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More sympathetic and talking to us the readers as a whole as opposed to sometimes a tad bit for parents oriented. A must read for anyone suffering from chronic digestive diseases.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet

I’m a bit confused about how one implements this diet beyond the intro diet the first days, for which the book does offer a meal planand how to add new foods. There are some interesting recipes here though. He advised me to stay away from raw vegetables and meat, the “hard to digest” foods he thought e,aine tax my digestive system. Once bacteria multiply within the small intestine, they can gttschall the enzymes on the intestinal cell surface, preventing carbohydrate digestion and absorption.

The Book – Breaking the Vicious Cycle

This means NO sugar, no wheat, no rice, no corn, no potatoes, no beans If you are suffering, and especially if the doctors have told you there is “nothing wrong” except a little IBS, do try this so long as you HAVE ruled out the other things that could be wrong, of course. Bottom line, though is rbeaking I try it it’s a pretty restrictive diet in the larger scheme of things and will it work? Nov 18, Carol rated it liked it. 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.


I tried that for a few days, but I got so bloated from just having white te that I figure I must be better with the SCD diet in Gotschall’s book. This can lead to the formation of acids and toxins which can injure the small intestine.

You’ll spend of time with produce–which is really how things should be anyway. Jul 26, Kevin rated it it was amazing. Anyway, I waited to post my review since I’ve been trying the diet during the interim. The coconut-honey candy balls were a disappointingly goopy waste of honey. 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.

Nov 14, Geoff rated it liked it. The diet is not easy. After two and a half years dealing with my own digestive disorder, I just learned I have been eating the absolute worst things I could possibly attempt For anyone dealing with digestive disorders, this book is highly informative and I recommend it. Refresh and try again. 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!

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! She was ahead of her time when she wrote this. 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.

As such on my alternative healing journey, I ended up using quite a few of the suggestions and recipes provided by Elaine.

I love this book. If this 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 Check out the Recipe of the Month!

Jun 02, Jeff rated it it was amazing. I want ice cream!!!

Just a moment while tottschall sign you in ctcle your Goodreads account. After two and a half years dealing with my own digestive disorder, I just learned I have been eating the absolute worst things I could possibly attempt to eat. Love that it includes recipes for the SCD diet it talks about. I bought this book to get an idea of what the Specific Carbohydrate Diet is like, since I’m dealing with some digestive issues that elanie paleo diet has not been sufficient in healing.


This book offers barely any vegetarian alternatives, with almost every recipe bulked out using meat, fish, eggs or dairy. Also, there is another system of thought out there if you have IBS that is pretty much contradictory to this diet except for the lactose aspect where you can have rice and bread but must avoid nuts and gottscyall, etc. Now, before you think this is the end of the world–or, at least, of delicious food, there are lots of recipes that are pretty darn tasty.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle is scientific in explanation, but on a level of accessibility most readers should be able to understand and absorb. The reason I don’t have it as a 4 or 5 star is because this diet is so strict and it advocates for a lifelong lifestyle change.

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. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet corrects malabsorption, allowing nutrients to enter the bloodstream and be made available to the cells of the body, thereby strengthening the immune system’s ability to fight. We have given this information to help you get started, but to fully implement and understand the diet it is essential to read the book carefully.

Jan 30, Waseem rated it liked it.