Candida is a fungus that normally lives on and in the body. Typically found in the mouth, intestines and skin. At normal levels the presence of this fungus is not problematic. Typically, healthy bacteria keep candida levels under control. Disruption in healthy bacteria levels can lead to a candida overgrowth and health issues.

Causes of Candida Overgrowth

  • Antibiotic use.
  • Oral contraceptive use.
  • High sugar/carb/yeast diet.
  • High alcohol intake.
  • Issues with blood sugar regulation.
  • High stress.


Follow tips for blood sugar regulation.

  • Restrict sugar/carbs
  • Follow tips for blood sugar regulation.
  • Avoid YEAST
  • Take anti-fungal herbs and supplements – your practitioner will design a program for you.

Signs of Candida Overgrowth

  • White coating on tongue and throat.
  • Bad breath.
  • Fatigue/exhaustion.
  • Brain fog and memory loss.
  • Recurring thrush.
  • Digestive issues including bloating, nausea, constipation, pain and gas.
  • Chronic sinus infections.
  • Skin and nail fungal infections.
  • Joint pain.
  • Headaches
  • Cravings for sweets
  • Hormone imbalance.
  • Loss of sex drive.
  • Issues with allergies and sensitivities.
  • Weakened immune system.
  • Recurring UTIs.

Yeast Foods


 Mushrooms, sauerkraut, truffles


 All bread (excluding yeast free bread)
Crumbed foods, cake, cake mixes, malted cereals, oatmeal, barley cereal, pastries, pretzels, cereals enriched with vitamins.


 All cheeses, malted drinks, milk fortified with vitamins.


 BBQ sauce, French dressing, horseradish, ketchup, mayonnaise, olives, pickles, pickled foods, salad dressings, soy sauce, tomato sauce, vinegars.


 Caffeinated tea and coffee, frozen/canned juices, fermented beverages – all alcoholic drinks.


 Bovril, fermented soybean, gravy, malted products, marmite, vegemite, oxo, tofu, miso, tempeh, tamari, B vitamin preparations.