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I tried that for a few days, but Elaind got so bloated from just having white rice that I figure I must be better with the SCD diet in Gotschall’s book.

Apr 07, Claudio rated it it was ok Shelves: When you establish the discipline to eliminate the foods that don’t agree with you’ll find you feel so much healthier and energetic. At least that’s been my experience. I’ll update if appropriate.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet

Again, highly recommended for those suffering from gastro diseases. The author goes into a lot of detail with biological evidence, etc. I’ll review this soon. I rarely ate vegetables or meat. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet prohibits all grains, lactose, and sucrose sugarwhich leaves you with: I personally would be miserable if I gottwchall on this diet longer than say 3 months.

This book h My typical dinner used to be pizza, pasta, or sandwiches, always followed by something sweet–candy, cookies, cake. 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. Jun 01, Suzanne rated it really liked it. May 17, Karen rated it liked it.

Nor is it particularly inexpensive though when you figure how little you’ll be eating out, the cost is pretty much off-set! Complex carbohydrates that are not easily digested feed harmful bacteria in our intestines causing them to overgrow producing by products and inflaming the intestine wall. I am not some amazing person who has tons of culinary skill or patience with cooking, shopping or not eating out. Licensees are required to use the trademark and copyright material in a manner which teh consistent with the SCD diet and program described in the Breaking the Vicious Cycle book.

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The cramps were incredible.

elaien Published August by Kirkton Press first published August She was ahead of her time when she wrote this. Jun 30, Christine rated it it was amazing.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet by Elaine Gottschall

As such on my alternative healing journey, I ended up using quite a few of the suggestions and recipes provided by Elaine. Nothing will ever come close to a tasty tortilla chip or fresh baked bread, but you can supplement with almond flour which is expensive but a little goes a long way! The book arrived quickly and in excellent condition. Your doctor or nutrition expert should be consulted before undertaking a change of diet.

If you are curious, you can go to Gotschall’s website or type in “Specific Carbohydrate Diet” in Google and a bunch of stuff will come up without you even having to invest in the book. For someone new to elimination diets, I didn’t feel like this book did a great job of explaining how to start.

I now know why it’s not just wheat, but ANY grain that causes my suffering.

Researching about potential causes of celiac and other gastro diseases online, I ran across several references to this book. Jan 30, Waseem rated it liked it. Helping me take back my life. It is frustrating that there is antidotal evidence of the incredible effect eliminating specific foods from your diet can have on IBS, but the medical community doesn’t acknowledge it or share this information with patients. The bulk of the book is recipes and appendices, so this is a fairly quick read.


Breaking the Vicious Cycle is available online via Amazon. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Refresh and try again. It is not the intention of this site to diagnose, prescribe, or replace medical care.

Apr 28, Libby rated it it was amazing Shelves: Jul 26, Kevin rated it it was amazing. You’ll spend of time with produce–which is really how things should be anyway. It is good food for thought. Let me say that this is a frightening book. Jul 29, Matthew Murphy rated it liked it. You will have to give up a lot of foods that you love–but that don’t love you back! Trivia About Breaking the Vici Open Preview See a Problem?

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As the microbes decrease due to lack of food, their harmful by-products also diminish. PaperbackTenth Anniversary Editionpages.

Thus, you must eliminate all those offending carbs from your diet. The book editing is poor, with some pages tumbling into ever smaller fonts from paragraph to paragraph. I now know why sugars and starches are very dangerous to my health. My symptoms have vanished, except for twice when I let someone else cook something for me. Most importantly, most people who make the change in their diet will Gottschall need to continue medications at all, or as often.

Even if you do not suffer from intestinal issues yourself, chances are you know a friend or family member who is even if they are suffering silently! The diet proposes that certain carbohydrates cannot break down properly in certain people, leading to various diseases of the gut and, since there is a clear brain-gut correlation, this can sometimes manifest as ADHD, etc.