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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
Kale Legal  
Kefir See note See Kefir
Ketchup Illegal Commercially prepared ketchup contains sugar and is not allowed. See the gourmet section of the book, Breaking the Vicious Cycle for a ketchup recipe.
Kidney beans Legal (All Types) May be tried when symptom free. This is a very advanced food and caution is advised. Dried legumes must be prepared according to the instructions in the book, Breaking the Vicious Cycle.
Kimchi Legal See Kimchi
Kiwi fruit Legal  
Kohlrabi Illegal  See Kohlrabi
Kombucha squash Legal  
Kombucha tea Illegal  
Kudzu (or kuzu) Illegal It is a mucilaginous herb. Mucilaginous herbs are loaded with starch. This starch is food for the pathogens that the SCD™ is designed to starve out.
Kumquats Legal  
KyoGreen powder Illegal  

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