The Everything Candida Diet Book: Improve Your Immunity by Restoring Your Body's Natural Balance

The Everything Candida Diet Book: Improve Your Immunity by Restoring Your Body's Natural Balance

by Jeffrey McCombs


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The Everything Candida Diet Book: Improve Your Immunity by Restoring Your Body's Natural Balance by Jeffrey McCombs

Change your diet and improve your health!

You normally have a mix of good and bad bacteria in your digestive tract that, when kept balanced, helps you ward off infection and disease. But when this balance is thrown off kilter, candida, a naturally occurring yeast, is allowed to overgrow. This can result in headaches, intestinal and abdominal distress, skin rashes, or even memory loss. If you're experiencing trouble with candida, The Everything Candida Diet Book can help you restore a healthy balance.

With expert medical advice, readers learn:

  • The causes of candida overgrowth.
  • The effects of too much candida and how to control it.
  • How to build a healthy immune system.
  • Foods to avoid to keep your digestive system in balance.
The key to taking back digestive control is a healthy diet. With 150 recipes for healthy and flavorful meals, The Everything Candida Diet Book can help you get your health back on track in no time!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781440575235
Publisher: Adams Media
Publication date: 07/11/2014
Series: Everything Series
Pages: 304
Sales rank: 291,716
Product dimensions: 7.90(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

About the Author

Jeffrey McCombs, DC, is the founder of the Candida Library, a free educational resource about candida and its effects on the body. In his twenty-eight years of experience, he has worked with Olympic and professional athletes, dancers, CEOs, and people from all walks of life. Visit his website at He lives in Ventura, CA.

Table of Contents

Introduction 9

1 Introduction to Candida 11

What Is Candida? 12

Who Gets Candida? 14

How Does Candida Present Itself? 15

How Long Can Candida Last? 17

2 The Missing Link in Health Care 19

Candida's History 20

The Antibiotic Curse 22

Doctors and Candida 25

Is Candida Dangerous? 27

What Makes Candida Worse? 28

3 Diagnosing Candida 31

How Is Candida Diagnosed? 32

Should You Get Tested? 34

Candida Testing 35

Trusting the Tests 41

4 Treating Candida 45

Medications 46

Herbs 49

Probiotics 56

Fatty Acids 59

What Not to Use to Treat Candida 61

5 Blood-Related Issues Associated with Candida 65

Blood Sugar Imbalances 66

Hypoglycemia 66

Hyperglycemia 69

Diabetes 71

Gestational Diabetes 72

6 Digestive Problems Associated with Candida 75

Low Levels of Hydrochloric Acid 76

Acid Reflux 76

Gastritis 77

Ulcers 78

Constipation 84

Obesity 85

What about Gluten Intolerance? 86

7 The Candida Diet 89

The Essentials 90

The Power of Nature 95

Yes Foods 97

How Long Does It Take? 103

8 Cooking on the Diet 105

Preparation, Preparation, Preparation 106

Grocery List 107

Juicing 108

Spread the Word 109

Nature's Gifts 109

Keeping It Simple 110

Dining Out 111

Genetically Modified Organisms in the Kitchen? 112

9 Breakfast Ideas 115

10 Appetizers 121

11 Sauces and Marinades 133

12 Salads 151

13 Lunch 157

14 Soups and Stews 165

15 Sides 180

16 Chicken 217

17 Fish 227

18 Beef and Lamb 243

19 Beverages 265

Appendix A FAQ about Candida 271

Appendix B Superfoods 281

Standard U.S./Metric Measurement Conversions 293

Index 294

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