If you experience continuously exhausted days and are plagued by a bunch of other symptoms, like a “woolly” head, poor memory, digestive problems, shivering or sweating, mood swings, anxiety, depression, irritability, PMT and loss of weight control, you may be suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome. Many dietary therapists have found that individuals experiencing #cfs respond well to an anti-candida diet. Besides causing physical symptoms such as fatigue and aching muscles, the many toxins released by an overgrowth of candida organisms may give rise to mental illness such as depression and anxiety.
Candida is one of the scientific names for yeast, which is a form of fungus. A very small amount naturally resides in your mouth and intestines to aid digestion, but your medications, diet, and environment can all change your normal balance of Candida. When it’s overproduced, it breaks down the wall of the intestines and enters directly into the bloodstream, where it releases toxic byproducts that can cause a leaky gut. Symptoms of Candida overgrowth can range from digestive issues to depression.
Since Candida resides in the gut, diet is an important factor in limiting overgrowth. Here are 10 foods you can eat to help fight Candida overgrowth.