Candida is a member of the Saccharomycetes class in the kingdom Fungi. Yeast lives practically everywhere on the planet and can derive its nutrients from most organic sources. This means that anything that is or has been alive can support yeast. Given the right conditions for growth and replication, yeast is capable of almost explosive growth.
Candida lives inside everyone, aiding nutrient absorption and digestion. It seldom takes over the entire body, but when it does the consequences are horrific. It can only achieve such a disproportionate state if the environment for its growth is excellent, and if the defense mechanisms of the body are severely compromised or absent.
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