IBD Pilot Study Using Diet based on SCD shows 100% Success Rate

Crohn's Dad

It looks like the mainstream medical community may be finally realizing that diet is central to the cause and healing of IBD.  Last May, the folks at UMass led by Barbara Olendzki published a pilot test using a diet largely based on SCD to treat IBD. Here is a link to a pdf showing the study results, and I’ve copied the abstract below. I’m sure it will take alot more to completely turn things around, but this is a major step forward. Even though this study is small, I’d say a 100% success rate is pretty good!

And here is a link to the most recent SCD Lifestyle post and podcast interview of one of the researchers that conducted the study http://scdlifestyle.com/2012/02/umass-ibd-diet-study-sees-success/ Kudos to Steve Wright for putting this together!


Background: Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD), which includes Crohn’s disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC), are chronic non specific inflammatory…

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Apple and pear fruit leather – the tales of the dehydrator

As we are re-starting SCD (not GAPS this time) I’m preparing for the days to come.

This is are some of my fruit leathers experiments:

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