Candida overgrowth is a relatively common health condition that requires some discipline to combat. For foodies, especially, the Candida diet can be difficult to adhere to because it is so regimented. Further complicating the matter is the fact that the Candida diet, just like most strict meal plans, can be relatively expensive. Fortunately, there are ways you can get the nutrients you need on a Candida diet while on a budget. Consider these options.
Use natural antifungal alternatives. Candida albicans, the microorganism you are battling, is actually a fungus. Therefore, antifungal products are a necessary element of the Candida diet. You can spend a lot of money on expensive brand-name antifungal products, but these products are really just manufactured combinations of nutrients that you can purchase separately in order to save a lot of money. Supplement your diet with antifungals like grapefruit seed extract, tea tree oil, coconut oil, and garlic oil, and leave the fancy commercial formulations on the shelf. (more…)