Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet [Elaine Gottschall] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Provides information on the. Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet Elaine Gottschall, offers us an easy-to-read book on reversing colitis, Crohn’s disease, celiac responded to a gluten free diet, diverticulitis and other diet-related digestive ailments. free diet, low in sugar and lactose. It was developed by Dr. Sidney. Haas , Elaine Gottschall published “Breaking the Vicious Cycle”, after her daughter’s.

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Maybe if I were to truly and faithfully and completely adhere to the strict rules, I might get results, but for me the stress of managing a very strict regimen like that beeaking any benefits I might see from the actual diet.

Sep 02, Kathryn rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: When carbohydrates are not digested, they are not absorbed. Experiment until you find what works for you, and equip yourself with alternate sources of recipes to compensate for the flops. Bottom line, though is will I try it it’s a pretty restrictive diet in the larger scheme of things vicioous will it work?

My only issue is that the book specifically states that there’s no “meal plan guide” to follow. Aug 20, Catherine rated it it was amazing. Apr 12, Izzie rated it did not like it. Good luck and good health!

Breaking the Vicious Cycle is scientific in explanation, but on a level of accessibility most readers should be able to understand and absorb. I personally would be miserable if I was on this diet longer than say 3 months.

Some of the recipes are just plain terrible. The book starts off with a history of celiac disease and various scientists who have struggled to find an answer behind a number of gut disorders.


Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet

This book offers barely any vegetarian alternatives, with almost every recipe bulked out using meat, fish, eggs or dairy. I read this book so that we could start this diet for Alex.

I am not satisfied with this book. This is still an important read for anyone investigating possible diets for IBD.

Mar 18, Elizabeth rated it really liked it. Most intestinal microbes require carbohydrates for energy. It is good food for thought. There are quite a few testimonials of people who have been healed of that disease by following this diet. Both times despite asking several times about the restrictions, they made a last minute gottschalll in the recipe and unawares added something with starch in it.

The Book – Breaking the Vicious Cycle

You can read the foreword to the book, also check out the reviews in the testimonial section. Information published fre this Web site is intended to support the book Breaking The Vicious Cycle by Elaine Gottschall and is for information purposes only.

I’ve been on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet since and God has used it to change my life. I bought this book to get an idea of what the Specific Carbohydrate Diet is like, since I’m dealing with some digestive issues that a paleo diet breakiing not been sufficient in healing.

One major problem with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet is the lack of information for how to handle an egg allergy.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle – The Specific Carbohydrate Diet

My symptoms have vanished, except for twice when I let someone else cook something for me. The recommendations were good but frank and blunt nothing wrong in that but like when recommending a host of recipes seemed to just JUMP IN vs abit more empathetic approach to a very strict regime But nevertheless a priceless ray of hope and solution to many like me that need something like this and for it to truly work I’d love to hear from fellow readers and implement it’s if this diet who gottscall IBD and more specifically Ulcerative Colitis – please share I’d love to hear and exchange idea in the comments section below – even your encouragement will be highly appreciated and valued I really thought the book was very technical and at times it was hard for ekaine but I did get a lot of understanding of the problem with carbs.


He has been gfcfsf for a while now cgcle that has helped a lot but he still isn’t well yet so we figured we should try this. If you are curious, you can go to Gotschall’s website or type in “Specific Carbohydrate Diet” in Google and a bunch of stuff will come up without you even having to invest in the book. Helping me take back my life. I think even a l Well, it was good enough for me to read in one tottschall Lots of cooking from scratch!!!

Freee 02, Sharon rated it really liked it Shelves: They remain in the intestinal tract, thus encouraging microbes to multiply by providing food for them.