How To Restore Balance with Ayurveda?

Ayurveda can help many people who strongly believe in holistic approach of medicine. Various diseases are said to have healed by Ayurveda. One of these diseases is the Candida Albicans, which is a yeast-like fungus that lives in the human’s throat and mouth. The cause of this disease are related to many factors such as poor sleep, lack of routine exercises, oral contraceptives or antibiotics, low-grade or intense stress, improper diet, and any lifestyle or dietary imbalances that compromise the human body natural immunity. Because of these imbalances factors, the yeast bacteria gets out of control, thus escaping from its normal boundaries to other areas of the body.

Candida Albicans has multitude of unrelated symptoms that include emotional imbalance, inability to focus, spaciness, skin problems, genital area infections, frequent UTI, respiratory system imbalance, fatigue, nausea, coated tongue, and abdominal bloating and gas. If these symptoms are left uncorrected, the body systems become clogged and sluggish, which creates a more favorable habitat for the yeast bacteria. As a result, the person will have a poor health.

The recommended holistic approach of Ayurvedic healers to restore balance and prevent Candida Albicans includes recommendations on herbs and spices, lifestyle, and diet. Following these recommendations will take full commitment, discipline, and patience to one’s health in able to restore or stay in balance. However, these recommendations are for use for pregnant or lactating women as well as for those who are experiencing physical, emotional, or mental symptoms. It is best to consult a physician who can recommend a separate program of assessment and restoring the body balance.

Here is a list of the dietary do’s and don’ts recommended by Ayurvedic healers in restoring the balance loss from Candida Albicans:

• Avoid foods that are cold, heavy, and sweet. Avoid also fruit juices and sweet fruits like grapes. Sugars can create a habitat for the yeast bacteria within the human body. It can create more internal toxins and weaken the body’s digestive system.
• Avoid eating leftover foods. Even if foods are refrigerated, they are conducive to growth of bacteria and mold. Compared to fresh foods, leftover foods are harder to digest.
• Avoid carbonated beverages, alcohol, nicotine, and caffeine.
• Avoid eating processed junked foods and foods with refined flours.
• Reduce eating of white rice.
• Avoid eating peanuts, mushrooms, aged cheeses, and yeasted pastas and breads.
• Avoid products that contain fermented foods and ingredients like vinegar.

Here is a recommended daily diet plan from Ayurvedic healers that can help restore the balance loss from Candida Albicans:

• Eat plenty of vegetables including small portions of pungent and bitter vegetables.
• Begin the day with a hot lemon treatment. The antibacterial properties and acidic nature of lemon can prevent yeast proliferation.
• Prepare a combination of olive oil and lemon juice in equal parts. This can be used as a dressing for vegetables. It can help support the liver and enhanced digestion.
• Eat fresh fruits, which can be a healthy source for sweet taste. Avoid extremely sweet fruits like grapes and melons. For excellent choices, choose fruits that contain bitter taste like papaya and grapefruit. Pomegranate is also a great choice as it helps enhance digestion.
• Eat foods rich in fiber such as whole grains and small beans. Instead of white rice, eat oats, rye, barley, quinoa, or buckwheat as alternatives.
• Drink one glass of digestive lassi everyday during lunch. Lassi is cultured milk blended with fresh plain yogurt. It can replenish the body intestines to avoid clogging inside.
• Cook the food with spices that can fight toxins and enhance digestions. Good choices of spices are fenugreek, cinnamon, cumin, dried ginger, black pepper, and turmeric.
• Cook the food in small amounts of coconut oil or olive oil since it had anti-fungal and antibacterial properties that can help the body system.
• Drink plenty of warm water to help flush toxins out of the body on a regular basis through perspiration and urination.

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