Do fermented foods cause yeast infections?

“Even a diet high in beneficial fermented foods, like Kombucha, sauerkraut, and pickles, can feed Candida, causing an overgrowth.” Lumping wild fermentation together with cultured foods is a mistake. At Body Ecology, we agree that kombucha can make Candida overgrowth worse. Kombucha contains wild strains of yeast.

Consequently, can Kombucha help with a yeast infection?

However, if you are struggling with any health disorder, you may want to think twice about drinking wildly fermented beverages like kombucha tea. This is especially true if you have a pre-existing Candida yeast infection. This can help to detect small intestinal bacterial overgrowth or a Candida yeast infection.

What are the side effects of kombucha?

Kombucha tea is POSSIBLY UNSAFE for most adults when taken by mouth. It can cause side effects including stomach problems, yeast infections, allergic reactions, yellow skin (jaundice), nausea, vomiting, head and neck pain, and death.

Is Kombucha really good for you?

Kombucha is a fermented tea that has been consumed for thousands of years. Not only does it have the same health benefits as tea, but it's also rich in beneficial probiotics. Kombucha also contains antioxidants, can kill harmful bacteria and may help fight several diseases.