The Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Frequently Asked Questions


Discussion Groups

HealingCrow.com
"The Healing Crow Inc. is a grassroots charity with a mission to inform the public about viable non-drug related approaches for treating chronic illnesses. " A great source of information about SCD and adjunct therapies. Click on "SCD Wisdom" to find answers to frequently asked SCD questions. Healing Crow also has its own listserve. For details on how to subscribe, visit the site.

SCDietKids
Started for parents, by parents, and dealing primarily with issues surrounding diet and autism, the founders of this listserv describe it as "a list for the parents of children who are attempting to impliment the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, from Elaine Gottshall's book "Breaking The Vicious Cycle". In an attempt to starve out yeast, heal the gut and rebuild our childrens health." Parents can join and share information and support through email.

Elaine's Children
Elaine's Children is another child-focused listserv offering support for parents with children suffering from both autism and bowel disease, and who are using the Specific Carbohydrate Diet from Elaine Gottshall's book "Breaking The Vicious Cycle" to help their children find health. Parents can join and share information and support through email.

SCDUK Is a Yahoo Groups discussion group for UK SCDers, founded by Ciemon Dunville - long-time member of the LI Listserv. It is a Members Groups, which means you will have to create a Yahoo Groups account to subscribe. Visit their webpage to find subscription information. Information is rated accurate, with long-time SCDers participating.

SCDiet Support Group Is a Yahoo Groups discussion group founded by Kim Hesche - long-time member of the LI Listserv. The purpose of this group is to offer support to those suffering from IBD, IBS, and other digestive disorders and diseases, who are trying to get well through the use of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet as outlined in the book, 'Breaking the Vicious Cycle' by Elaine Gottschall B.A., M.Sc. It is a public group so Everyone is welcome! Information is rated accurate, with long-time SCDers participating.

SCDNZ is a Yahoo Groups group for New Zealanders following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet as described in Elaine Gottschall's book Breaking The Vicious Cycle. It is a members groups so participants must subscribe. Visit their site for subscription information.

SCDOZ is a Yahoo Groups group for Australians following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet as described in Elaine Gottschall's book Breaking The Vicious Cycle - primarily for digestive disorders. It is a members groups so participants must subscribe. Visit their site for subscription information.

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    Dr. Samuel Gee

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