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Candida Diet Friendly Crackers

Candida Diet Friendly Crackers

Sometimes you just need a cracker.  This seems so simple but finding a cracker can be complicated for candida dieters.  Saltines, Ritz and most other crackers that you have probably grown to love contain ingredients that are not allowed on the

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Yeast Free Pasta & Alternatives

Yeast Free Pasta & Alternatives

The first time I started the candida diet I couldn’t bear to give up pasta.  Yeast free pasta and alternatives did not seem to be readily available, so I decided to eat whole wheat pasta.  Fortunately, I was able to tolerate wheat and still

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Candida Diet Friendly Bread

Candida Diet Friendly Bread

I did not realize how large of a role bread played in my diet until I decided to give it up in 2006, when I first embarked on the candida diet.   It was not until I tried to give up bread that I realized how much I actually ate it.  I

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Candida Diet Friendly Potato Chips

All Natural Potato Chips

I was never a big potato chip fan but my children like them and so I do keep them in the house.   I usually by the Cape Cod variety but I noticed this blue bag among the potato chip offerings one day at the farmer’s market and was drawn in by

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Candida Diet Friendly Meat Products

Most of us know that hot dogs really are not that good for us.  The candida diet warns against consuming hot dogs due to the preservatives it contains, particularly sodium nitrate.  Most hot dogs contain sodium nitrates which some research

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Candida Diet Friendly Milk Alternatives

Candida Diet Friendly Milk Alternatives

I grew up drinking cow’s milk.  As a kid I simply knew it as milk, but with so many different milk options today, I find that it is best to specify.  I loved cow’s milk as a kid.  I drank it by the glassful while eating peanut butter and jelly

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Candida Diet Friendly Flour

I didn’t give up wheat until both of my children were diagnosed with wheat allergies at the end 2009.  I managed to do very well on the candida diet a few years back while still consuming 100% whole wheat pasta and flour in moderation.  I realize

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Candida Diet Friendly Sweeteners

Are there any candida diet friendly sweeteners to use on the candida diet?  I see this question a lot in many candida diet forums and there is never a straightforward answer.  This is one of those gray issues on the candida diet.  The strictest

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Candida Diet Friendly Cooking Oils

Candida Diet Friendly Cooking Oils

Grapeseed oil is new to me.  A few weeks back I bought a bottle of it from Trader Joe’s hoping to experiment a bit. It is one of several candida diet friendly cooking oils.  It sat on my shelf for quite a while and it was not until I ran out of

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Candida Diet Friendly Tortillas

Brown Rice Tortillas

Trader Joe’s Brown Rice Tortillas are a very interesting yeast free product.  I realize that you are probably interpreting the word interesting as code for gross but that is not exactly the case.  To be honest these brown rice tortillas did fail

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