Can you eat premade foods on the SCD?
- Although being on the SCD really focuses on using whole foods; there are some foods which meet the criteria as being SCD approved but are premade. Below are a list of foods which some of our families on the SCD have done well with. Food companies can change ingredients without notification so always read the label!
- 1 Is coconut flour SCD legal?
- 2 Is Rice allowed on SCD diet?
- 3 Why is honey allowed on SCD?
- 4 Is oatmeal SCD legal?
- 5 Is coconut yogurt SCD legal?
- 6 Is cassava flour hard to digest?
- 7 Is green tea SCD legal?
- 8 Are tomatoes SCD legal?
- 9 Are poppy seeds SCD legal?
- 10 Is Stevia SCD legal?
- 11 Is tapioca flour SCD legal?
- 12 Are chia seeds legal on SCD?
- 13 Are olives SCD legal?
- 14 Is Kefir SCD legal?
- 15 Is cocoa butter SCD legal?
Is coconut flour SCD legal?
Fresh or unsweetened, shredded coconut and coconut flour are all legal.
Is Rice allowed on SCD diet?
No grains of any kind, such as wheat, rice, corn, quinoa, millet, amaranth, buckwheat, amaranth, teff, barley, spelt, rye, oats, and triticale.
Why is honey allowed on SCD?
According the Elaine Gottschall, author of Breaking the Viscous Cycle, ” Honey is legal because, as the book states, it contains only single sugars (monosaccharides) which do not need microvilli enzymes in order for the two sugars of which it is composed to be absorbed into your bloodstream.
Is oatmeal SCD legal?
Because we recognize the importance of soluble fiber, we allow steel-cut and rolled oats on the diet ( SCD does not allow grains of any kind).
Is coconut yogurt SCD legal?
Based on the science of the Specific Carbohydrate diet ( SCD ), coconut yogurt must be homemade. On the Luvele recipe blog we have developed many coconut yogurt recipes however some include ingredients that are not permitted on SCD & GAPS gut healing diets. To eliminate any concern this recipe is 100% compliant.
Is cassava flour hard to digest?
One of cassava’s major downfalls is its content of antinutrients. Antinutrients are plant compounds that may interfere with digestion and inhibit the absorption of vitamins and minerals in the body. These aren’t a concern for most healthy people, but their effects are important to keep in mind.
Is green tea SCD legal?
Green tea is SCD legal, but should be limited to no more than two cups per day.
Are tomatoes SCD legal?
Canned tomatoes are not allowed on SCD typically, but there are brands, like Pomi (pictured below) that have no additives, artificial flavors, or preservatives. The only ingredient is tomatoes. Pomi is not GMO and the box is BPA free.
Are poppy seeds SCD legal?
Poppy seed is legal on the SCD diet.
Is Stevia SCD legal?
It is not SCD legal.” However, on the Elaine’s Children list, she indicated that it might be used in strictly limited quantities for those children who absolutely cannot tolerate either honey or saccharin. Powdered stevia should be approached with extreme caution.
Is tapioca flour SCD legal?
Arrowroot powder, tapioca starch and cassava flour are all Paleo-friendly but are not allowed on the SCD. The only flours allowed on the SCD are nut flours and coconut flour. Maple syrup is allowable on the Paleo diet but not SCD. The only sweetener that can be used on the SCD is honey.
Are chia seeds legal on SCD?
Chia seeds are SCD illegal because they are mucilaginous. What that means is that they form a gel consistency when they come into contact with water. And this gel can feed those little bacteria in the gut that we’re trying to starve by adhering to the SCD.
Are olives SCD legal?
Olives are legal if they do not contain illegal ingredients; read the labels carefully.
Is Kefir SCD legal?
Although kefir is allowed on the diet, Elaine Gottschall was a little concerned over it’s beneficial yeast content and its potentially high lactose content (if made improperly). Yogurt is much easier, because the recipe is cut and dry. Not so with kefir.
Is cocoa butter SCD legal?
Followers of the Specific Carbohydrate Diet are sadly not able to eat chocolate nor are they able to eat cacao powder. BUT happily they are allowed to eat cacao (or cocoa ) butter which is the pure fat extracted from the cacao bean.