BreakingTheViciousCycle.info was launched in July, 2003 and is Elaine's
personal web site, dedicated to information found in the book by
the same title, by Elaine Gottschall. It provides information and
guidance for those considering the SCD or beginning
the diet, acts as a hub for all the support groups/ list serves
that are true to SCD as described in Elaine's book, is an accessbile
resource for all aspects of the SCD, and provides additional information
to support the book. The
main features of the site are: The Beginners Guide; The Knowledge
Base (contains FAQ's and
Illegal list; a list of online Support Groups; a Search (making
it easy to locate information wherever it is located on the site);
and a News section reporting all the latest developments in the
Raman Prasad has compiled a huge list of recipes from scdiet.org
and visitor contributions and formatted them for individual printing!
In addition, scdrecipe.com features a delightfully pithy and insightful
journal on IBD-related topics! In early 2003, Raman published a
moving book about his battle with UC and how he found the SCD, titled
& Me: A Story Of Recovery". In 2008 Raman published
a second book, "Recipes
for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet: The Grain-Free, Lactose-Free,
Sugar-Free Solution to IBD, Celiac Disease, Autism, Cystic Fibrosis,
and Other Health Conditions".
Fellow SCD'er, Lucy Rosset, has written a wonderful book with delicious
recipes and runs a web site called lucyskitchenshop.com
to sell the book she has written and published, as well as other
SCD-related goods including: yogurt makers, ground nuts, and more!
Her recipes are great!! She also has a "mirror site" at
SCDiet.com is the first site dedicated to promoting Elaine Gottschall's
book, Breaking The Vicious Cycle. The site contains the full text
from the first chapter of the book, and more. This site also sells
VHS videos of Elaine, Romper El Circulo Vicioso (BTVC in
Spanish), and much more. This site is managed by John Chalmers.
SCD in Danish
Mik Aidt, the founder of SCDiet.org,
also maintains a wealth of information in Danish.
of Peristalsis (also known as Flog)
Mike Simons documented his SCD-based daily regimen for remission
of IBD in a food log (abbreviated as flog). He often included recipes,
photos, as well as other topics of interest (2000-2009).
Jasmine's gluten-free food log, recipes, and adventures with IBS
Hillel's web site enables anyone to add a recipe directly to the
site. In addition the recipes can be searched by available ingredients.
The FoodRX Project
Finn Haley's very professional web site offers personal information about his success with SCD (food as therapy) and other therapies, as well as links to doctor listings, and more.
Seth Barrows manages The Healing Crow, a nonprofit corporation dedicated
to increasing public awareness about non-drug treatments for chronic
illnesses, which encourages patients to objectively examine their
health and take on a more active role. Healing Crow contains vast
amounts of information regarding SCD, Paleo diets, and more, and
even has its own Yahoo! Groups listserve. Be
sure to check out "SCD
Wisdom", a search engine for Elaine's posts to the SCD
Long Island listserve. Healing Crow also maintains a Yahoo discussion
group and mailing list.
Jan Locker's collection of SCD recipes for meals she cooks for her
friend Laurel. Her recipe book can be purchased via Jan's web site,
1 week of being on the diet I started to feel my symptoms of crohn's
colitis; cramps decreasing, urgency going away, I was actually getting
sleep at night for more than 2 hours, the night sweats were decreasing
in severity with all this said I noticed something positive was
going on in my body..."
Breaking The Vicious Cycle Website
"t" is in Canada and maintains a useful SCD site with
lots of FAQ.
SCD Friends support group and site
Headed by Kay Stence since 2000.
Laura Tanzer documented her daily trials and tribulations concerning
IBS in an IBS log (abbreviated as ibslog; 2000-2004).
This is a browser-based archive or forum of questions, support,
recipes, and links for SCDers.
Iris manages a site formerly managed by Eric. Entirely in German,
Iris also maintains her own food
diary, or "tagebuch".
Find out about SCD in the UK through this friendly, informative
and easy to use site. Meet some of their group and see if their
experiences match yours, locate UK resources, search an online database
for beginners, and more.
SCDietsite.com is in Spanish, and includes translation of entire
first chapter of Breaking The Vicious Cycle en español.
Additional links to other sites. ¡Visitelo!
SCD in Finnish
Kirsi in Finland has created a Finnish SCD site.
Autism and the SCD blog
Marjan and Nick (Netherlands) track their progress with the SCD
and Autism (2004-2008).
Kids, SCD, and ASD
A web site for parents of children with ASD.
Jacqueline (a French-speaking SCD listserve member) maintains RegimeGS.com,
with quick-reference SCD card-lists of allowed/not-allowed foods,
tips, how-to, recipe links, and more.
SCD in Holland
Ed in the Netherlands runs a site which focuses on his experiences
with the SCD and other treatments, called Newtreatments.org.
Kosher SCD supplies and ready-made goodies for purchase online!
They sell Elaine's book, Rochel Weiss' own book, and more.