It's OK to have fears about the SCD Diet. In fact, a few of these fears stopped me from trying the diet until 30 DAYS AFTER I read BTVC.
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 in which 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.
Shopping for that special someone who follows SCD in your life can cause some heartburn. Some normal gifts become illegal after switching to the SCD lifestyle.
We had the pleasure of having Matt Robinson join us again on the podcast this week as we tackled the topic of “How to Enjoy Family Holidays SCD Style."
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.
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.