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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!

Click on the letters below for other sections of the list.

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Food
Legal / Illegal
Note
Raisins Legal Try them cautiously.
Rennet Legal  
Rhubarb Legal  
Rice Illegal Both brown and white rice are illegal.
Rice Bran Illegal

Except as a supplement filler as it is mainly oil.
If one is taking a supplement which has proven to be efficacious, then the small amount of filler within the supplement will probably not have an adverse effect. - Elaine.

Rice Flour Illegal  
Ricotta cheese Illegal  
Romano cheese Legal May be used occasionally.
Roquefort cheese Legal May be used occasionally.
Rosemary Legal  
Rutabaga Legal Also known as swede It is very fibrous, so go slow and be careful.
Rye Illegal