Anti-Yeast Diet

Simplified Version: Just avoid all sweets (including fruit and fruit juice) and things made from white flour. Eat more protein and vegetables (raw if possible) and whole grain bread (without sweetener which may mean you have to make your own). OK, now for the complex version:

OK Foods

GRAINS: Whole Amaranth and flour; whole Barley, flour and hatomugi; Buckwheat flour and groats; undegerminated Corn meal (fine or coarse grind); Masa Harina; Popcorn (air popper), whole Millet and flour; Oat bran, flour, groats, quick; whole Quinoa and flour; Wild Rice; Brown Rice (long, med. or short grains), Brown Basmati Rice, Texmati Brown Rice, and Wehani Brown Rice; Rye flour, groats, and cream of rye cereal; whole Spelt and flour; whole Teff and flour; Wheat Berries, unprocessed or miller's wheat bran, bulgur, cracked, durum, graham wheat flour, whole wheat flour.

PASTA: Corn, quinoa, saifun (Japanese noodles), soba (buckwheat), udon (Japanese noodles), and whole wheat.

BAKED/PREPARED PRODUCTS: (Any whole grain unsweetened, unyeasted) chapatis, whole wheat flour, corn chips, quick breads, unsweetened rice cakes or crackers, tortillas, brown, corn or whole wheat).

LEGUMES: Beans and peas (canned with water and salt only), dried or frozen Black-eyed peas, chickpeas, garbanzo beans, lentils, soybeans, soyflakes, and split peas; unsweetened soymilk.

NUTS & SEEDS: Almonds, brazil, cashews, hazel, macadamia, pecans, pinenuts, poppy, pumpkin, sesame (tahini), and sunflower.

FRUITS: Small amounts of fresh lemon, lime, tomato, and eggplant.

BEVERAGES: Vegetable (no carrot or beet), mugicha, toasted whole barley, coffee substitute (without malt), unsweetened soymilk, unsweetened Taheebo or Pau d'Arco tea, and water (plain or carbonated).

CONDIMENTS AND SEASONINGS: Chicken broth without sweetener, fresh garlic, fresh ginger, fresh herbs, fresh onion, pepper, salt, tamari (unfermented soy sauce), and raw organic apple cider vinegar (Bragg or Spectrum brand).

VEGETABLES: Fresh, canned or frozen (except tomato).

ANIMAL PROTEINS: Antelope, bear, beef, buffalo, caribou, chicken, deer, duck, eggs, elk, all types of fish, frog legs, game hen, goat, goose, grouse (partridge), guinea fowl, moose, mutton, peafowl, pheasant, pigeon (squab), pork, quail, and turkey.

DAIRY PRODUCTS: Plain yogurt with acidophilus culture.

NO NO foods

GRAINS: Avoid prepared flake cereals or sprouted grain cereals of Amaranth, Buckwheat, Corn, Millet, Rice, Rye, Spelt, and Wheat. Avoid granola, instant oats, pearl barley, blue corn meal (degerminated), degerminated cornmeal, degerminated hominy grits, and microwave popcorn.

PASTA: Bufin (Japanese noodles), farina, semolina, somen (Japanese noodles), and white flour.

BAKED/PREPARED PRODUCTS: Avoid any yeast sweetened baked/prepared products, mochi (sweet brown rice unleavened bread) pita bread, yeasted chapatis, white flour, taro chips, white flour tortillas, sourdough bread.

LEGUMES: Avoid beans and peas with sweeteners, all kinds of bean sprouts, peanuts, tempeh (fermented tofu), tofu, TVP (textured vegetable protein).

NUTS & SEEDS: Avoid coconut, peanuts, pistachios, and walnuts.

Avoid soymilk (sweetened), buttermilk, all kinds of cheeses, cottage cheese, kefir, milk, sour cream and sweetened yogurt.

FRUIT: Best to avoid all at first but after eliminating the candida infection you can eat low sweet fruits such as apple, grapefruit, strawberries, melons. Definitely always avoid all dried fruits.

BEVERAGES: Avoid all types of alcoholic drinks, all types of cereal beverages, chocolate drinks, coffee (regular or decaffeinated), all fruit juices (fresh or processed), soft drinks (sugared or diet), sugar-sweetened drinks, tea (black or oolong).

SAUCES: Sauces with sweetener (ketchup and steak sauce), tomato sauce with sweetener.

ANIMAL PROTEINS: Avoid antibiotics in meats and eggs (usually in beef, chicken, pork) smoked meats and meats prepared with sweetener.

CONDIMENTS: Avoid capers (dried and powdered), garlic (dried and powdered), herbs (dried and powdered), miso (consolidated tofu soup), olives, onion (dried and powdered, pickles, sauces with vinegar and sweetener, sauerkraut, spices (dried or powdered), distilled vinegar.

VEGETABLES: Avoid cucumber skins, mushrooms (all types), potato skins, prepared soups, canned tomatoes.