ArtsAutosBooksBusinessEducationEntertainmentFamilyFashionFoodGamesGenderHealthHolidaysHomeHubPagesPersonal FinancePetsPoliticsReligionSportsTechnologyTravel

Candida Is Good for You

Updated on March 24, 2016

Candida gets a bad rap. Many people have candida problems and recurring yeast infections and believe that there number one goal should be to eliminate candida. But this is not at all true. Candida is an essential microbe. Without candida, we would not be able to regulate the blood sugar levels in our bodies. Therefore, instead of trying to eliminate candida completely, we should be working symbiotically with the candida to make sure we stay in balance.

There are many different ideas about how to achieve candida functionality. From high doses of probiotics to oxygen therapy and colonic irrigation. One of the most popular diet options for candida sufferers is a high-fat, high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet. This type of diet promises to end the suffering of candida overgrowth and does sometimes work for a while, but not completely. The real solution is in fact the complete opposite of this common diet choice.

The way to solve candida overgrowth is not to lower the sugar and carbohydrates in your diet, but to lower the fats. The reason the high-fat diets do not work in candida treatments is because when you raise the fat in your blood stream it can cause problems like insulin resistance and elevated blood sugar. Excess dietary fat creates a barrier that coats the blood stream which in effect blocks and prevents insulin from efficiently transporting sugar to the cells. Excess sugar in the blood causes candida to grow frantically out of control, or “mushroom” as you’ve probably heard it described. Not only does this mean your candida problems are not being treated effectively, it also means that you are forcing your adrenal glands to work overtime, which leads to adrenal fatigue.

The formula that seems to work for many people is the 80-10-10 diet. This means 80 percent of your calories come from carbohydrates, ten percent from fat and ten percent from protein. Interestingly, this is very similar to the old food pyramid the US government distributed. Only in recent years has the focus of the diet moved away from fruit, grains and carbohydrates to more protein and fat.

Once you begin to follow a low-fat diet, you are likely to see large benefits quickly. Candida can only live in the body for a few days, so within a few days of adopting a new protocol you should start to feel the change.

Candida is good for you. It regulates your blood sugar and keeps your body functioning properly. It is a life saving organism in its essence. The body is an amazing machine with an array of back up plans to protect us from harm and keep us running at an optimal level. Let’s return that factor by supplying it with clean, nutritious and delicious foods so that we can enjoy a happy, healthy and vibrant lifestyle.




Have You Suffered From Candida?

See results

Comments

    0 of 8192 characters used
    Post Comment

    No comments yet.

    working

    This website uses cookies

    As a user in the EEA, your approval is needed on a few things. To provide a better website experience, hubpages.com uses cookies (and other similar technologies) and may collect, process, and share personal data. Please choose which areas of our service you consent to our doing so.

    For more information on managing or withdrawing consents and how we handle data, visit our Privacy Policy at: https://hubpages.com/privacy-policy#gdpr

    Show Details
    Necessary
    HubPages Device IDThis is used to identify particular browsers or devices when the access the service, and is used for security reasons.
    LoginThis is necessary to sign in to the HubPages Service.
    Google RecaptchaThis is used to prevent bots and spam. (Privacy Policy)
    AkismetThis is used to detect comment spam. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide data on traffic to our website, all personally identifyable data is anonymized. (Privacy Policy)
    HubPages Traffic PixelThis is used to collect data on traffic to articles and other pages on our site. Unless you are signed in to a HubPages account, all personally identifiable information is anonymized.
    Amazon Web ServicesThis is a cloud services platform that we used to host our service. (Privacy Policy)
    CloudflareThis is a cloud CDN service that we use to efficiently deliver files required for our service to operate such as javascript, cascading style sheets, images, and videos. (Privacy Policy)
    Google Hosted LibrariesJavascript software libraries such as jQuery are loaded at endpoints on the googleapis.com or gstatic.com domains, for performance and efficiency reasons. (Privacy Policy)
    Features
    Google Custom SearchThis is feature allows you to search the site. (Privacy Policy)
    Google MapsSome articles have Google Maps embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    Google ChartsThis is used to display charts and graphs on articles and the author center. (Privacy Policy)
    Google AdSense Host APIThis service allows you to sign up for or associate a Google AdSense account with HubPages, so that you can earn money from ads on your articles. No data is shared unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Google YouTubeSome articles have YouTube videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    VimeoSome articles have Vimeo videos embedded in them. (Privacy Policy)
    PaypalThis is used for a registered author who enrolls in the HubPages Earnings program and requests to be paid via PayPal. No data is shared with Paypal unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook LoginYou can use this to streamline signing up for, or signing in to your Hubpages account. No data is shared with Facebook unless you engage with this feature. (Privacy Policy)
    MavenThis supports the Maven widget and search functionality. (Privacy Policy)
    Marketing
    Google AdSenseThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Google DoubleClickGoogle provides ad serving technology and runs an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Index ExchangeThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    SovrnThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Facebook AdsThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Unified Ad MarketplaceThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    AppNexusThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    OpenxThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Rubicon ProjectThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    TripleLiftThis is an ad network. (Privacy Policy)
    Say MediaWe partner with Say Media to deliver ad campaigns on our sites. (Privacy Policy)
    Remarketing PixelsWe may use remarketing pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to advertise the HubPages Service to people that have visited our sites.
    Conversion Tracking PixelsWe may use conversion tracking pixels from advertising networks such as Google AdWords, Bing Ads, and Facebook in order to identify when an advertisement has successfully resulted in the desired action, such as signing up for the HubPages Service or publishing an article on the HubPages Service.
    Statistics
    Author Google AnalyticsThis is used to provide traffic data and reports to the authors of articles on the HubPages Service. (Privacy Policy)
    ComscoreComScore is a media measurement and analytics company providing marketing data and analytics to enterprises, media and advertising agencies, and publishers. Non-consent will result in ComScore only processing obfuscated personal data. (Privacy Policy)
    Amazon Tracking PixelSome articles display amazon products as part of the Amazon Affiliate program, this pixel provides traffic statistics for those products (Privacy Policy)