Living Candida-Free: 100 Recipes and a 3-Stage Program to Restore Your Health and Vitality (Paperback)

Living Candida-Free: 100 Recipes and a 3-Stage Program to Restore Your Health and Vitality By Ricki Heller, Andrea Nakayama Cover Image
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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'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,, 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 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.

Praise For…

"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

Product Details
ISBN: 9780738217758
ISBN-10: 0738217751
Publisher: Da Capo Lifelong Books
Publication Date: January 27th, 2015
Pages: 304
Language: English