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You may be intolerant to wheat and fine with the other gluten grains. For example oats do not contain gliadin so many people that cannot digest other gluten grains are still fine with oats. Spelt and Kamut both contain lower levels of gluten so some people that cannot digest modern wheat have no problems with them.
Usually your good bacteria keeps this yeast-like fungus under control and it can live in harmony with you but when candida is out of control it will ask you to feed it with sugary, yeasty foods. Succumbing to the cravings of your unfriendly fungus will enable it to spread throughout your body and release toxic gases such as acetaldehyde, arabinitol, gliotoxin, zymosan and alcohol. This yeast overgrowth eventually develops into a yeast intolerance. Symptoms can include bloating, gas, headaches, diarrhea, mouth ulcers, coated tongue, bad breath, unexplained mood swings, foggy brain, strong cravings for sugary foods and bread, sinus congestion, mucus and thrush.
Overproduction of yeast is more likely to occur if you have taken antibiotics, the contraceptive pill, steroids, had exposure from mercury fillings or if you have leaky gut syndrome. As candida feeds off sugar, it is also important to cut out sugar, refined carbohydrates and fermented foods:. Honey, maple syrup, molasses, sugar substitutes, sweets, biscuits, cakes, chocolate, alcohol, milk, fruit,alcohol and vinegar except organic raw unpasteurised apple cider vinegar. You may be intolerant to milk sugars, lactose, or you may be intolerant to milk proteins.
Signs of lactose intolerance include diarrhoea, wind, gas, excess mucus production, I. If you are of northern european descent you are least likely to suffer with lactose intolerance.
Even if you were born with the lactase enzyme its production may have died down from the age of when you moved on to solid foods. If you were born prematurely you are likely to be lactose intolerant as the lactase enzyme only increases in the third trimester of pregnancy.
Did you know that you may be able to eat some dairy products even if you are lactose intolerant? Full fat milk is far better tolerated if you are sensitive to lactose as skimmed milk actually contains higher amounts of lactose. If you are sensitive to milk proteins then you are lacking the enzyme rennin, that breaks down milk protein. Casein is the milk protein most likely to be causing you these uncomfortable and embarassing problems and will be listed on packaged foods as casein, caseinate, lactose, sodium caseinate or whey.
Milk products are included in biscuits, cakes, sausages, processed meats, chocolate, non dairy creamers, protein powder drinks and salad creams.
Not kind to the cow and not beneficial for you as this milk contains a hormone that will leach calcium from your bones. You may be surprised to discover that soya is not as nutritious as you have been led to believe. Thousands of studies have now linked soya to malnutrition , digestive distress, thyroid dysfunction, kidney stones, impaired fertility, severe food allergies. This might be surprising to hear, especially as the Japanese live the longest and have far lower rates of cancer but did you know that is is mainly fermented soya products that they eat?
Non fermented soya products contain phytic acid which prevent the uptake of vital minerals such as zinc and calcium. Unfermented soya products; soya milk, tofu, soya cheese, soya burgers, soya ice cream, edamame, TVP texturised vegetable protein or soy protein isolate, soy bean oil.
Soya foods are only really beneficial is they are fermented, organic and most importantly, not genetically modified. For most people it is the protein in the egg white, the albumin , that is causing the problem. Overconsumption of eggs may occur if you are on a high protein diet where eggs make a popular breakfast choice.
However eggs are binding and overconsumption can lead to constipation. Overeating eggs will also increase the accumulation of gallstones in your liver and gallbladder. What came first the chicken or the egg? Well a happy healthy chicken definitely came before a happy healthy egg. Unless your eggs say Free Range, they are not. So even if you have no problem digesting eggs, always choose free range eggs from hens fed an organic diet and eat them in moderation. The only way battery farmed eggs will stop is if you stop buying them.
Egg products are used in so many foods from bakery goods to mayonnaise. Byebye bloating, hello health! Katherine Ung is a therapist that has been passionate about nutrition and colonic irrigation since Next post Previous post Blog home.
Added by Dr Gill Hart on February 1st, at 4: A great article Katherine, indeed the YorkTest FoodScan test is able to identify the exact combination of foods to which IgG reactions have occurred. The test is easy to do — in the comfort of home.
For more information visit http: Added by smilinggreenmom on February 1st, at 8: Our little boy had the hardest time with foods since he was just a few months old.
He reacted to everything it seemed and had terrible and severe eczema. No one seemed to have any answers for him and we felt so confused. His skin began to clear and he was finally and thankfully able to eat so many more foods than we ever imagined. He does have actual allergies too and we avoid those. But his probiotic has helped with the rest! Added by Katherine Ung on February 2nd, at 3: Glad you enjoyed reading it!
Probiotics are the basis for a strong healthy immune and digestive system. I had severe eczema all my life. Avoiding dairy made a huge difference. So definitely stay away from milk, cheese etc.
Added by Sue on February 4th, at 4: Thank you SO much! Your article is a keeper. Added by Katherine Ung on February 5th, at 9: How to Resolve Constipation, HydroHolistic. For more info, check out: Added by Timothy Tang on October 13th, at People in Japan consume lots of non-fermented soya products like firm and silken tofu, fried tofu skins seen in inari sushi, soya milk, fresh green soya beans called Edamame.
Gut reaction Microbes are under the spotlight in efforts to unravel — and combat — allergies. Added by Katherine Ung on October 24th, at Unfortunately now there is a lot of genetically modified soya on the market and we cannot always trust is the labelling is accurate as to whether it is genetically modified or not.
Added by Jim on September 15th, at 4: Added by Julie on May 1st, at I experience awful bad breath after eating dairy that lasts for several days.
No other disturbing physical symptoms of dairy sensitivity are evident. The Virginia Sickness and Disabiilty Plan VSDP provides state employees with income security when they cannot work because of a partial or total disability. The program includes sick, family and personal leave; short-term disability benefits; long-term disability benefits and a long-term care program. VSDP benefits cover non-work-related and work-related conditions.
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