A Diet to Treat Yeast Infection

It might surprise you to know that there are many ways that you might be able to get a yeast infection. Among the possibilities include using oral contraceptive pills, using oral steroids, about to get your period, having diabetes, using certain hygiene products, and wearing tight, damp, and/or warm clothing. There are a number of solutions to treat the infection. Along with these treatments, you also need to learn about the importance of diet.  If you have a yeast infection you really want to deal with it.

Detoxing, that would be the more appropriate term when it comes to a yeast infection diet. The reason a yeast infection occurs is because of a microorganism, that has grown too much in your body, or Candida albicans as it is known in the scientific community.  There are many ways you can do a body detox.

A basic part of the diet is of course to consume plenty of water. When detoxing your body it’s very difficult to do this without the help of water. It helps flush out the toxins inside the body. In addition to water, drinking fresh fruit juices and even tea be added to the liquid intake. Generally speaking it’s advised that you have an intake of eight glasses of water daily. 

Eating lots of fresh food is also an important part of the diet. Avoiding foods that have a lot of fat in it is best, not only for your yeast infection but to keep your body healthy on a daily basis. Don’t overcook your food as well. This is because you can kill a lot of the nutrients in your food when heat is applied so be sure to cook your food just right. Steamed and sautéed would be the ideal cooking preparations. By eating a raw salad you will be able to avoid any nutrient loss too. Although in saying that, there are some sweet flavored vegetables which should be avoided such as carrots, corn, potatoes, onions, and sweet potatoes.

Try and eat as much garlic as you can also. The reason is because garlic is naturally rich in antibacterial compounds which help to eliminate yeast infection. Be generous with your fresh greens and limit your intake of meat. Fish, beef, lamb, poultry and eggs are okay in moderation.