The practice of Neti (Sanskrit for nasal cleansing) has been used in eastern cultures by practitioners of Ayurveda and Yoga in India for thousands of years and is finally starting to catch on in the western cultures as a way to combat allergy and sinus problems, as well as aid in prevention of virus’s that enter the body through the nose and mouth.
Week 3 Summary: Following up from last week I successfully traveled home for the weekend (a 5 hour road trip). During the week I made extra large batches of meat, veggies and fruit. I put enough for four meals in some Tupper ware and packed them in a cooler using some ice packs. I was then able to eat eggs in the morning and have a standard lunch and dinner for both Saturday and Sunday.
Co-Founder of SCD Lifestyle Steve Wright has finally broken down and started his path to intestinal healing. These series of weekly posts will take you through his experiences, thoughts, and struggles on the SCD diet. This is his week 2 summary as he transitions into Phase 1 and out of the Intro Diet.
Alcohol is a very controversial subject that has plenty of scientific studies that could be used to argue both sides until your blue in the face. I’m going to try and present as much of an unbiased look into the effects of alcohol on the digestive tract as possible and how that relates to the SCD Diet.
Co-Founder of SCD Lifestyle Steve Wright has finally broken down and started his path to intestinal healing. After many years of undiagnosed digestive warfare in his body, these series of weekly posts will take you through his experiences, thoughts, and struggles on the SCD diet. Today is day 6 on the SCD diet, I have successfully survived 4 days on the intro diet and I’m now transitioning into phase one of the diet. Other than making quite a mess of my kitchen everything went smoothly.
What kind of a trial period does it take to be able to integrate the SCD diet into my lifestyle and have it be normal? The scientific research tells us that on average its going to take about 66 days to adapt to a new habit and SCD wisdom tells us that we should expect to have a slight relapse in our health somewhere around 60-90 days, then it is clear that 30 days is not going to be enough.
Top 5 SCD Diet Tips for Traveling on a Plane. I made a trip out to Arizona that included a 5 hour flight on the way there. Here’s how I was able to pull it off:
The over reliance on processed food during these weeks can create several potential problems when it comes to dealing with relatives and your SCD quest to heal your gut. Friends and family always “know” best and the first thing I always hear is why I need carbohydrates and then they proceed to need to know all about my specific experiences and the ins and outs of the diet. Lately in an effort to encourage my friends and family to rethink their relationship with grains I’ve resorted to higher level facts about processed carbs and the effects they have on the human body. This is the best article I found to date that can give a SCD’er ten quick points to talk about or even send them the link and ask them to go read the article.