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Avocado as Part of a Candida Diet

Posted May 27 2010 8:40pm

Many Candida eliminating diets do a great job of telling candidiasis sufferers what not to eat, but often they lack the ability to give the dieter adequate allowed food choices and replacements for the eliminated ones.

Avocado is perhaps one of the most healthy and nutrient complete foods available as it has a great blend of healthy fats, protein and good carbs with probiotic friendly fiber as well as a multitude of vitamins and minerals. Many still operate under the old understanding that avocados are really fattening and should only be used occasionally. New research shows that the fat in avocados is actually healthy and it lowers bad cholesterol. Many nutritionists recommend even eating an avocado everyday.

The good news for anyone on a Candida eliminating diet is that fresh avocado is perfectly acceptable as part of your diet regimen. As well as being healthy, avocado is a really versatile fruit as it can be used in both savory and sweet dishes so don’t just think their only good for guacamole.

Avocado/Candida Foods Ideas

  1. Spread Avocado on multi-grain low GI toast.
  2. Add sliced Avocado to salads.
  3. Put Avocado in smoothies (makes them really creamy).
  4. Use Avocado in place of forbidden Mayo.
  5. Spread avocado on whole wheat organic crackers for a snack.
  6. Avocado makes a great Candida free pizza topping.
  7. Add to the classic BLT to make a BLAT, no mayo required.
  8. Make a healthy Candida busting guacamole dip with avocado, cilantro, cayenne, onion, fresh garlic, lime juice and a little salt.

Avocados will definitely help to make following a Candida eliminating diet easier and the immune system strengthening qualities of them will speed up the process of healing from being infected by an overgrowth of Candida albicans. If you have anymore great avocado tips leave them in the comments below.


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