Related Diets – Books

This is the book that introduced the world to the Specific Carbohydrate Diet:

Management of Celiac Disease
Drs. Sydney V. Haas and Merrill P. Haas, J.P. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1951.

This is the book that perpetuated the Specific Carbohydrate Diet after the passing of Dr. Haas:

Breaking the Vicious Cycle: Intestinal Health Through Diet
Elaine Gottschall, Kirkton Press, July 1994,

The following books bear some relation to the Specific Carbohydrate Diet:

Known mostly for weight loss, Dr. Atkins takes reducing carbohydrates to an extreme:

Dr. Atkins New Diet Revolution
Robert C. Atkins, M.D., New York, Harper Collins, 2002.

The following book covers a lot of information on the subject of gluten which is well worth reading:

Grain Brain
David Perlmutter, M.D., Little, Brown and Company, New York, Sept., 2013.

This book will help you to understand the ketogenic diet and how it started as a diet for people who suffer from seizures to today a diet that is used for weight loss and other health issues:

The Ketogenic Bible The Authoritative Guide to Ketosis
Jacob Wilson, and Ryan Lowery, Las Vegas, Victory Belt Publishing, 2017

The title of the following book is misleading in that bread is actually allowed on the Lutz diet which is really a low carbohydrate diet:

Life Without Bread: How a Low-Carbohydrate Diet Can Save your Life
Christian B. Allan, Ph.D. and Wolfgang Lutz, M.D., McGraw-Hill, July 1, 2000,

The Paleo Diet and the Specific Carbohydrate Diet are very similar.  This book is by the man who popularized the Paleo Diet:

The Paleo Diet Revised Edition Lose Weight and Get Healthy by Eating the Foods You Were Designed to Eat
Loren Cordain, PhD., Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2011,