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What can you eat on the Specific Carbohydrate Diet?

One of the topics I covered in my presentation at the 2019 Nutrition Symposium at Seattle Children’s Hospital was the misperception that SCD is a diet deprived of joy and lacking in nutrients. This is a common concern amongst GI doctors and perspective diet users, who have a hard time imagining “what the heck is there left to eat” after removing all grains and after limiting the allowed selection of most other food groups.

To help demonstrate my talking points I included collages of SCD foods that were all prepared by the parents of SCD Families in my presentation. When looking at the exquisite colorful variety of the foods we make for our families those concerns are replaced with amazement.

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