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They remain in the intestinal tract, thus encouraging microbes to multiply by providing food for them. You can make home-made yogurt and find some good cheeses avoid the soft ones, go with the hard ones.

It is good food for thought. I’m a gottdchall weirded out by the fact that the diet claims to “cure” autism and a few suggestions that childhood vaccines could cause disease.

Then I read this book and realized I had been eating all the wrong things for years. Further debilitation is prevented, weight can return to normal, and ultimately there is a return to health. Bottom line, though is will I try it it’s a pretty restrictive diet in the larger scheme of things and will it work?

She states that the diet might not work for everyone, but it’s is worth it to give it a shot. Dec 25, Karine Wegrzynowicz rated it it was amazing.

Whether or not you choose to try this diet will probably depend on how crappy you feel. SCD is more strict than the Maker’s Diet in some respects, but the firm science behind it spoke louder to me than the biblical interpretations and expensive aromatherapy and cleansing products espoused by the Maker’s Diet.

The Book – Breaking the Vicious Cycle

If hreaking is the first time you are visiting this website, please go to the Beginner’s Guide section to understand how this diet will work for you and help you on your journey to recover. I rarely ate vegetables or meat. This is the book that I use for my diet. It is a diet intended mainly for Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, diverticulitis, cystic fibrosis and chronic diarrhea. This is still an important read for anyone investigating possible diets for IBD.


Aug 20, Catherine rated it it was amazing. However it is a very healthy, balanced and safe diet that has health benefits for breajing. Do yourself a huge favor and give it a shot. But it’s also an amazing book. 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.

Feb 18, Rochelle Roth rated it really liked it Shelves: Lists with This Book. Good luck and good gotschall Just a moment while cyle sign you in to your Goodreads account. This book helped me understand how eating the wrong goods effects the gut and what steps one can take to aid the healing process.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet

There is a wealth of information toward the back of the book, including a recipe section that seems to go on forever. It requires constant vigilance. Be the first to ask a question about Breaking the Vicious Cycle.

Most of the recipes include yogurt which I am not sure he can handle so we will have to use the ones that are with out it until he has been on the diet a while. No trivia or quizzes yet. Carbohydrates are classified by their molecular structure. He has been gfcfsf for a while now and that has helped a lot but he still isn’t well yet so we figured we should try this.

While I respect this book and would highly recommend it to any other sufferers of digestive disorders, there are some not so great things about it. There have been some people who report improvements in ASD children who follow the Specific Carbohydrate Diet set forth in the book along with people who have serious GI disease.

Personally, I don’t see that being a vegetarian would at all be possible, and even having an egg allergy will make this very strict, very limiting diet – incredibly difficult to maintain.

This book has changed my diet for the better, though it requires monumental effort. I am not satisfied with this book.


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

To me, this is not an abundant life and there are other options out there to explore. My typical dinner used to be pizza, pasta, or sandwiches, always followed by something sweet–candy, cookies, cake.

I have never felt more “normal” energetic and content than I have since eating this way! Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Your doctor or nutrition expert should be consulted before undertaking a change of diet.

This book h Xycle typical dinner used to be pizza, pasta, breakimg sandwiches, always followed by something sweet–candy, cookies, cake. 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. Yup, most of the food that we eat every day–food that is even “good for us” except that, in those suffering from a sick gut, etc.

It requires constant v When I was first sick and hospitalized with a dlaine case of IBD, a family member provided me this book. The allowed carbohydrates are monosaccharides and have a single molecule structure that allow them vvicious be easily absorbed by the intestine wall. The history of the medical establishment’s understanding of celiac and other gastro illnesses is fascinating it includes European research which I’ve found hard to come-by up to this book.

However, I appreciate that the author points out that if you have zero positive effect after 30 days, then the diet breeaking for you. Nov 18, Carol rated it liked it. The book is well written, with many, many resources in the end notes. Apparently, there has been much research done over the years concerning the digestive system and our health.

Our modern diet including starches, grains, pasta, gottzchall, and breads has only been consumed for a elajne 10, years. My diet, as recommended to me by my Gastroenterologist, would only serve the purpose of keeping me ill for the rest of my life.