I've used a strict diet, antifungals, enzymes, still there, finally Formula SF722, and now reading benefits of taking Kefir, making homade yogurt, alkalining the body, fermenting own veggies. Idea, to build up the good bacteria and keeping the body alkaline, not acid. Candida/yeast can not live in alkaline,
The reason you are taking kefir and fermented veggies is because they produce ACIDS that control the Candida. Candida thrives in an alkaline pH.
As far as trying to alkalinize the body I address this here: