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Living Without Magazine
Read It: Food for Health
June-July 2008
Navigating and adhering to any special diet can be a challenge and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD)is no exception. Recipes for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet offers creative foods that make the diet much easier to follow.
Five Towns Jewish Times
Intestinal Health Awareness Seminar A Huge Success
June 26, 2008
"...He began with an emotional reading of a passage from his book, providing a highly personal glimpse into the life of an ulcerative colitis sufferer - the severe pain, the side effects of medical treatment, and the apparent hopelessness of coping with an incurable condition. Mr. Prasad went on to introduce the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, based on the book Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health through Diet, by the late Elaine Gottschall, M.Sc..."
Hamodia
Intestinal Health Awareness Seminar A Huge Success
June 25, 2008
"On Sunday, June 1, Brooklyn's Torah V'Yirah Hall was filled with hundreds of people who came to hear doctors and patients speak candidly about living and coping with intestinal disorders. The seminar raised awareness about an encouraging approach that has brought relief to thousands of sufferers of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), and celiac disease. of countless children, teens and adults. Eating the wrong kinds of foods creates a state of imbalance in our bodies, making us more susceptible to disease. Mr. Raman Prasad came from Massachusetts to share his extensive experience and knowledge."
Diet & Digestion
Gluten Free Recipes & On-line Goodies
Spring 2008
Recipes for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet featured in the Online Goodies section for this specific issue on eating well for celiac disease. Also, Hazelnut-Vanilla Pancakes and Cobb Salad with Angie's Vinaigrette have been featured in the Gluten-Free Recipes section.
India New England
Couple combats illness with recipes, life story
April 1-15, 2008
"When Raman Prasad, 36, was first diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease, or IBD, as a teenager, he did not tell tell anyone about the disease. Now, 19 years later, Prasad - who has recently written a recipe book for those with IBD - is telling everyone he can about the illness and how he's learned to cope with it. Recipes for the Specific Carbohydrate Diet is a comprehensive guide to global recipes for the diet and contains dishes from Asia, Africa, Europe and the Americas."
The Dietary Adventures of Jilluck
Ooh La La Focaccia!!
March 13, 2008
"One of my favorite aspects of this book, in addition to the superb recipes and fabulous pictures, is the great writing and humor. Raman's stories have always cracked me up. Even in the hospital they had me laughing out loud. He introduces each chapter with a short narrative and his pickling experience had me laughing so hard I had tears in my eyes. If you have not seen this gem of a cook book you really should check it out."
Roboranch
Yummy New SCD Cookbook
February 28, 2008
"I love, love, love this cookbook's mouthwatering photography; the compelling foreword and introduction to the diet; and the personal touch of Raman's stories about food, family, and friends. I highly recommend this cookbook for anyone who wants to add some pizzaz to their SCD fare."
—Amy McKenna
New Haven Independent
What the Doctor's Didn't Tell Him
February 22, 2008
"When Raman Prasad landed in the hospital as a teen, it looked as though he'd live the rest of his life as a hostage to an incurable bowel disease. The medical establishment didn't tell him about a diet that could -- and would -- free him..."
Mike's Flog
Happy Valentine's Day
February 14, 2008
"Raman Prasad is at it again with another wonderful SCD book"
Autogeno.us
New book for those who have Crohn's, ulcerative colitis
February 6, 2008
"If you're suffering from inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis) and are looking for non-pharmocological treatments, then you should give serious consideration to the specific carbohydrate diet, or SCD..."
—Francesco Fiondella
bethsblog
Bravo, Raman!
February 6, 2008
"What a wonderful and varied group of creative and adventurous recipes beautifully presented in living color."
Thyme on my Hands
New SCD Cookbook
February 5, 2008
"The recipes don't look hard, ingredients are definitely diverse but not difficult. Totally multi-cultural. All SCD legal."
Celiac.com
A Healing Kitchen
December 21, 2007
"Two exciting new cookbooks are on the horizon, both sequels by Specific Carbohydrate Diet cooks and authors..."
—Carol Frilegh