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What is Candida and how is it treated on the Eczema Diet?

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What is Candida and how is it treated on the Eczema Diet?

  Candida albicans is one of the many different yeasts that belong to the candida family. It typically exist in the intestinal tract and is usually a harmless yeast as candida is normally 'policed' (or kept in balance) by other 'good' bacteria. However due to factors such as poor diet, antibiotic use, stress or an impaired immune system, an overgrowth of candida can develop. This is often referred to as 'Candidiasis' or 'candida infestation'. It is always best to test to ensure you do have a diagnosed Candida infection as many intestinal problems can mimic each other, so visit your doctor for testing. Symptoms of...

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Eczema, Leaky Gut and Salicylate Sensitivity - is there a link?

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Eczema, Leaky Gut and Salicylate Sensitivity - is there a link?

There is a lot of debate about the causes of eczema such as leaky gut, food allergies, chemical sensitivities and genetic defects. Some research is more 'hypothesis' than fact. Some research sounds great in theory (works great in a test tube) but when you try it on a real person it does not fix their eczema. Some advice is based on one person's experiences with eczema, but may not work for others.  So today I want to share with you the scientific research on salicylate sensitivity which helped me to formulate the eczema diet program for patients at the Eczema Life Clinic in...

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