Yeast Elimination Diet: Adapted from Trowbridge, John Parks, MD: The Yeast Syndrome, Bantam Books, 1986 by Miryam Williamson 

Feel free to download and print this food list, as long as you don't sell it.

Note: The first phase of this diet is designed to starve the yeast in your body. You may need to stay on it for two months or more.  You can eat as much as you wish as long as you choose from the Phase 1 list.

When you are satisfied that you have eliminated yeast overgrowth -- that is, when you have had no symptoms for at least a week or 10 days -- add foods in the second phase. Wait a week or two.  If no symptoms reappear, move on to the third phase, and then to the fourth. If symptoms appear at any point, go back to Phase One and start over.

 PHASE ONE

Phase 1 Vegetables

Alfalfa sprouts
Artichoke, Chinese
Asparagus
Bamboo sprouts
Banana pepper
Bavarian endive (escarole, chicory
escarole)
Bean sprouts
Beet greens
Bell pepper (sweet green)
Cabbages
  Bok choy
  Broccoli
  Cabbage kraut
  Cauliflower
  Celery cabbage
  Chinese cabbage (PeTsai)
  Collard greens
  Head (green, red)
  Kale
  Kohlrabi
 Savoy
Cardoon
Carrot
Chayote
Celeriac (celery root, knob celery)
Cucurnber
Curly cress
Curly endive (chicory)
Dandelion greens
Dulse
Eggplant
Garden cress
Garlic
Gherkin
Jalapeno pepper
Jicama
Kelp (seaweed)
Lamb's quarters
Leek
Lettuces
 Butterhead
    Bibb
    Boston
    Butterscotch
  Celtuce (stem)
  Iceberg (crisphead)
  Loose-Leaf
     Lamb's
     Matchless
     Oakleaf (green, bronze)
     Prizehead
     Salad bowl
 Red-leaf chicory (Arugula)
 Romaine (cos)
 Roguette
Mung bean sprouts
Onion
Okra
Parsnip
Pumpkin
Rape
Radish
Red sweet pepper
Sea kale
Shallot
Spinach
Squashes
  Acorn
  Alligator
  Banana
  Boston marrow
  Bush
  Buttercup
  Butternut
  Caserta
  Cheese
  Cocozelle
  Connecticut field
  Crookneck
  Cushaw
  Delicious
  Golden nugget
  Hubbard varieties
  Mammoth
  Melopepo
  Mirliton
  Pattypam
  Pumpkin
  Quaker pie
  Queensland blue
  Small sugar
  Spaghetti
  Straightneck
  Table queen
  Turban
  Vegetable spaghetti
  Virginia mammoth
  Whitebush scallop
  Zucchini
String bean
Swiss chard
Tomatillo
Tomato
Turnip greens
Upland cress
Water celery
Watercress
Whitloof chicory (Belgian or French
    endive)
Yucca
Phase 1 Herbs and Spices

    Allspice
    Althea root (tea)
    Angelica
    Anise
    Apple mint
    Balm
    Basil
    Bergamot
    Boneset (tea)
    Borage
    Burdock root (tea)
    Burnet (cucumber flavor)
    Caraway
    Cardamom
    Cassia
    Celery seed
    Chamomile (tea)
    Chervil
    Chicory (in coffee, tea)
    Chive
    Clove
    Comfrey (tea)
    Coriander
    Cumin
    Dill
    Dittany
    East Indian arrowroot
    Fenugreek
    Ginger
    Ginseng (tea)
    Goldenrod (tea)
    Hibiscus (roselle) (tea)
    Horehound
    Horseradish
    Lavender
    Lemon balm (melissa)
    Licorice
    Lovage
    Mace
    Marjoram
    Menthol
    Mint
    Nutmeg
    Oregano
    Paprika
    Parsley
    Peppercorns (black, white)
    Peppermint
    Pimiento
    Rosemary
    Saffron
    Sage
    Savory
    Sorrel (dock)
    Spearmint
    Tarragon
    Thyme
    Tumeric
    Vanilla (bean, extract)

Phase 1 Miscellaneous

    Agar-agar
    Aloe Vera
    Carrageen (Irish moss)
    Green tea
    Ground cherry
    Guava
    Herbal teas
    Pepino (melon pear)
    Rhubarb
    Safflower oil
    Salt (table salt, sea salt)
    Sunflower (seed, oil, meal)
    Tamarind

Phase 1 Animal Products

Any variety of
  Fish
  Shellfish
  Amphibian
Beef
Pork
Lamb
Mutton
Game
Poultry
Eggs
Milk products
   Butter
   Casein (protein)
   Yogurt (live culture, no fruit)

PHASE TWO

Phase 2 Vegetables

Artichoke, globe
Artichoke, Jerusalem (sunchoke)
   Artichoke flour
Avocado
Brussel sprouts
Chinese water chestnuts
Chufa (groundnut)
Mustard greens
Peas
  Black-eyed (cowpea)
  Chickpea (garbanzo)
  Cream
  Field
  Green
  Purple-hull
  Split peas
Potato (waxy white, waxy, red, mealy)

Rutabaga
Satisfy (oyster plane)
Soy products
  Soybean
  Soy Flour
  Soy mink
  Soy oil
  Tofu
Turnip
Phase 2 Fruits

Melons

  Canang
  Casaba
  Cassabanana
  Christmas
  Crenshaw
  Honeydew
  Muskmelon
  Persian
  Santa Claus
  Spanish
  Watermelon

Phase 2 Grains

Cornmeal
Corn oil
Corn starch
Popped corn
Rice
Triticale
Wheat germ
Wild rice

Phase 2 Animal Products

Cheese
  Soft
   American (white, yellow)
   Cream cheese
   Neufchatel
  Hard
   Colby
   Edam

   Gouda
   Monterey Jack
 Whey Cheese
  Gyelost
  Mysost
  Primost
  Ricotta
  Sapsago

 Honey bee pollen

 Phase 2 Miscellaneous

  Bay leaf
  Capers
  Cayenne pepper
  Cinnamon
 Mustard seed
  Nasturtium (leaves, flowers, seeds)  I
  Olives (black, green, ripe)
  Olive oil
 Red pepper
 Sassafras
 Sesame (seed, oil)
 Tabasco sauce
 Tahini

PHASE THREE

 Phase 3 Vegetables

Beans
 Aduki
 Black Turtle
 Fava
 Great Northern
 Green
 Jack
 Kidney
 Lima
 Mung
 Navy
Pinto
 Beet Snap
Carob
Hearts of palm
Lentil (plain, pink)
Masur bean
Palm cabbage
Sago palm (starch)
Sugar beet
Swamp cabbage
Sweet corn (immature)

Phase 3 Grains

Barley
Barley malt
Buckwheat
Grits (hominy)
Kafir
Maltose
Millet
Oats
Rye
Sorghum syrup
Wheat
  Bran (fanna)
  Bulgur
  Flour
    Gluten
    Graham
    Patent
    Whole wheat

Phase 3 Nuts

Almond
Beechnut
Chestnut
Chinquapin
Filbert

Hazelnut
Peanut
Peanut oil
Pine nut
Pinyon (pinon)

Phase 3 Fruits

Apple
Bearberry
Blackberry
Blueberry
Boysenberry
Cherry, West Indian (Barbados, acerola)
Citron
Crabapple
Cranberry
Dewberry
Elderberry
Gooseberry
Huckleberry
Kumquat
Lemon
Lime
Longberry Loquat
May apple
Murcot
Papaya
Pawpaw (custard apple)
Peach
Pineapple
Pomegranate
Rosehips
Sapota
Saskatoon
Sloe plum
Strawberry
Tangelo
Ugli fruit
Wineberry
Youngberry

Phase 3 Miscellaneous

Angostura (bitters)
Apple pectin
Arrowroot
Coffee
Juniper berry
Mate
Wintergreen

Phase 3 Animal Products

Cheese
  Soft
    Cottage Cheese
Cheddar
    Cheddars
    Cheshire
Granular
   Grana
    Parmesan
    Reggiana
    Romano
     Sardo
  Stretched curd
     Caciocavallo
     Mozzarella
     Provolone
     String Cheese

PHASE FOUR

Phase 4 Fruits

Apricot
Banana
Breadfruit
Cantaloupe
Cherry (sour, sweet)
Coconut (oil, meal, milk, meat)
Currant (red, black, white)
Date
Date plum
Fig (all varieties)
Grape (all varieties)
Grapefruit (all varieties)
Kiwi fruit
Loganberry
Mango
Mulberry
Muscadine
Nectarine
Orange (all varieties)
Pear
Persimmon (American,  Japanese)
Plum
Pomelo
Prune
Quince
Raisin (all varieties)
Raspberry (black, purple, red)

Phase 4 Vegetables

Agave
Castor bean and oil
Chinese yam (potato)
Dasheen
Malanga
Manioc
Morel
Mushroom
Name (yampi)
Plantain
Poi
Prickly pear
Tapioca
Taro (root)
Truffle
Yam (sweet potato)
Yautia
 

Phase 4 Nuts

Brazil nut
Butternut
Cashew
Cola nut (cola, kola)
Heartnut
Hickory nut
Litchi nut
Macadamia nut
Pecan
Pistachio
Walnut (black, EngLish)

Phase 4 Sugars

Beet sugar
Cane sugar (turbinado)
Corn sugar ("Cerelose," dextrose, "Dyno")
Corn syrup ("Cartose,"  glucose, "Sweetose")
Honey and related products
  Honey (commercial blended, raw, Tupelo)
  Honeycomb
  Beeswax
Maple Syrup, sugar
Molasses

Phase 4 Miscellaneous

Apple cider
Baker's yeast
Black tea
Brewer's yeast (nutritional yeast)
Buckthom (tea)
Chocolate (cacao)
Cocoa
Cocoa butter
Cream of tartar
Hops (alcohol)
Pickles (cucumber, gherkin)
Vinegar (cider, wine)

Phase 4 Animal Products

Cheese (bacteria-, mold-, or yeast ripened)
  Asiago
  Bel Passe
  Bleu/blue
  Brick Brie
  Camembert
  Emmental
  Gorgonzola
  Gruyere
  Limburger
  Muenster
  Port de salut
  Roquefort
  Stilton
  Swiss


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