Canned fruit in syrups (syrups may contain “illegal” ingredients/sweeteners) Homemade spices and salad dressings without sickle cell disease Illegal foods are legal. Recipes are available online and in specialized cookbooks Most teas and coffee are allowed. For more information, see the legal/illegal list on the Breaking the Cycle website. Swiss chard (red, green, rainbow and Swiss). Swiss chard is similar to spinach/celery, so it is legal. It also reminds me a bit of the cabbage family, so use with caution when gas is still an issue – Elaine Below is a list of allowed (legal) foods and foods that are not allowed (illegal) while following the specific carbohydrate diet™, as described in the book Breaking the Vicious Cycle. Check out the legal/illegal list on the Breaking the Cycle website for full details on each vegetable. The full list of legal/illegal foods can be found here. Do not use commercial products containing additives, preservatives, sugar and other illegal sickle cell foods. Apple juice, soda, beer, brandy, instant coffee, decaffeinated products, grapefruit juice (legal if fresh), concentrate juice, liquors, pineapple juice, Port wine, sake, sherry, V8 juice, sauerkraut, kimchi, cucumbers and other fermented foods are allowed as long as they are produced without illegal SCD food or added sugar.
Canned tuna wrapped in water or its own juice is legal. Wine and whiskey are legal, brandy and sherry are not. For more information on individual alcoholic beverages, please see the legal/illegal list on the Breaking the Cycle website. Any fresh or frozen meat without illegal SCD ingredients. Carefully check labels for additives in solutions. Favorite organic. Sickle cell disease has undergone many changes over the years and continues to be modified by individuals based on how different people react to different foods. Below is a table of the classic foods listed in the specific carbohydrate diet, with notes based on new research from our medical center and others. None with an illegal SCD starch coating or that may contain illegal ingredients used in the roasting process (as is the case with most commercial mixed nuts). Knowing what you can and can`t eat with the SCD diet can seem complicated! In this short guide, we list all legal and illegal foods (according to dietary principles). Finally, a list of SCD diet foods to pin to your fridge! Most vinegars are legal, with the exception of balsamic vinegar (except homemade; some recipes exist online). No milk and cream products (although it is acceptable to use them to make homemade yogurt).
No soft cheese, except dry cottage cottage cheese (DCCC). From the refrigerator only without adding ingredients such as original Tropicana chestnuts, flax seeds, hemp seeds, hemp protein, seed butter, seed flour, sesame oil, coconut oil, olive oil and all walnut oils. (e.g. corn oil, linseed oil, butter, ghee, grape seed oil, olive oil, walnut oil, etc.). All-natural nut butter can be better tolerated in the initial phase. All nuts, including almonds, walnuts, pecans, cashews, hazelnuts, macadamias, peanuts, etc. No artificial sweeteners except Sweet`N Low (saccharin is allowed, but it may not be healthy). Unflavored gelatin, baking soda (but not powder) and cellulose (only in supplements) are allowed. Please note that reviews must be approved before being posted on all processed meats and meat products such as deli meats, hot dogs, bacon, sausages, beef jerky, smoked meats and spam. Onion powder and garlic powder are allowed as long as they are free of additives (e.g. baking soda). In small amounts 6+ months in the diet and individual spices asymptomatic only, no mixtures.
Stay away from powders. All processed and breaded products such as chicken nuggets and canned foods. Free of whey powder, FOS (fructooligosaccharides), algae or algae products, algae (such as spirulina and chlorella), arrowroot, baker`s yeast, baking powder, cellulose gum, corn starch, cream of tartar, dextrose, hydrolyzed protein, mastic gum, natural flavors, pectin, posthumous, sago starch, tapioca and xanthan gum. Beef, lamb, pork, goat, buffalo, game, game, rabbit, veal, liver, kidneys, oxtail, tongue and tripe are allowed. Starchy vegetables, including white potatoes, sweet potatoes, turnips, parsnips and yams. All fresh and frozen fish and crustaceans, provided they are unprocessed and unbreaded without additives. Prepared according to Btvc and only if without symptoms * Can be tried if it has no symptoms. Dried beans should be prepared according to the methods described in Gottschall`s book. Carrageenan guar agar and gum, potato flour, rice flour and sorghum flour are not allowed.
All cereals (wheat, wheat germ, barley, oats, rye, rice, corn, quinoa, amaranth, etc.) Most fresh fruit or canned fruit in its own juice Most nuts (almonds, pecans, peanuts, cashews, walnuts, Brazil nuts, hazelnuts, etc.) Red beans* Lentils* White beans* Pea splitter* Lima beans* Homemade yogurt only. Use the SCD guidelines to make yogurt from cow`s and goat`s milk, coconut milk, and nut milk Any meat processed with added sugar and additives, including solutions. All types of eggs are allowed, preferably organic and free-range. The vast majority of non-starchy and unprocessed vegetables, including mushrooms. Organic is preferable. All fresh and unprocessed fruit, based on SCD levels. Organic is preferable. Bean flour, butter beans, black-eyed peas, cannellini beans, chickpeas, pinto beans, broad beans, mung beans, pea flour, soybeans, miso gin, cranberry juice (no added sugar), tomato juice, vodka, whiskey, very dry wine, weak tea or coffee, scotch, bourbon, water, chicken club soda, turkey, quail, duck and goose are allowed. No products derived from these grains (such as pasta, cereals, crackers, bread, other baked goods and many vegetarian meat alternatives).
Freshly squeezed fruit and vegetable juices are allowed. Generally allowed based on sickle cell levels, including pumpkin seeds, with a few exceptions. Horseradish, most vinegars, mustard, wasabi No fruit or vegetable juices made from concentrate or additives. Some seeds may be approved after 3 months without symptoms Buttermilk, cottage cheese, cream, cream cheese, milk solids powder, goat, mozzarella, ice cream, milk, milk lactaide, ricotta cheese, sour cream A hierarchy of evidence is followed to ensure that conclusions are drawn from the most recent and best-designed studies available. Our aim is to refer, as far as possible, to the studies that have been carried out over the last five years. Only dried white beans, lima beans, black beans, cranberry beans, green beans (string), lentils, peas and regular peas cooked according to SCD rules. Aged cheese > 30 days, dry cottage cheese, 24-hour homemade yogurt No are allowed, including chocolate, carob, licorice and marshmallows. The only caveat is that some families are fine with pure honey candies without fructose, glucose, dextrose, sucrose and isoglucose. Peppermint/spearmint/ginger or regular black tea, only light – not strong, and green tea up to 2 cups per day No soft cheeses including ricotta, goat cheese, feta, cream cheese, mozzarella and all other soft cheeses except dry cottage cheese (DCCC). Canned vegetables, starchy foods (e.g. corn, potatoes, sweet potatoes, jicama) No grains of any kind, such as wheat, rice, corn, quinoa, millet, amaranth, buckwheat, amaranth, teff, barley, spelt, rye, oats and triticale.
All seed oils (sesame, peanut, rapeseed, flaxseed, corn and grape seed). Algae (chlorella; Spirulina), aloe vera, Jerusalem artichoke, kohlrabi, okra, parsnips, seaweed, beets, water chestnuts. White or dark without added sugar diluted in water corn syrup, dextrose, date sugar, maple syrup, splenda (sucralose), stevia, turbinado, molasses, xylitol, sorbitol, mannitol, sugar, agave. Difficult to digest, can be tried very carefully in small amounts once asymptomatic No cans or processed tomatoes or tomato products. No cane sugar (including raw, brown, white or rapadura) or molasses.