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Intestinal Candidiasis: The Yeast Syndrome   There are literally trillions of bacteria living in our digestive tract, making up the normal “microflora.” These bacteria generally play a supportive role in the health of the colon by helping to synthesize vitamins, degrade toxins, and produce natural antibiotics. Candida, a yeast-like fungus, also normally inhabits the gut in small amounts. However, if these yeast organisms are allowed to grow unchecked, the harmonious balance between yeast and bacteria is upset, resulting in intestinal candidiasis or what has been called the yeast syndrome . Not only can this overgrowth cause problems such as vaginal infections and oral thrush, but candida can release by-products, which are then absorbed into the bloodstream and may travel to many areas of the body. A variety of symptoms may then occur as the immune system attempts to deal with these foreign molecules. As a result, intestinal candidiasis can be an un
Comprehensive Elimination Diet Guidelines        FOODS to INCLUDE                                             FOODS to EXCLUDE Fruits : whole fruits, unsweetened, frozen or water packed, canned fruits, and diluted juices Oranges and orange juice Dairy substitutes : rice, oat, and nut milks such as almond milk and coconut milk Milk, cheese, eggs, cottage cheese, cream, yogurt, butter, ice cream, frozen yogurt, and nondairy creamers Non-gluten grains and starch : brown rice, oats, millet, quinoa, amaranth, teff, tapioca, buckwheat, and potato flour Grains: wheat, corn, barley, spelt, kamut, rye, and triticale Animal protein : fresh or water-packed fish, wild game, lamb, duck, organic chicken, and turkey Pork, beef/veal, sausage, cold cuts, canned meats, frankfurters, and shellfish Vegetable protein : split peas, lentils, and legumes Soybean products: soy sauce, soybean oil in processed food
CILANTRO Detoxification is a very hard process in a cellular level that could possible lead to mortality if is not assess correctly. The whole process involves several components such as biotransformation, mobilization and elimination of toxicants of exogenous and endogenous origins. Research suggests that food alone support this highly complex process. After reading several research studies on the process of detoxification the elimination diet would be my first option as a therapeutic tool to achieve detoxification. The use of this diet allows the patient to remove the most common allergenic foods and drinks from the diet for a period of 4 weeks and gradually adding back the eliminated foods to observe their effects in the body. Another effective tool is to concentrate on detox-focus core foods such as Cilantro and many others that promote detoxification pathways. Cilantro for example has shown in clinical studies to help the body to detox of heavy me