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This week on the show, we were pleased to be joined by our friend Tiffany Reilly. She had lifelong GI problems (they told her it was IBS) until a hospital stay where she learned it was actually Crohn’s disease. After trying many combinations of conventional drugs she found the Specific Carbohydrate Diet and decided to give it a shot.
She had to overcome several large obstacles along the way. For instance, she couldn’t even go shopping to get the food to start the diet she was so sick! After that, she had to learn to cook from scratch and then she made a brave decision against her doctors wishes to stop taking Pentasa.
But just over 6 months after she started, she converted her entire family over, including her young son. Not only that but she is the owner of the SCD Support Group on Facebook and also moderates on other Crohn’s and Colitis discussion boards. I think you are going to find her story inspiring and her unique experience helping others on a daily basis very value added.
On This Podcast, We Cover:
1:13 Tiffany shares her story
7:01 Her experience starting SCD
13:00 Tiffany’s decision to stop Pentasa
22:54 The #1 problem she hears from others about SCD
28:43 Learning to cook should be fun
35:30 Should your family and kids do SCD?
43:28 Her #1 piece of advice for SCD
Thanks to everyone for the questions, keep them coming! We will start answering them soon. If you haven’t submitted your questions, take a moment and go here.
P.S. – If you are anything at all like Tiffany or us and are looking for a source to teach you how to cook natural foods, look no further than our book! One of our biggest goals for the book was to make sure we covered the cooking in depth to save others time, money and embarrassment. Go here to learn more.