Diet for candidiasis - Power adjustment

August 12, 2014

  • Diet for candidiasis - Power adjustment
  • Treatment

 Diet with candidiasis
 Infections caused by Candida, in most cases do not pose a serious health hazard, but can cause considerable discomfort. Sometimes, to get rid of candida is enough just to adjust the diet, there is help at a candidiasis diet, and take measures to strengthen the immune system Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system  Strengthening the immune system - help the immune system
 But in some cases it is better to combine various methods of treatment.


Problems associated with candidiasis

According to rough estimates, each year in the world from a variety of fungal infections affect more than a billion people, and their number is constantly increasing. Although there are several fungi that can cause infections in humans, most of the causes of certain diseases are fungi genus Candida, especially - Candida albicans. This type of fungus that causes most fungal infections; they live in the human body constantly, but lead to disease only when the immune system is weakened or is disturbed balance of harmful and beneficial bacteria. Some experts believe that such common symptoms as fatigue, headache, and memory impairment may be associated with candidiasis; Unfortunately, many patients for a long time ignored these signs and go to the doctor only when infection leads to a marked reduction in quality of life.

The increase in the incidence of candidiasis is associated with more frequent use of antibiotics and immunosuppressive drugs - drugs that suppress the immune system.

So, it is often necessary medical diet for intestinal candidiasis that developed after treatment with antibiotics; ration correction in such cases and helps to regulate the microflora of the gastrointestinal tract.

Special diet for candidiasis of the skin is often prescribed together with a variety of antifungal ointments; though in itself this kind of candidiasis is not dangerous, its symptoms can cause serious psychological discomfort, so patients tend to the extent possible, speed up the healing process.

It must be remembered that sometimes candidiasis is a consequence of diseases that cause the weakening of immunity, such as HIV infection. If the treatment does not give consistent results, and / or if you happen more than two episodes of candidiasis in the year, it is necessary to undergo a medical examination.


Foods that need to be included in the diet with candidiasis

  • Vegetables - Artichokes, asparagus, cabbage, celery, cucumbers, onions, tomatoes, spinach. Eating as much as possible non-starchy vegetables, you will greatly reduce the amount of sugar available for Candida necessary for its reproduction. They can be eaten fresh, boiled, stewed or baked;
  • Kefir and yogurt with probiotics. The living bacteria contained in these products are gradually replacing the yeast by restoring the normal balance of microflora. For this reason, a diet with candidiasis of the esophagus or intestine, sometimes after antibiotic treatment is prescribed, be sure to include foods that contain probiotics;
  • Meat - beef, chicken, lamb, turkey. These meats provide his body with the necessary proteins, and thus not to exacerbate the symptoms of candidiasis;
  • The fish - anchovies, herring and wild salmon - contains much less harmful substances than other types of fish. Buy fresh fish or canned fish in oil or water;
  • Nuts and change - almonds, flaxseed, walnuts, sunflower seeds, pecans. These nuts contain a minimal amount of mold, which is not regarded as dangerous for patients candidiasis;
  • Cereal, gluten-free, such as buckwheat, rice, quinoa. These foods are rich sources of dietary fiber, which helps to quickly rid the body of toxins and improve digestion;
  • Herbs and spices - basil, black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, fennel Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices  Dill: benefits and harms of fragrant spices
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 , Oregano, paprika, rosemary, thyme. The composition of these spices include antioxidants having antifungal properties. They also improve blood circulation and anti-inflammatory effect;
  • Oils - unrefined olive, coconut, sesame, linseed oil Linseed oil - the healing properties of a beautiful flower  Linseed oil - the healing properties of a beautiful flower
 . The unrefined cold-pressed oil contains the maximum amount of nutrients that are destroyed when heated.

When exactly the diet will result, it depends on the overall health of the patient, as well as on what area of ​​the body struck by the infection.

In addition, the patient may not always notice improvements. For example, if the diet with candidiasis of the oral cavity begins to act, it will be seen almost immediately - are common symptoms of the disease, such as dry mouth and white patches become much less pronounced. In the treatment of intestinal candidiasis improvements often have to wait quite a while, and initially they may be barely noticeable; besides, diet alone in this disease is not enough - often need to be combined with drug treatment.

Diets for weight loss belly: Preparation for the beach season

June 9, 2011

  • Diets for weight loss belly: Preparation for the beach season
  • Nutrition and exercise

 diet slimming belly
 This diet is suggested in the book Liz Vakkariello and Cynthia Sass "Diet for a flat stomach" and promises the ability to reset up to seven kilograms of thirty-two days, and reduce waist. This meal plan is based on the Mediterranean diet with an energy value of about 1600 calories a day How many calories a day you need to lose weight - everyone has their own rate  How many calories a day you need to lose weight - everyone has their own rate
 . The emphasis is on inclusion of whole foods such as fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts, beans, seeds, lean protein and a bit of red meat (once a month). The secret of the diet for a flat stomach - the addition of monounsaturated fats in every meal. These fats are found in olives, avocados, nuts, seeds, dark chocolate, soy, flaxseed and sunflower oil.

The authors of the diet claim that monounsaturated fats are good for health, and reduce fat in the abdomen is. In addition, these fats contribute to the feeling of satiety.

Before the beginning of twenty-eight day diet is offered to the starting period - over four days to consume 1200-1400 calories and combat bloating. During the start-up period provides drinking every day for two liters of water with a blend of spices, lemon and cucumber.

Exercises are optional, but desirable.


What You Can Eat

The diet can be adapted to suit your preferences - whether you eat meat, if you have allergies to any products or you are not lactose intolerant. The plan involves four meals a day (400 calories at each meal) every four hours, every meal monounsaturated fats are introduced.

Diet is proposed not to count calories, and choose from a list of options proposed in the book, breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks with the instructions of calories and serving sizes. Eighty recipes are accompanied by an indication of the amount of nutrients.


An example of the start menu

  • Breakfast: One cup of rice cereal, one cup of skim milk, ½ cup pineapple Pineapple: caloric and other features of sweet fruit  Pineapple: caloric and other features of sweet fruit
 A quarter cup of sunflower seeds.
  • Lunch: 85 g of tuna, one cup of carrots, one small piece of cheese
  • Dinner: 85 grams of chicken breast, one cup of mushrooms, fried in a spoonful of olive oil, half a cup of brown rice
  • Snack: pineapple smoothie out (one cup of low-fat milk, 100 grams of pineapple, one teaspoon of flaxseed)
  • Two liters of flavored water


Example menu of the main diet

  • Breakfast: oatmeal with apples and almonds
  • Lunch: sandwich with cheese and ham with pesto on whole grain bread with lettuce and tomato, one cup of cherry tomatoes
  • Dinner: 85 grams of roasted salmon with two teaspoons of almond Use almond: Fertility symbol of peace  Use almond: Fertility symbol of peace
 , Half cup of green beans
  • Snack: a quarter cup of hummus with two teaspoons of pine nuts and a cup of red pepper


How does diet

Concept diet is to limit calorie 1,600 per day, add monounsaturated fats in each meal, there is every four hours or doing exercise, which should result in loss of weight and body fat in the abdominal area.

People who do not eat breakfast or dinner, this diet may help to learn healthy feeding schedule.

It is possible that observing this diet, you reduce the waist, but not because of the monounsaturated fats. As experts say, with any method of weight loss, you are most likely to reduce the fat stores it on the abdomen.

In general, the diet recommends a healthy diet, weight control, stress reduction and exercise that should be continued, and after thirty-two days of the diet itself. The site can find additional materials, menus, recommendations and exercise more.

Expert opinion

Reducing the amount of belly fat is good for health because it is the accumulation of fat increases the likelihood of heart disease, but nutritionists leery of diets that promise a target result.

Also, experts have criticized the initial stage "diet for a flat belly" - because it increases the level of stress How to beat stress? Create an oasis  How to beat stress? Create an oasis
   and it has no scientific basis. In addition, monounsaturated fats can not be considered a wonderful way to lose weight, although they are certainly good for your health, make it easier to restrictions on food and help absorb vitamins.

Nutritionists call to monitor the size of the portions, as in the diet includes high-calorie foods, such as nuts.

According to experts, the loss of the promised seven kilograms per month is possible, but can not say that it will disappear, seven kilograms of fat - probably most of that weight is water. Reducing the amount of fat in the body - a much slower process.

Experts recommend not to forget about the benefits of strength training for muscle development and aerobics for weight loss.