Notes from my SCD research/readings:

  • Flax Seeds –  “lignin is found when the whole seed (and its stiff coat) are ground up. I think it is harmful for people just starting out on SCD.  I think some bacteria feast nicely on lignin – it is tough like bark.”Elaine on flax seeds.
  • Soy – “This applies to all soya products including, Miso, Natto, Shoyu, Soy Cheese, Soy milk, , Soy Sauce, Tamari, Tempeh, Tofu, Texturized Soy Protein, Soy Protein Concentrate, Hydrolyzed Soy Protein, Soy Protein Isolate.Soya beans contain many substances which are harmful to our health. … There is increasing evidence of the detrimental effects of Soy … The undesirable side of Soy :-”  Read More
  • Fermented Foods – Sauerkraut, kimchi, pickles, and other fermented foods are allowed as long as they are made without SCD-illegal foods or added sugar. Do not use commercial products with additives, preservatives, sugar, and other SCD-illegal foods. Reference