The Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Frequently Asked Questions


Elaine writes:
When you receive the book, you will find that white navy beans (peabeans) are allowed plus dried limas and lentils. However, because I have never been able to find out what the molecular structure of the starch is in the pintos, I do not allow them. The black beans may be tried slowly after one has shown improvement - about the third month. You will be surprised as to how much you can do with the navy beans. If you're interested in seeing pictures of legal beans, please visit the beans page at

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    Dr. Samuel Gee

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