Foods For Candida Diet
Below is a list of safe foods typically approved for occasional or regular consumption for patients with Candida. For personal health and food advice, consult your doctor.
Safe Foods For Candida Patients
These include: onions and garlic, fresh vegetables (eg. cabbage, broccoli, turnips, brussel sprouts, kohlrabi), rice cakes, oat cakes, corn tortillas, tacos, Ryvita (sesame/original), soy milks, butter, cottage cheese and yogurt, freshly cracked nuts, seeds, water, fruit and herb teas, cold pressed oils, brown rice and brown flours, oats (eg. porridge), meats (chicken, lamb or veal), fresh fish (esp. oily fish), shellfish, eggs, lentils, peas and beans. Choose organic varieties where possible.
In addition, if you suffer from Candida, you may eat homemade breads using wholegrain flour with baking powder/soda for leavening. Examples: muffins, biscuits, pancakes, chapatis, Irish soda bread.
Healthy Drinks for Candida Patients
Include: water, vegetable broth, fresh vegetable juice, herbal teas
Foods to Eat Occasionally
These include: fruits in small amounts, raw seeds, dry beans and legumes, millet, brown rice, buckwheat and yellow cornmeal and baked potatoes. Cheeses lower in lactose may be tolerated, such as Monterey Jack, swiss, mozzarella, Colby and provolone. Organic yogurt made with live bacteria may be beneficial for some Candida patients due to its healthy bacteria.