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The following is a list of foods that are allowed (legal) and foods that are not allowed (illegal) while following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet™, as outlined in the book,
Breaking the Vicious Cycle
by Elaine Gottschall. The SCD™ is a progressive diet and the introduction of many of these foods should be delayed until healing has taken place, please read the book "Breaking the Vicious Cycle" for further information.

Some general guidelines are, no grains (i.e. rice, wheat, corn, oats, etc.), no processed foods, no starchy vegetables (i.e. potatoes, yams, etc.), no canned vegetables of any kind, no flour, no sugar, no sweeteners other than honey and saccharin, and no milk products except for homemade yogurt fermented for 24 hours, prepared according to the instructions in the book.

This is the SCD Legal/Illegal List with the Most Foods and the Newest Information!

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Food
Legal / Illegal
Note
Date sugar Illegal May be tried after being on the diet for quite sometime and symptom free but it is not recommended.
Dates Legal Medjool and California dates are allowed. They must be loose and not have anything added.
Decaffeinated Products Illegal Decaffeinated products are not legal since the manufacturing process may introduce questionable ingredients or reactions..
Dextrose (contained in commercial products) Illegal The problem with the dextrose and fructose which is being sold as a granulated form as well as the dextrose contained in commercial products is that it is not pure dextrose which should be the same as the single sugar glucose found in fruits and honey.
Dried milk solids Illegal  
Drumsticks Illegal No okra (bhindi) or drumsticks. Since they are a mucilaginous food, they are illegal.
Dry Curd Cottage Cheese (DCCC) Legal
Durum Flour Illegal Its a type wheat grain flour

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