Table of Contents

Part I: Examining the Gut & SCD

Chapter 1.1: What Does the Gut Have to Do With It?

  • The Bubbling Cauldron:Abnormal Fermentation
  • The Castle Walls Under Attack: Leaky Gut and Malabsorption
  • The Movie Theater: Oxidative Stress

Chapter 1.2: Start with the Gut

  • What is the SCD-DF? A Glimpse at the Foods

Part II: FAQs, Other Symptoms, & Supplements

Chapter 2.1: Frequently Asked Questions

Chapter 2.2: Other Symptoms and Questions

  • Anxiety and Sensory Overload
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Eczema
  • Gastroeasophaegal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis
  • Motor Coordination (and Clumsiness)
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Pica (I can't believe my child is eating this)

Chapter 2.3: Supplements

  • The Multi-Vitamin (Foundational Supplement)
  • Probiotics: Lactobacillus Acidophilus (Foundational Supplement)
  • Digestive Enzymes (Foundational Supplement)
  • Vitamin B-12 (Commonly Used/Highly Beneficial)
  • Omega-3 Fatty Acids (Commonly Used/Highly Beneficial)
  • Vitamin D (Commonly Used/Highly Beneficial)
  • Sacchromyces Boulardii (Additional Probiotic Support)
  • Multi-strain probiotic containing Bifidobacteria species (Additional Probiotic Support)
  • Visual Schedules

Part III: Preliminary Steps

Chapter 3.1: Building Your Support Network

  • Getting Your Partner/Spouse on Board
  • Sharing the Work
  • Parents on a Diet
  • Note For Relatives
  • School and Diet: Communicating with Teachers

Chapter 3.2: Caring for Mom

Chapter 3.3: Important Notes for Starting The Diet

  • Strict Adherence: Why Not to Cheat on the Diet
  • When to Start the Diet
  • Die-Off: Withdrawal & Detoxification Symptoms
  • Reducing Chemical Exposures

Part IV: Getting On-board with SCD-DF

Chapter 4.1: What Can Be Eaten on the SCD-DF

  • The Legal/Illegal Food Guide
  • Notes for Specific Foods
  • Kitchen Prep: Essential Tools
  • 14-Day Meal Plan
  • Meal Plans

Chapter 4.2: How One Family Cooks

Chapter 4.3: Common Setbacks: 3-Month and 6-Month Regressions

Chapter 4.4: School and Holidays

What the Future Holds

Part V: Recipes/Cookbook

Chapter 5.1: Bakery

Chapter 5.2: Breakfast

Chapter 5.3: Salads

Chapter 5.4: Soups

Chapter 5.5: Chicken & Other Poultry

Chapter 5.6: Seafood

Chapter 5.7: Meats

Chapter 5.8: Vegetarian Mains

Chapter 5.9: Sides

Chapter 5.10: Snacks

Chapter 5.11: Condiments, Dips, Dressings, & Sauces

Chapter 5.12: Drinks

Chapter 5.13: Desserts

Themed Menu Ideas




Visual Credits


About the Authors


  • Reference/Guide Index
  • Recipes/Cookbook Index