Originally to treat ADHD. This diet was designed to treat food chemical intolerance. It removes additives, salicylates, amines and glutamates, not food allergies.
The Failsafe Diet Explained
FODMAP ( Fermentable Oligo-Di-Monosaccharides and Polyols)
For IBS / functional intestinal disorders. Focus is on not eating foods that will pull water into the small intestine, and thus allow fermentation by bacteria.
Stanford University Hospital Quick Summary of Low FODMAP foods
Monash University in Australia - developers of FODMAP
My Food My Health - FODMAP
FODMAP Brochure - IBS Group
GAPS (Gut and Psychology Syndrome) - Dr. Campbell-McBride
Evolved from the the Specific Carbohydrate Diet. More emphasis on cognitive problems, includes more supplements.
Difference Between SCD and GAPS
LOW GLYCEMIC INDEX/ GLYCEMIC LOAD
Eat Good Carbs.com
LOW HISTAMINE DIET
Then Low Histamine Chef .com
Emphasis on eating nutrient dense foods that our caveman ancestors ate before agriculture. - no legumes, grains etc. lots of meat, veggies and fruit.
Dr Cordain - Paleo Pioneer
Paleo Gluten Free Recipes.com
The Paleo Mom
SCD (Specific Carbohydrate Diet) - Elaine Gottschall
Intended to heal Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, diverticulitis, cystic fibrosis and chronic diarrhea. Allows only monosaccharides, which can be absorbed by the intestinal cells (vs. larger carbohydrates that can be broken down by bacteria).
Breaking the Vicious Cycle
SCDLifestyle.com - 'How To' for the SCD, support, info, ebooks
DigestiveWellness.com - your SCD superstore
Lucy'sKitchenShop.com - products for those on SCD
GIProHealth.com - SCD supplements and yogurt supplies
Mail Order Prepared SCD Foods
SCDiet.org- includes SCD Library/Archives
PecanBread.com - focused on kids & AutismAll SCD Web Resources: SCDDatabase.com
SIBO (Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth)
Small Intestine Bacterial Overgrowth:
Often-Ignored Cause of Irritable Bowel Syndrome