Foods That Should Be Included in a Yeast Free Diet

Foods That Should Be Included in a Yeast Free Diet Yeast is a microorganism categorized under the kingdom fungi. There are many yeast species that are used in various industries. But there are also some species that cause several diseases in human body. One of the most common species is candida albicans which is responsible for diaper rash in kids, vaginitis in women, male genital infection and oral yeast infection or thrush. The attack of yeast can be prevented by having a yeast free diet. A yeast free diet contains foods that are free of yeasts. Breads (Atkins low carb breads, Food for Life breads, rice bread-brown low carb pasta and noodles); vegetables (purple, red, yellow and other types such as sweet potatoes, celery, bok choy, romaine lettuce, cabbage spinach and broccoli); 1 limited serving of sugar free salad dressing; onion, organic apple cider vinegar, garlic, olive oil lemon; fish, chicken; unsweetened soy milk, plain yogurt, small pats of butter, eggs, turkey (broiled or baked); herbal teas (Echinacea, Pau D’Arco, or aloe vera); fresh fruits (apples, lemons, limes), walnuts, celery, almond butter, almonds, pumpkin seeds and roasted soy nuts can be treated as yeast free diet. There are some foods that must be avoided if you want to have a yeast free diet, they are: caffeinated teas and drinks, fruit punch, peanut butter, pistachios, peanuts, dairy products (flavored yogurt, cheese, milk, ice cream), white flour breads and products (hamburger buns, hot dog buns, crackers, bread sticks, bread crumb coating, whole wheat breads), beverages (sugared drinks, colas, sodas, pop, fruit juices, coffee); pork, sandwich meats, red meats, sausage, bacon, salami, bologna, hot dogs, white vegetables (white rice, corn, potatoes, grits and all canned vegetables), alcohol and fermented foods, including soy sauce and cider, beer, ginger ale, most salad dressings, and sugars (honey, white sugar) etc.

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