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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
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Note
Walnuts Legal Nuts sold in mixtures are not allowed, as most are roasted with a starch coating. Nuts should only be used as nut flour, in recipes, until diarrhea has subsided.
Walnut oil Legal Doesn't withstand heat very well
Wasabi Legal As long as it is in its natural state and hasn't had fillers added by a manufacturer 
Water chestnuts Legal But avoid if you are a beginner on the diet see Water chestnuts
Watercress Legal  
Watermelon Legal  
Wheat Illegal  
Wheat germ Illegal  
Wheat Grass See note Wheat Grass
Wild rice Illegal  
Wine Legal Very dry wine is legal. See, Wines for more information on dry wines.