I was stuck in an SCD holding pattern for months... and I couldn't figure out what to do to improve and move forward. I learned the hard way how to pinpoint foods that were causing me problems and stopping me from SCD success. After I figured out the basic process I needed to go through to get rid of foods causing a problem, my health advanced quickly and things haven't slowed down since.
SCD Diet Tips
Here's the top five things I did that helped my friends and family understand the SCD diet, and in the end, come to me for help with their health issues.
This mindset shift is the Number 1 most important mindset to starting the SCD Diet right. Here it is: I no longer live to eat, I eat to live!
Commitment to strict adherence on the SCD Diet is the key to healing on the diet. Anyone who doesn't trust the diet will never experience the full benefits.
I came across a great series of 6 articles that explains how and why GERD happens. I think it should be essential reading for anyone on the SCD diet because it explains in very simple terms how and why many people on the typical standard American diet (SAD) have acid reflux and how doctors treat the symptoms with medicine handed to them from the evil pharmaceutical empire. It also helps that the author backs everything up with legit sources and studies.
I’m always on the look out for SCD legal products that can be easily purchased and integrated into my everyday life. Lately, I’ve been looking to spice my diet up a bit (pun intended). So I’ve been doing some research on different spices that I can find in my local grocery and health food stores. One company that I’ve come across and have bought several products from is Frontier Spices.
Carrots take 3 to 4 hours of boiling before they are fully cooked, but not only is it healthier to steam veggies but the best part is it’s faster!
The biggest reason people fail on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet is that they move way too fast and advance through the diet too quickly. Let’s face it, we are all impatient. The first week on the diet is always the hardest for everyone, mostly due to physical symptoms of the bacterial die off… but it can also be the biggest mental challenge you will ever face. We are sick of being sick and want to get better right now!
In Part II we discussed SCD legal wine which is made through the process of fermentation. In this guide will examine SCD legal liquors which are drinkable liquids containing ethanol made by distilling fruits, grains or vegetables. If you missed Part I make sure you go back and re-read it to have a better understanding of how any alcohol affects your digestive system.