Candida: Questionnaire and Score Sheet

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If you would like to know if your health problems are yeast connected, take this comprehensive questionnaire.   Filling out and scoring this questionnaire should help you and your physician evaluate the possible role Candida albicans contributes towards your health problems. Yet, it will not provide an automatic ‘yes’ or ‘no’ answer.   Section A – history   Points Tick … Read More

Special Diets: Diabetic Diet

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  The diet should always form the basis of any diabetic treatment regimen, whether or not you are on medication. Here are a few easy-to-follow dietary guidelines which will ensure that maximum benefit is derived from the medication that has been prescribed for you.   Avoid   Foods containing simple sugars e.g. sweets and cookies Pastries Excessive intake of the … Read More

Special Diets: Alkaline Diet

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These guidelines are recommended for “acidic” conditions such as osteoarthritis, rheumatism and cystitis. Acidic by-products, which come naturally from the intestines, are usually neutralized and eliminated through the liver, lungs and kidneys. Illnesses can occur if the body produces too much “acid” or if the metabolic processes fail to detoxify it. The foods allowed in this “alkaline” diet can reduce … Read More

Special Diets: Cholesterol Lowering Diet

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  Advisable In Moderation Not Advised Cereal Wholemeal flour, oatmeal, wholemeal bread, wholegrain cereals, porridge oats, crisp breads, wholegrain rice and pasta, sweet corn White flour, white bread, sugar coated breakfast cereals, white rice, pasta Fancy breads e.g. croissants, savoury cheese biscuits, cream crackers Fruit and Vegetables All fresh and frozen vegetables – peas, broad beans, sweet corn. Dried beans … Read More

Special Diets: Uric Acid Lowering Diet

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Foods Allowed General:  Milk Jam Cheese Honey Eggs Rye bread Fruit: Fresh, stewed, tinned or as juice Vegetables: Especially green vegetables in liberal amounts (except spinach) White Meat & Fish: One of the following may be used at one meal per day: chicken, white fish Red Meat: Beef or Mutton – use one only, once a week. Avoid the Following … Read More