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And when I say ‘treat’, I mean that loosely. Open Preview See a Problem? It is not the intention of this site to diagnose, prescribe, or replace medical care.

This book h My typical dinner used to be pizza, pasta, or sandwiches, always followed by something sweet–candy, cookies, cake.

The book arrived quickly and in excellent condition. I tried that for a few days, but I got so bloated from just having white rice that I figure I must be better with the SCD diet in Gotschall’s book. Most intestinal microbes require carbohydrates for energy. While this book is not specifically written about autism, there is much evidence that the Specific Carbohydrate Diet will be beneficial to people with autism. This can lead to the formation of acids and toxins which can injure the small intestine.

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But for those with severe intestinal problems, this would definitely be a more natural way to cure their issues rather than living on meds.

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Helping me take back my life. Published August by Kirkton Press first published August I healed through other options. At least that’s been my experience. Oct 12, Brita rated it liked it. The diet is based on the principle that specifically selected carbohydrates, requiring minimal digestion, are well absorbed leaving virtually nothing for intestinal microbes to feed on. Books by Elaine Gottschall. Good luck and vottschall health!

The book is well written, with many, many resources in the end notes. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet works by severely limiting the availability of carbohydrates to intestinal microbes. And, if you find you really just want to have a piece of your best friend’s wedding cake–I say, go for it–if you are ready for the consequences. The allowed carbohydrates are monosaccharides and have a single molecule structure that allow them to be easily absorbed by the intestine wall.

Bottom line, though is will I try it it’s a pretty restrictive diet in the larger scheme of things and will it work?

The author mentions it is possible to be a vegetarian on the diet but says it is out of the scope of this book. I have crohn’s disease.

To Our Continued Success! It is not the intention of this site to diagnose, prescribe, or replace medical care. It is good food for thought.


I feel relatively certain that we will be trying some of those soon. I think I’m really going to have to tackle this way of eating.

I think it is a brreaking good book from that standpoint. A must read for anyone suffering from chronic digestive diseases. To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Be the first to ask a question about Breaking the Vicious Cycle.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet

Again, highly recommended for those suffering from gastro diseases. If you have any questions or concerns about whether the information you encounter relating to SCD is, in fact, accurate, please feel free to contact us. Lots of cooking from scratch!!!

It points out how dietary intervention with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet addresses and often overcomes conditions thought to be at the root of autism spectrum disorders as well as some cases of epilepsy and attention deficit Disorder ADD. She was ahead of her time when she wrote this.