Specific carbohydrate diet

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The Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD) is a highly restrictive diet created by Sidney V. Haas and then popularized by Elaine Gottschall, a relative of one of Haas' patients. The diet is intended to treat various gastrointestinal disorders and systemic diseases, notably irritable bowel syndrome, although there is a lack of evidence regarding its effectiveness and safety.

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chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) - A fatigue-based illness. The term CFS was invented invented by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control as an replacement for myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME). Some view CFS as a neurological disease, others use the term for any unexplained long-term fatigue. Sometimes used as a the term as a synonym of myalgic encephalomyelitis, despite the different diagnostic criteria.

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