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The following is a list of foods that are allowed (legal) and foods that are not allowed (illegal) while following the Specific Carbohydrate Diet™, as outlined in the book Breaking the Vicious Cycle.

Click on the food items below for more information.

K   (11 items found)

Kale
Kefir Illegal See, Kefir
Ketchup Illegal Commercially prepared ketchup contains sugar and is not allowed. See the gourmet section of the book, Breaking the Vicious Cycle for a ketchup recipe.
Kidney beans (All Types) May be tried when symptom free. Dried legumes must be prepared according to the instructions in the book, Breaking the Vicious Cycle.
Kimchi See Kimchi
Kiwi fruit
Kohlrabi Illegal See Kohlrabi
Konjac Illegal

Also called  konjaku, konnyaku, or the konnyaku potato, or elephant yam. The dried corm of the konjac plant contains around 40% glucomannan gum. See Miracle Noodles.

Kudzu (or kuzu) Illegal It is a mucilaginous herb. Mucilaginous herbs are loaded with starch. This starch is food for the pathogens that the SCD™ is designed to starve out.
Kumquats
KyoGreen powder Illegal
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