Don’t Feed Candida – Replace Your Sodas and Juices With This Lemonade Recipe

Did you ever see the movie Little Shop of Horrors? If you did, you’ll remember that cute, little, alien plant pleading, “Feed me, Seymour!” If you live with an overgrowth of Candida, you have a billion little monsters crying, “Feed me, Seymour!” all day, every day. Their addiction and food of choice? Sugar!

The list of health issues associated with refined sugars is long and scary. For the purpose of understanding its association with Candida, we’ll focus on gut health. But never forget, in addition to feeding fungi, sugar feeds viruses, bad bacteria, parasites, and cancer, sugar also changes the pH in your blood, forcing your body to pull minerals from your bones and teeth to rebalance the pH. And, of course, it wreaks havoc with your blood sugar, too. But back to the gut…

Our gut is a universe unto itself. Trillions of bacteria live in our gut, both good bacteria and what we call bad bacteria. To keep it simple, the good bacteria earn their symbiotic relationship with us by keeping bad bacteria, parasites, and fungi in check. (Along with other important duties, like creating neurotransmitters!)