Not to be confused with the Canadian diet that may or may not consist of pure maple syrup, the Candida diet is much more complex.
Created in an effort to combat candida albicans, an extremely common yeast infection found in the mouth, intestinal tract and vagina, this diet is quite strict. This is mainly because when candida manifests itself as a viable infection, it can cause many health problems and even death.
In fact, candida albicans is extremely harmful to individuals with suppressed immune systems, according to researchers from the Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, candidiasis is one of the most frequent fungal infections determined in these immunosuppressive patients. In fact, in patients with weakened immune systems such as AIDS or cancer, when Candida enters the bloodstream, it often become the actual cause of death.
So, there is good cause for a diet such as this, and here are some of the foods diet experts say should be avoided.