The Official Website for The Specific Carbohydrate Diet

Breaking the Vicious Cycle

The Official Website for The Specific Carbohydrate Diet The Official Website for The Specific Carbohydrate Diet


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Reviewed by WG Diehl
November 4th, 2011

There is a lot of nonsense and misinformation being circulated in the name of "better health" these days by people who just want to sell you their product or service. However, this book and the related websites noted within provide a solid foundation on why disaccharide (two sugars) and polysaccharide (many-sugars) foods cause "mysterious" health problems for people.

No matter what health challenges you may face, giving your body a clean simple diet of foods it can readily use could save you thousands of dollars and years of agony. This book is easy to read and explains why poor health can be the result of untolerated foods. Better yet, it tells you what foods are well tolerated and provides plenty of fully nutritious, satisfying meal recipes.

Having the basic biochemistry of sugar and starch digestion explained helped me make some minor dietary changes that I can accept. The whole point of eating is to nourish our bodies, not feed the pathological microbes that make us sick. Eat the right stuff, heal the intestinal lining, rebalance probiotics, restore the immune system, be healthy. This is one of the best no-nonsense health books that I have read in quite some time. Don't let its simplicity and readability fool you. There is some seriously good information in this book.

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I was given Elaine Gottschall's book, "Breaking the Vicious Cycle." I stuck with the instructions and within only a few days, much to my amazement, the bleeding and diarrhea stopped! I've been on this diet for 5 months, following it faithfully and feeling wonderful. All symptoms have disappeared! I am a new person with energy as I never had before.
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- Anonymous
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