There are so many controversies in debating about having cookies in candida diet. First of all, there are way too many carbs in cookies. Flour, carob chips, etc are all carbs! Carbs turn into blood sugar which turns into blood alcohol and the yeast in your intestines and the yeast in your bloodstream can eat it all. Secondly, many people think that even stevia-sweetened foods can cause an insulin surge. Likewise, it creates an impression of sweetness in the mind which you will seek to fulfill again, causing you to consume more carbs and feed the candida again. Read more..