cheese, yoghurt, flakes, soft drinks).
The reconstruction of the intestinal flora with candidiasis
In our digestive tract is a whole army of friendly microorganisms. Adhering to the intestinal epithelium to prevent infection, because they do not allow to settle pathogenic germs and penetrate deep into the intestine, and also stimulate the immune system, keeping it constantly in a light stand.
Note! But in some situations may run out of good bacteria and there is no one to defend us against fungi (eg. Candida). This can happen after a course of antibiotics (especially the so-called antibiotic. broad-spectrum).
Although a small quantity of Candida normally live in the lower part of the gastrointestinal tract (dba where digestion of sugars, among others), as well as respiratory and urogenital, then under the action of medicines it can significantly increase, and that's not healthy.
How to restore balance in the gut?
Eat probiotic yogurt, kefir and cottage cheese (should contain bacteria Bifidobacterium and Lactobacillus) and sauerkraut and chicory (provide a medium for the good bacteria).
Note! Consult your doctor if you are using agents that inhibit gastric acid secretion (its absence causes a change in pH and the growth of fungi) and never use antibiotics on their own (they kill the good bacteria).
What will help in the fight against the fungus Candida?
Echinacea purpurea (eg. In syrup) - rogue known to stimulate white blood cells to destroy fungi.
Valerian helps you to sleep - with great benefit for immunity. Every evening drink brewed from it according to the recipe:
roots pour a tablespoon of boiling water glass, cover for 15 minutes, drain.
Greater Celandine - these inconspicuous yellow flowers in summer you can meet in roadside thickets and rubble. They offer several substances that act antifungal. Buy at the pharmacy dried herbs and prepare a decoction of them:
1/2 tablespoon pour a glass of lukewarm water and heat, covered for 30 minutes (do not allow to boil); strained drink a tablespoon 3 times a day (after consultation with your doctor).
Allicin spicy vegetables (eg. garlic), sulfur (eg. black turnip, leek), glycosides (eg. onion), have the effect of bacteriostatic and fungicidal properties. Try to eat them often, but in small quantities (not to provoke flatulence).