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Breaking the Vicious Cycle

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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.

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Raisins Try them cautiously.
Rice Illegal Both brown and white rice are illegal.
Rice Bran Illegal

Except as a supplement filler as it is mainly oil.
If one is taking a supplement which has proven to be efficacious, then the small amount of filler within the supplement will probably not have an adverse effect. - Elaine.

Rice Flour Illegal
Ricotta cheese Illegal
Romano cheese May be used occasionally.
Roquefort cheese May be used occasionally.
Rutabaga Also known as swede It is very fibrous, so go slow and be careful.
Rye Illegal
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My 12 year old son was diagnosed with IBD a year ago and we bought the book and started the diet right away. He got immediate relief from his symptoms and although he has had a couple flares, I'm sure if not for this diet, he would be so much worse! The book is easy to follow, contains recipes, and is a wealth of information. The diet is one we should ALL follow, as it eliminates all processed/junk food and focuses on good healthy food. Elaine is a scientist who saw this diet save her daughter and wants to share it with as many others as possible. I strongly recommend it to everyone I know!!
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