Candida (Yeast) and Body Odor

candida body odor

For those who’re thinking WTH is Candida. Its yeast like fungus found in your body and it’s harmless. But when they grow in excess, researchers say that they cause many health problems including body odor.

Out intestine contains other type of bacteria (friendly bacteria) which fight Candida, unfortunately when Candida builds up bacteria fail to stop them and indigestion problem starts leading to other health problems.

Simply change your diet and you can control this intestinal yeast.

Wonder How Candida is Linked to Body Odor?

Experts say that yeast infection cause yeast to convert sugar to alcohol in the body. These compounds course through blood and come out through skin pores, bacteria on your body reacts with these compounds to give an unpleasant smell.

Edward F. Group carried out a test and they found that people suffering from body odor have low level of friendly bacteria which restrain Candida growth.

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How to Control Candida Body Odor?

Candida feed on sugar; experts suggest avoiding diet with added sugar for about 3 months. Automatically Candida gets reduced. Let me list out few of them here.

Avoid all processed food that has sugar as ingredient

  • Maltose
  • Dextrose
  • Maltodextrin
  • Cane juice
  • Milk products with lactose
  • Fruit juice
  • Dried fruit with lactose
  • Cane syrup and high fructose corn syrup

Also avoid high carbohydrate food

  • Rice
  • Wheat
  • Beans
  • Corn
  • Sweet potatoes
  • Yams
  • Potatoes and squash

You can try homemade deodorant to control body odor.

What you can eat?

Go with lean protein and low-carbohydrate food.

  • Yogurt (this is exception, because yogurt has friendly bacteria which fights Candida)
  • Quinoa
  • Amaranth
  • Kamut
  • Fruits with low sugars such as pears and berries
  • Meat and fish (not excess)

Also read: Fish Oil Treats Acne

Low carbohydrate vegetables include.

  • Broccoli
  • Cauliflower
  • Cabbage
  • Spinach
  • Peppers
  • Onions
  • Garlic
  • Lettuce
  • Cucumbers
  • Zucchini
  • Avocados and tomatoes

You can also consume nuts and seeds but in small amounts.

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