We’ve talked about yeast, or candida, before and how it can wreak havoc on the health of both men and women. In fact, in my wellness clinic, I’ve done literally thousands of blood cell tests and I’ve seen yeast in 100% of them. How crazy is that!
By the way, yeast should NEVER be in the bloodstream, but it is in 100% of the blood tests that I see. So that means you have a yeast problem, everyone you know has a yeast problem, and this problem is caused by LEAKY GUT and our modern acid diets (and stress, and other environmental toxic factors).
Well today, I want to show you a visual example of just how dangerous it can be and what the body will do to fight it.
This is a video of LIVE microscopic cells from a Live Blood Cell Analysis test in my Wellness Center, and the video is of a white blood cell ATTACKING and engulfing candida. Watch what happens:
Isn’t that fascinating?
But here’s the scary thing – take a look at all of those other candida cells that remain uneaten at the end of the video. That poor little white blood cell can’t eat fast enough.
That’s why you have to be really vigilant to prevent the problems that yeast causes once it’s in your blood. Problems like:
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Gas, bloating, diarrhea, and constipation
- Frequent colds or other illnesses
- Fungus on skin and nails
- Yeast infections
- Itchy skin and other skin issues
- Food allergies or sensitivities
- Frequent fatigue/ chronic fatigue syndrome/ fibromyalgia
And what feeds yeast? SUGAR!
So first and foremost, if you are dealing with candida, you have to starve it of the food that it loves. You can take all the probiotics in the world but if you’re feeding candida its favorite food, you’ll still have too much of it.
Think of it this way, if a restaurant owner finds rats in the dumpster out back, what does he do? He sets traps and uses rat poison. But the rats will come back. Why? Because the garbage is still in the dumpster. That’s what keeps the rats coming back, no matter HOW much poison is there. You have to clean out the garbage!
So eliminating sugar is most important, but not just sugar.
You want to focus on the big picture, which is what can you do to make your body and your internal terrain more alkaline. If the environment is alkaline, the yeast goes away.
Here’s my protocol for winning the fight against candida:
- Eliminating sugar is step 1 and most important for this protocol. Fruit is okay in moderation, but I recommend alkaline fruits that are low in sugar like lemons, limes, grapefruit, avocados, coconut, tomato, and pomegranate.
- Next, eliminate anything made with yeast, which is more than you might think:
Breads and baked goods
- Vinegars and foods that contain vinegar like salad dressings and pickles (yes, including ACV)
- Fermented foods
- Aged cheeses
- Mushrooms (fungus)
- Nutritional Yeast
- Kombucha (sorry folks, this is NOT a health drink)
- Grains (as they all have the ability to become contaminated with fingal mycotoxins)
- As always, it’s about moderation, not deprivation! Replace sugar-filled foods with other foods you enjoy that will alkalize your body. You can eat boatloads of veggies, low-sugar fruits, and alkaline pseudo-grains like quinoa, and the yeast will have nothing to feed on.
- If you are dealing with a fungal yeast issue, a couple of supplements, olive leaf extract and caprylic acid, work well to kill off yeast.
- It is important to restore the friendly bacteria in the gut by taking a good, refrigerated probiotic. Change it up every 30-90 days to give your microbiome alternating strains of bacteria
- You also may want to consider taking a good digestive enzyme. When yeast is overrunning the body, digestion gets stressed, and can use some help. Be sure to avoid one with the ingredient CELLULASE, as this is made with aspergillus fungus, a cancer-causing fungus.
- Last but not least, alkalize! Take extra servings of Alkamind Daily Minerals and Alkamind Daily Greens up to 2 to 3 times daily. This raises the internal pH of your tissues so you can clear the rats out of the dumpster, so to speak.
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