What a yeast overgrowth is teaching me about sugar

So, I’ve finally figured out one of the problems causing my unhealthy cravings and mood swings that have been disturbing me lately, an overgrowth of yeast that HAS to go. But how? By letting is starve, starve from sugar and caffeine.

Easy, right?! Well, it turned out to be more work that expected, cause sugar and caffeine can be found in:

ALL white bread, pasta and flours

Cane Sugar
Coconut Sugar

Honey   
Syrups   
Lactose   
Sucrose   
Fructose   
Chocolate   
Molasses   
Rice Syrup   
Artificial Sweeteners (e.g. Asulfame, Nutra-­‐Sweet)   
Agave nectar   
Yacon Syrup   
Wine   
Beer   
Spirits   
Liquors   
Cider   
Fresh Fruit
Dried Fruit   
Canned Fruit   
Fruit Juice   
Potatoes   
Carrots   
Sweet Potatoes   
Yams
Beets   
Peas   
Parsnips   
Yucca   
All Squash (except zucchini)     
Coffee   
Black & Green Tea   
Diet & Regular Soda   
Energy drinks   
Sports Drinks   
Malted Drinks (e.g. Ovaltine, Horlicks, Caro)   
Coconut Water    
Fruit Juices (fresh or packaged)   
Rice milk   
Carob Powder   
Cocoa Powder   
Ketchup   
Mayonnaise   
Regular Mustard   
Relish   
Horseradish   
Salad dressings   
All vinegars, except for Apple Cider Vinegar          

So I’ve officially started a clean month, 30 days of clean eating and drinking. Care to join?!

Not motivated enough?

Check out this funny video on sugar, these infographics on sugar and on coffee and this great list of sugar cons.

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