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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
Garbanzo beans Illegal  
Garfava flour Illegal Made from two types of beans, Garbanzo beans and Fava beans, neither are SCD™legal.
Garlic Legal Use fresh garlic; garlic powders have starch added as anti-caking agents. You may also make your own garlic powder from fresh garlic by dehydrating it and grinding it yourself.
Guar Gum Illegal  
Gelatin (unflavored) Legal It is a denatured protein that has lost its tertiary structure although it is not the best protein.
Ghee Legal It's clarified butter
Gin Legal Only have it occasionally.
Ginger Legal  
Gjetost cheese Illegal  
Glucose candy Illegal Contains granulated glucose is known to contains other sugars in addition to glucose.
Glycerin Legal Since glycerin is not a sugar to begin with, the "ol" at the end does not make it a sugar alcohol. Glycerin is considered to belong to the fat family. So does glycerol.
Glycerol Legal Since glycerin is not a sugar to begin with, the "ol" at the end does not make it a sugar alcohol. Glycerin is considered to belong to the fat family. So does glycerol.
Goatein Illegal It is a Protein powders that contains Bifidobacteria Bifidum. Protein Powders are a bad idea in any case as they're generally oxidized cholesterol - damaged by heat. - Deborah
Goji Berries Illegal  
Gorgonzola cheese Legal May be used occasionally.
Gouda cheese Legal May be used occasionally.
Granulated glucose Illegal It is known to contains other sugars in addition to glucose.
Grape juice Legal White or dark grape juice is allowed. We use Welch's bottled grape juice, as it has been checked out and does not have sugar added. Avoid frozen grape juice, it usually has sugar added. Juice should be diluted with water before drinking.
Grapefruit Legal  
Grapefruit juice See Note Only legal if fresh. Frozen, or canned grapefruit juice is not allowed. Juice should be diluted with water before drinking.
Grapes Legal  
Grapeseed oil Legal  
Green tea Legal Limited to 2 cups per day.
Gruyere cheese Legal  
Guava Legal  
Gums Illegal All gums are illegal.

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