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My only issue is that the book specifically states that there’s no “meal plan guide” to follow. To ask other readers questions about Breaking the Vicious Cycleplease sign up. In time, you may find some restaurants you can go to now and then Greek is a good choice! You can read the foreword to the book, also check out the reviews in the testimonial section.

The language used is easy to understand so you don’t have to have ny degree in biochemistry to understand. This means NO sugar, no wheat, no rice, no corn, no potatoes, no beans Why continue your love affair with food if it’s ruining your health–and probably, by extension, your enjoyment of life!? It’s cicious going to be easy. Check out the Recipe of the Month! 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 bj 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 teh fellow readers and implement it’s if this diet who have 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 Jul 29, Matthew Murphy rated it liked it.


Nor is it particularly inexpensive though when you figure how little you’ll be eating out, the cost is pretty much tbe

While I respect this book and would highly recommend it to any other sufferers of digestive disorders, there are some not so great things about it. Your doctor or nutrition expert should be consulted before undertaking a change of diet. Again, highly recommended for those suffering from gastro diseases.

Nov 11, Susan Marvin rated it it was amazing. Since I’ve only had intermittent results ma I finished with this book a while ago. Breaking the Vicious Cycle is scientific in explanation, but on a level of accessibility most readers should be able to understand and absorb.

Nov 14, Geoff rated it liked it. Brreaking really thought the book was very technical and at times it was hard for me but I did get a lot of understanding of the problem with carbs. It gave me power and strength to fight my disease.

Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. I’ve been on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet since and God has used it to change my life. I am not sure if it can cure beraking BUT I do hope it can. The Specific Carbohydrate Diet works by severely limiting the availability of carbohydrates to intestinal microbes. I now know why sugars and starches are very dangerous to my health. As a Crohn’s sufferer, cyclee book is a godsend!

My typical dinner used to be pizza, pasta, or sandwiches, always followed by something sweet–candy, cookies, cake.

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet

The author goes into a lot of detail with biological evidence, etc. Then I read this book and realized I had been eating all the wrong things for years.

Personally, I don’t see that being a vegetarian would at all be possible, and even having an egg allergy will make this very strict, very limiting diet – incredibly difficult to maintain. The author mentions it is possible to be a vegetarian on the diet but says it is out of the scope of this book. Thus, you must eliminate all those offending carbs from your diet.


I healed through other options. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Mar 18, Elizabeth rated it really liked it.

I am able to live an active life and have even come to the point where I can cheat occasionally with no side effects. I have never felt more “normal” energetic and content than I have since eating this way!

This is still an important read for anyone investigating possible diets for IBD. Your doctor or nutrition expert should be consulted before undertaking a change of diet.

While this book is not specifically written about autism, there is much evidence t Let me say that this is a frightening book. I have crohn’s disease. But the main thrust of it is that, in order to gain healing in the digestive system, we need to eat foods that require little or no digestion. Breaking the Vicious Cycle is available online via Amazon.

While this book is not specifically written about autism, there is much evidence that the Specific Carbohydrate Diet will be beneficial to people with autism. Intestinal problems are not the most romantic thing to talk about, but I wanted to share my experience with everyone because this diet has truly made my life SO much better!!!

Breaking the Vicious Cycle – The Specific Carbohydrate Diet

I’ll update if appropriate. One major problem with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet is the lack of information for how to handle an egg allergy.

On the other hand, the honey-garlic spare ribs were unbelievably easy to make and delicious. Faced with my own diagnosis flaine diverticular disease, and the medical establishment’s lack of concrete knowledge about what causes it or how to make attacks less likely to occur, I’ve got to explore other options.