Food Products that Contain Yeast

Comments: 2 | January 6th, 2016

Food Products that Contain Yeast

Congratulations on deciding to participate in Yeast-Free With Me! Now, as you begin to think about your shopping list, you may be wondering which foods you need to avoid for the yeast-free diet.

The following food products contain yeast or contribute to yeast overgrowth in the colon and should be avoided:

• Sugar
• All grains – wheat, rye, millet, barley, quinoa, oats, oatmeal, etc…
• Flour – except for almond and coconut flours
• Dairy – except for hard cheeses in moderation, such as Cheddar, Monterey Jack, Parmesan and Swiss
• All potatoes – red, white and sweet
• Pasta – including gluten-free pasta
• Pastries – including gluten-free pastries
• Breads- including gluten-free breads
• Candy – including sugar-free candies
• Alcohol
• Vinegars – except for apple cider vinegar
• Fruit – for the first month of the yeast-free eating program

If you love sugar and carbs, don’t let this list discourage you! There are still lots of healthy, delicious foods that you can eat!

Written By: STEVEN F. HOTZE, M.D.

Steven F. Hotze, M.D., is the founder and CEO of the Hotze Health & Wellness Center, Hotze Vitamins and Physicians Preference Pharmacy International, LLC.


2 thoughts on “Food Products that Contain Yeast

    • Hotze Team

      Dear Vicki,

      Thank you for your comment. Yes, you are correct, mushrooms should be avoided during the yeast-free diet. The list is just a basic list of foods to avoid to help one get started on the eating program.

      Have a wonderful day!


      Hotze Team


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