Q:Where do I start to get relief from these yeast related
symptoms? I have already stopped eating sugar and breads.
A:You’ve already got a great start on your road to
recovery. Removing yeast and sugar from your diet is one
of the most important factors to getting relief. To continue
on, you have several choices.
One, take a look at some of the treatment options listed
under Yeast-Fighting Program on this
site. There, you’ll find all sorts of other ways
to help your body begin to change its chemistry and strengthen
its immune system to help you get relief.
review pages 188 - 192 in Dr. Crook’s newly released
The Yeast Connection and Women’s Health
available through our store.
These pages give a concise and organized list of 10 steps
to follow to regain health. Or, see page 194 for a very
clear description of the four steps involved in the diet
portion of the treatment. You’ll see avoiding sugar
and yeast are part of step l. To continue to improve and
get results, you may need to eliminate other foods such
as fruit and other processed food items.
get on the discussion board
and talk to others as they work toward relief too. You’ll
needs encouragement, support, and hope as you keep moving
toward gaining health.
in February, we’ll be offering our own line of dietary
supplements that will support you in your journey to find
oranges an acceptable food for a person undergoing treatment
for yeast overgrowth?
A: No fruit is recommended for the first step: Elimination
- of the treatment. During this first two or three week
period, eliminating all fruit along with sugar, alcohol,
processed foods, anything containing yeast, and fungi significantly
Then, during Step 2: The Challenge phase of the diet add
fruit, including oranges, back in to see whether your body
can tolerate them or if you develop symptoms after eating
oranges. . Be sure to only add one type of fruit at a time.
And, if you develop symptoms after eating one particular
type of fruit, skip at least one day before challenging
with another type of fruit.
eight-year old daughter has been diagnosed with yeast overgrowth.
How do I find recipes and menus for kids with this condition?
A: We aren’t familiar with any cookbooks specifically
addressing cooking for kids with yeast overgrowth. Your
question definitely peeked our staff’s interest and,
in response, we’ve added a kids cookbook onto our
list of ideas for future projects. However, we know that
is not going to help you now.
So, here’s what we suggest. The most important factor
in helping your child handle this or any other sort of dietary
restrictions is how you interact with her about her food
on a daily basis. We know of no other book as concise and
on the mark as Carol Beck’s book, Nourishing
Your Daughter available in our store.
No, it is not written especially with yeast overgrowth in
mind. But, it gives you loads of tools and techniques, including
how to word discussions that may cause conflict about food.
You’ll learn how to help your daughter begin to listen
to her body and feed it well.