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Beating Food Cravings

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Dr. Joanne on Jul 15, 2014

My doctor recommended I do a 2 week trial of the anti-candida diet. I am struggling because I have such cravings for sugar and bread. What can I do to reduce my cravings?

Cravings for sugar can be pretty intense for people on special diets whether it is the anti-candida diet, a weight loss diet or when switching to a Paleo diet. There are several dietary principles that can help ease these cravings. While you must be firm and dedicated in your quest to eliminate sugar and refined carbohydrates, it’s also important to remember that the “sweet” flavor is part of a healthy balanced diet. There should be no guilt that you need a little sweetness in your life. Here are 10 ideas for eliminating the sugar and refined carbohydrates such as bread, pasta and pastries from your diet. Hope this helps and Good luck!!

 

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Digestion and Candida Overgrowth

Posted to: Wellness Blog by Dr. Joanne on Jul 12, 2014

I’ve been experiencing significant bloating after and in-between meals. Could candida overgrowth be the cause? What natural remedies can help my discomfort?

Overgrowth of the yeast Candida albicans could be the underlying cause of frequent bloating and several other digestive complaints. In a healthy individual, the presence of this yeast is benign and poses no threat to one’s health. However, when candida overgrows and is present in large amounts, several health issues can develop.

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