: Richard D Barton
Subject : Just What Is SCD Anyway?
Date : Sat, 1 Dec 2001
I hope that
my 'Subject' has captured your curiosities.
I am not slamming
on anybody so don't cop an attitude. This is just an
observation. Perhaps I am wrong, if so I will go to the corner and
To all who are
following the SCD diet 100% - Wonderful!
To those of
you who are trying to tinker with the diet, put other theories
together and try link all that together so you can try to feel normal.
This diet is called Specific Carbohydrate Diet for a reason. We
carbohydrates very specifically. Why? Because our illnesses make
You are more
complex than any high performance machine. The design of the human
body is so wonderful and complex it is improbable for someone to
stir up a mix
of dietetic theories based on their desire to be 'normal'.
Look, we all
know the 'normal' diet of the last century is killing those who
it. We are not suprised because it is common knowledge. How much
we allow ourselves to consume? How is it that you are here reading
Are not you, or a loved one, sick? If so please read on.
Elaine has expended
a great deal of effort. This effort came in the form of many
late nights sitting up with sick children, and becoming nearly blinded
studies for what? Because she wants you to keep hurting yourself?
I THINK NOT!
This is a life work, not just Elaine's life work, but your life
We have the
benefit, no the privilege, of having her to continue to help us.
very least a grateful person could do is listen and benefit from
the wisdom they
have the privilege to receive.
So what do we
do? I say let's stop trying to modify that which works. The only
way to get better is to get onboard.
I know that
you may have you a question like, Does the diet work? or What if
does not work for me?
I have a question
for you. What if you complied 100% with the diet for a year,
and then asked your questions again? You may be simply surprised.
Bart - The Harpslinger,
UC, Johnston Atoll
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