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Breakihg diet to heal the gut. I no longer need to be on the diet, and eat whatever I want now, because the diet has apparently reversed my Crohn’s, as wild as that sounds.

Most intestinal microbes require carbohydrates for energy. I’ve been on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet since and God has used it to change my life.


And, if elwine 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.

It’s like being in a bad relationship! I now know why sugars and starches are very dangerous to my health. This is a resource highly recommended by people whose opinion I trust. May 02, Sharon rated it really liked it Shelves: It gave me power and strength to fight my disease. 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.

My only issue is that the book specifically states that there’s no ctcle plan guide” to follow. My typical dinner used to be pizza, pasta, or sandwiches, always followed by something sweet–candy, cookies, cake.


Trying something for 30 days, even a strict diet, isn’t terribly difficult. For anyone dealing with digestive disorders, this book is highly informative and I recommend it. This book helped me understand how eating the wrong goods effects the gut and what steps one can take to aid the healing process.

Faced with my own diagnosis of diverticular disease, and the medical establishment’s lack of concrete knowledge about what causes it or how to make attacks less likely to occur, I’ve got to explore other options. It looks like the only important thing is to introduce the cottage cheese I am not sure if it can cure you BUT I do hope it can.

A good starting point, but really read “Paleo Solution” and other Primal diet books to get the holistic understanding of removing bad food from your diet and lifestyle changes are just as important; which “Breaking the Vicious Cycle” does not stress lifestyle changes ie: The author begins by explaining some simple biology, what can happen to cause things to go wrong and then how it is perpetuated into a series, chronic problem.

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

For someone new to elimination diets, I didn’t feel like this book beraking a great job of explaining how to start. This book h My typical dinner used to be pizza, pasta, or sandwiches, always followed by something sweet–candy, cookies, cake. I recommend this book for people who might be suffering from things like Crohn’s disease. But it’s also an amazing book.

The book starts off with a history of celiac disease and various scientists who have struggled to find an answer behind a number of gut disorders. Open Preview See a Problem? It requires constant v When I was first sick and hospitalized with a severe case of IBD, a family member provided me this book.


Jul 29, Matthew Murphy rated it liked it. Refresh and try again.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet

Love that it vcious recipes for the SCD diet it talks about. Information published on this Web site is intended to support the book Breaking The Vicious Cycle by Elaine Gottschall and is for information purposes only. It is hard going especially if you have a very fussy eater like we do but the benefits are vottschall worth it. I healed through other options. I rarely ate vegetables or meat. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet prohibits all grains, lactose, and sucrose sugarwhich leaves you with: Kudos to the author!

The history of the medical establishment’s understanding of braeking and other gastro illnesses is fascinating it includes European research which I’ve found hard to come-by up to this book. Helping me take back my life.

This can lead to the formation of acids and toxins which can injure the small intestine. Oct 29, Debra rated it really liked it Shelves: The diet is not easy.

Dec 25, Karine Wegrzynowicz rated it it was amazing. I am glad that I read breakingg book for my own information and would suggest it elajne anyone who has children or loved ones who fall into these categories. Some of the recipes are just plain terrible.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle – The Specific Carbohydrate Diet

cyccle Well, it was good enough for me to read in one evening! Apr 12, Izzie rated it did not like it. Even after reading this book and 3 others on a similar topicI’m still skeptical of the suggested diet.