An expansive, programmatic approach to following an anti-candida diet, featuring practical and realistic strategies and 100 vegan recipes.
A type of yeast that grows in the human body, candida's overgrowth is at the root of health problems, from chronic fatigue and digestion disorders to skin conditions and allergies; health professionals are calling it a hidden epidemic. Living Candida-Free offers a complete exploration of this condition and an expansive approach for anyone wishing to follow an anti-candida diet. A comprehensive guidebook filled with practical, realistic strategies for living a life free of refined sugar, Living Candida-Free includes:
A three-stage program
Tips on how to transition to eating the anti-candida way
Information on herbal supplements and treatments
A full list of ingredient substitutions
100 delicious, satisfying recipes that anyone can prepare
About the Author
Ricki Heller is an author, blogger, and instructor who has worked with food -- from running a catering business to teaching cooking classes to writing cookbooks- for over twenty years. Her blog was nominated for SHAPE magazine's "Best Healthy Eating Blog" 2011 and named one of Saveur.com's "Sites We Love" in 2009. Her articles and recipes have appeared in Clean Eating magazine, Living Without Magazine, Canadian Living Magazine, The Montreal Gazette, The Globe and Mail, Zoomer.com, Tonic Toronto and others. An Associate Editor for the new Simply Gluten-Free magazine (vegan cuisine section), Ricki is also a regular contributor to The Balanced Platter and Fitalicious.com. She shares recipes for sugar-free, gluten-free, allergy-friendly whole foods for an anti-candida lifestyle on her website.
Andrea Nakayama, CNC, CNE, CHHC is a functional nutritionist, health writer, educator, and the founder of Replenish PDX and Holistic Nutrition Lab.
"The recipes are so incredibly delicious you won't even realize you're following an elimination diet!...The star of this book is the meal plans and recipes. Ricki is one of the most talented gluten-free, vegan recipe developers out there. Her recipes are always delicious and nutritious, and really simple."—The Blender Girl
"[Heller] provides in-depth information about and recipes tailored for the particular anti-candida diet she prescribes...The recipes cover a lot of territory." —Portland Press Herald