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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
Natural Flavors Illegal "Natural flavoring" can be used to refer to anything, including the chemicals coming from big "flavor" companies which sell chemicals to food processors.
Natural cheeses Legal See the appendix of the book, Breaking the Vicious Cycle, for a complete list of allowable cheeses.
Navy beans Legal Dried legumes must be prepared according to the instructions in the book, Breaking the Vicious Cycle.
Nectarines Legal  
Nettles Illegal Adverse effects from consuming nettle tea can range from upset stomach to burning sensations in the skin, difficulty in urination and bloating.
Neufchatel cheese Illegal  
Noni Juice Illegal  
Nopal Illegal It contains mucilaginous polysaccharides.
Nutmeg Legal  

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