SCD and ulcerative colitis: Benefits, risks, and more

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The specific carbohydrate diet (SCD) is a popular restrictive diet that eliminates certain carbohydrates and focuses on whole, unprocessed foods. It aims to restore balance in the gut microbiome that ulcerative colitis alters or destroys.

Gastroenterologist Dr. Sidney Haas initially developed SCD to treat celiac disease. The diet also gained popularity when biochemist Elaine Gottschall published Breaking The Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet in 1994.

People with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD),

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Profile Diet by Sanford: Benefits, Risks and What to Expect

The Profile Plan – previously known as Profile by Sanford – is a weight loss diet that usually focuses on low-carb, low-fat foods, especially at the beginning, and is best known for encouraging rapid weight loss.

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Physicians and researchers at Sanford Health, the largest rural health system in the United States, based in Sioux Falls, developed the diet. Attorney Michelle Lounsbery and her husband Dr. Mark Lounsbery, an internal medicine doctor, launched the franchise with dozens of locations across the country, several membership options and a proprietary line of prepared foods and snacks. The first franchise location opened

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