The SCD Lifestyle Solution

Jordan Reasoner and Steve Wright

Steve Wright and Jordan Reasoner talk about poop, digestion, and healing your gut with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (SCD Diet). If your digestion is a mess and you want to learn more about the SCD Diet, this is the place to come hang out.
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The Missing Gut Health Tool: How to Look, Breathe, and Chew with Robyn Youkilis (Podcast 85)

38:26 | Feb 11th, 2016

On this podcast, my friend Robyn Youkilis and I discuss how to look, breathe and chew your way to creating a truly healthy connection with your gut.
The Unspoken Forces of Food That Help or Hurt Our Health (Podcast 84)

50:13 | Jul 20th, 2015

Join me and Marc David & Emily Rosen of the Institute for the Psychology of Eating as we dive into the unspoken forces of food that impact our health.
Finally, Simple Neck and Shoulder Pain Solutions That Anyone Can Do (Podcast 83)

51:30 | Feb 19th, 2015

I’m trying to correct 18 years of bad posture and movement and I've finally found simple neck and shoulder pain solutions that anyone can do.
Reversing Autoimmune Disease with Dr. Amy Myers (Podcast 82)

39:55 | Jan 22nd, 2015

Are you one of millions struggling with an Autoimmune conditions (maybe even 2 or 3)? This podcast gives you exact action steps to begin reversing it.
Can Supplementing with Maca Improve Gut Health? (Podcast 81 with Dr. Anna Cabeca)

38:56 | Oct 27th, 2014

The key to finally fixing my gut was fixing my out-of-whack hormones. Mighty Maca targeted inflammation, hormone imbalance and adrenal fatigue all in one.
The Mindset to Change Your Life and Health with Cynthia Pasquella (Podcast 80)

58:11 | Aug 11th, 2014

Ever asked "Why me?" "Am I worth it?" or "What's my WHY in this life?" If so, this podcast on the mindset to change your life and health is a must.
How to Save Money and Still Eat Healthy – with Jennifer Fugo (Podcast 79)

39:12 | Jun 23rd, 2014

Are you trying to figure out how to save money while eating healthy, real food? This just so happens to be one of Jennifer Fugo's areas of expertise.
Fat Loss Tips and Sneaky Model Tricks with Abel James (Podcast 78)

29:46 | Apr 28th, 2014

Are you struggling, like I did, to lose fat? Our friend, Abel James, shares some fat loss tips and sneaky model tricks that'll blow your mind.
The Root Cause of Digestive Problems with Christa Orecchio (Podcast 77)

48:00 | Mar 6th, 2014

Struggling and trying to figure out how to find the root cause of your digestive problems? If so, this podcast with Christa Orecchio is a must listen.
How to Find and Reverse Hashimoto’s Thyroiditis (Podcast 76)

45:08 | Feb 24th, 2014

Struggling with Hashimoto's Thyroiditis, other thyroid condition, or unexplained symptoms? This could help you find the root cause and reverse all of it.
Inside the Supplement Industry with Dr. Steve (Podcast 74)

47:07 | Jan 27th, 2014

Have you ever been disappointed or deceived by the supplement industry? I dig deep with an insider, Dr. Steve, on the ins and outs of the business.
Mold Toxicity and Mycotoxin Exposure with Dr. Amy Myers (Podcast 73)

42:34 | Jan 6th, 2014

Learn all about mold toxicity and mycotoxin exposure with Dr. Amy Myers and how to overcome them with functional medicine and other easy steps.
Natural Cold and Flu Management Tips with Dr. Tim Gerstmar (Podcast 72)

50:16 | Dec 23rd, 2013

Natural Cold and Flu Strategies, that actually work, that you can use before and after you get sick to feel better as fast as possible.
Non Toxic Skin Care for Men and Women (Podcast 71)

51:03 | Nov 21st, 2013

In this podcast, Kevin Gianni and I discuss men and women's non toxic skin care and lowering overall toxic burden to live a healthier life.
How Angela Used Diet to Beat IBS (Podcast 70)

26:38 | Nov 6th, 2013

In this podcast, Angela tells us how she used diet to overcome 6 years of IBS, fatigue, and lyme disease.
Detox Truths, Myths and Tips with Dr. Tim Gerstmar (Podcast 69)

0:00 | Oct 3rd, 2013

Detox and liver cleanses are confusing. Dr. Tim dove into the research to figure out the truths and myths.
The Role of Epigenetics in Gut Health – With Dr. Tim Jackson (Podcast 68)

42:06 | Sep 19th, 2013

Your genes can be turned on and off through your life, just a like a light switch in your house, and they play a huge role in gut health.
Nicotine, Ulcerative Colitis and Weight Lifting with Jim Laird (Podcast 67)

57:45 | Sep 4th, 2013

Stress reduction, diet changes and nicotine can be helpful to get out of an Ulcerative Colitis Flare?
Vegetarians: Tips for Improving Gut Health (with or without Meat) – Podcast 66

32:01 | Aug 22nd, 2013

We have an open discussion about optimal food for gut health, including tips for improving digestion for vegetarians and meat-eaters alike.
How a Fecal Transplant Saved Karen’s Life (Podcast 65)

0:00 | Aug 15th, 2013

Karen Pendergrass shares the intimate details of how an $18 at-home fecal transplant completely changed her life.
Against All Grain: The Hot New SCD Cookbook (Podcast 64)

0:00 | Aug 8th, 2013

The newest and most beautiful SCD cookbook yet. Danielle has a winner with this new creation.
3 Trends Preventing You from Getting Healthy (Podcast 63)

41:46 | Jul 22nd, 2013

We sat down to discuss 3 common trends we're seeing in private 1-on-1 consulting. Things like Liver Toxicity, Adrenal Fatigue, Female Hormone Dysregulation, and Cortisol Dysregulation.
Cipro Side Effects (Fluoroquinolone Toxicity) – (Podcast 63)

42:28 | May 30th, 2013

If you have anthrax, Fluoroquinolone drugs are a great idea. Otherwise, avoiding Cipro might be the best move you can make for your health.
Get Clear Skin and Great Hair – Holistically (Podcast 62)

50:07 | May 16th, 2013

Our skin is an external reflection of internal health. And getting clear skin and great hair is product of addressing internal and external factors holistically.
PCOS, PMS and Feeling Like a Woman Again (Podcast 61)

48:48 | May 2nd, 2013

PCOS, PMS problems and Amenorrhea are way too common in our western society. Stefani shares how it feels to have these problems and overcome them.
Is Your MTHFR Gene Expression Causing Low B12? (Podcast 60)

46:00 | Apr 25th, 2013

MTHFR is part of a growing group of genetic research that has the ability to radically transform our health. Specifically MTHFR is a marker for potential enzyme deficiency in methylation.
Is Sulfur the Missing Link in Heart Disease and IBD? (Podcast 59)

55:56 | Mar 14th, 2013

What if the body choose heart disease, IBD or Alzheimer's due to a lack of sulfur in order to stay alive? Is our body really that smart and sulfur that important?
Sane Foods for a Slimmer Waistline (Podcast 58)

39:47 | Mar 7th, 2013

Even though the science of being slim has completely changed in the last 50 years we still eat and teach the same ideas. And no we are sicker and fatter than ever.
Pam Killeen on the Hidden Addiction Epidemic (Podcast 57)

35:35 | Feb 25th, 2013

Pam Killeen is the author of Addiction: The Hidden Epidemic and she's overcome chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and multiple chemical sensitivities.
Joe Salama Shares 50 Paleo Success Stories (Podcast 56)

25:13 | Feb 14th, 2013

Joe Salama shares Paleo Diet success stories for IBS, Crohn's, and Ulcerative Colitis in this podcast interview.
Dr. Osborne on Gluten Sensitivity and Gluten Intolerance (Podcast 55)

34:28 | Feb 7th, 2013

Here we discuss gluten sensitivity and Celiac Disease with health expert Dr. Osborne, where he shares his clinical experience treating chronic illness.
Crohnology – The Game-Changing Network for Colitis & Crohn’s (Podcast 54)

39:31 | Jan 31st, 2013

Welcome to the future, where you know more than your doctor about what treatment for Crohn's and Colitis work.
Heal Your Stomach with Your Mind? (Podcast 52)

52:02 | Dec 6th, 2012

In this podcast with Dr. Michael Brant Demaria, find out how relaxation, meditation, and thoughts can help you heal your digestive problems.
Changing Habits the Easy Way (Podcast 51)

1:07:47 | Nov 29th, 2012

After failing to get his Dad to change some of his health behaviors, Dan went on a personal quest to understand habits, behaviors and brain science.
Are Coffee & Fat Helpful or Harmful for Your Gut? (Podcast 50)

49:24 | Nov 1st, 2012

What Role Does Coffee Quality Play? It’s something that I didn’t understand until I learned about the work Dave Asprey was doing on
Inflammation, Gut Health & Endurance Sports with Ben Greenfield (Podcast 49)

43:29 | Oct 25th, 2012

How much inflammation do endurance sports cause? Does the gut get damaged every time you workout? These are some simple questions I had for Ben Greenfield.
How Clinical Nutritionist Beverly Meyer Creates SCD Success with Clients (Podcast 48)

0:00 | Oct 11th, 2012

If you’re following this diet & feeling stuck, or your symptoms still control your life, listen to Beverly and I share our experiences helping people.
The Role of Parasite and Bacterial Infections in IBD with Paul Jaminet (Podcast 47)

40:58 | Sep 27th, 2012

Find out how to tell if you have a parasite or bacterial infection, what tests to ask your Doctor for, and how to treat it.
How to Bulletproof Your Gut with Dave Asprey (Podcast 46)

44:34 | Sep 20th, 2012

How would you like a bulletproof gut? Count me in. So when I stumbled onto Dave Asprey's site last year, I was intrigued.
Dr. Siebecker Explains the Art and Science of the FODMAP Diet (Podcast 45)

58:31 | Sep 13th, 2012

What if FODMAP diet was more art than science? The thought hurt my brain. After my deep dive into the FODMAP diet research, I knew I needed more help.
Making Paleo & SCD Fun for Kids with Sarah Fragoso (Podcast 44)

0:00 | Sep 6th, 2012

In this interview, we talk about Sarah’s new book and how to make Paleo & SCD fun for kids, even the picky eaters. I really think you’ll enjoy it.
Jessica Lives Med-Free with Crohn’s and Wants to Help You Go Shopping (Podcast 43)

33:51 | Aug 27th, 2012

Find out how Jessica lives med-free with Crohn's disease, including how she successfully gave birth to an 8 lb 2oz. baby boy because of the SCD Diet.
Jimmy Moore Dishes Low-Carb Wisdom and Health Responsibility (Podcast 42)

45:28 | Aug 20th, 2012

Jimmy Moore is a success story who didn't understand the power he had within. His story is transformative, impressive, amazing & many other adjectives.
Diane Sanfilippo on Digestive Health and Why Her New Book Will Rock Your World (Podcast 41)

49:45 | Aug 2nd, 2012

Find out why Diane Sanfilippo's new book Practical Paleo has the holy grail of recipes for digestive health (and will rock your world).
How Clinical Nutritionist Jill Uses SCD & GAPS to Heal Health Problems (Podcast 40)

47:33 | Jul 26th, 2012

Jill, a Clinical Nutritionist and Chiropractor is a major advocate of real food diets like the Specific Carbohydrate Diet, GAPS diet and WAPF diet.
Rick Osborn on Food Quality and Stress (Podcast 39)

1:10:15 | Jul 19th, 2012

Do you remember the first cell phone you owned? How different it was to not be attached to the wall anymore! You were now making calls on the road and were instantly connected to the loved ones in your life. Okay, admit it at first it was a bit weird...Show More
Will SCD, GAPS, or Paleo Work for Everyone? (Podcast 38)

0:00 | Jun 21st, 2012

SCD, GAPS, or Paleo diets will work, but each of us has a custom version we have to figure out first.
How to Travel Anywhere on GAPS, SCD, or Paleo (Podcast 37)

0:00 | Jun 8th, 2012

In this podcast, Steve interviewed me to get the step-by-step details of how I traveled over 15 hours, including 8 hours on airplanes, without getting sick…
UMASS IBD Diet Study Sees 100% Success (Podcast 36)

0:00 | Feb 17th, 2012

A critical review of the UMASS IBD-AID study showing 100% of patients reduced their symptoms using diet and supplements.
How SCD Helped Ankit Put Crohn’s Disease into Remission in Just 6 Months (Podcast 35)

0:00 | Feb 7th, 2012

Ankit used the Specific Carbohydrate Diet to put Crohn's Disease Into Remission in only 6 months... find out how he did it in this podcast episode.
Chronic Stress Hurts Your Digestion (Podcast 34)

0:00 | Feb 3rd, 2012

Stress attacks come in two flavors, both hurt digestion. Find out why stress can save your life... but usually ends up making you sicker.
Beth Shares Her Best SCD Baking Secrets (Podcast 33)

0:00 | Dec 23rd, 2011

Beth Spencer shares her her best Specific Carbohydrate Diet baking secrets. Learn how she has bakes SCD Legal recipes that taste incredible!
Crohn’s, Humira Reactions & Hospitals Won’t Stop Superhero Jo (Podcast 32)

0:00 | Nov 30th, 2011

The SCD experiment, shows proof that the specific carbohydrate diet helps Crohn's Disease and why Drugs are not the answer.
Sandi Beat Ulcerative Colitis Into Remission… While Running a Multi-Million Dollar Business (Podcast 31)

0:00 | Nov 21st, 2011

Learn how Sandi Krakowski put Ulcerative Colitis into remission with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet while running her multi-million dollar business.
Sean Croxton Dishes Digestive Relief with a Side of Fat Loss (Podcast 30)

0:00 | Nov 10th, 2011

Learn how Sean Croxton helps his clients solve their digestive symptoms using holistic methods, including a whole food diet like The Specific Carbohydrate Diet
How Dr. Galland Treats Digestive Disease… and When He Prescribes The SCD Diet (Podcast 29)

0:00 | Nov 4th, 2011

Doctor Leo Galland treats his patients with The Specific Carbohydrate Diet. He published a study proving The SCD Diet works for Crohn's Disease patients. In this podcast, we had the distinct pleasure of interviewing him on how well SCD works with his...Show More
The SCD Diet Works Twice On Patrick’s Crohn’s Disease… Even After Surgery (Podcast 28)

0:00 | Oct 27th, 2011

The Specific Carbohydrate Diet worked twice for Patrick's Crohn's Disease. Here's how SCD stopped his symptoms as a teenager and again after surgery threatened his future.
Dr. Hoffman Treats Patients with the Specific Carbohydrate Diet (Podcast 27)

0:00 | Oct 7th, 2011

Dr. Hoffman treats his patients with SCD. He wrote the forward to "Breaking The Vicious Cycle" and convinced me to give the SCD Diet a try.
SCD Antibiotics, Pencil Poops, and Elevated Liver Enzymes (Podcast 26)

0:00 | Sep 29th, 2011

In today's mailbag podcast, we cover everything from pencil poops to elevated liver enzymes - I really think you'll enjoy it :-) Including comparing SCD to GAPS, Paleo/Primal, and FODMAP - the gloves come off... and find out what they all have in co...Show More
How to Tell if You Have Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth and What to Do About It (SCD Podcast 25)

54:42 | Aug 29th, 2011

In this 54-min podcast I interview my new friend: Dr. Allison Siebecker from She suffered from IBS for years until she found SCD and then became an expert in Small Intestinal Bacterial Overgrowth (SIBO). I really think you’ll enjoy hea...Show More
When You Just Want to Stay in Bed… (Podcast 24)

0:00 | Jun 17th, 2011

We just don't have time to be sick! We have to suck it up and go to work, or put a smile on our face and be a parent. We have to carry on with life with this HUGE "black cloud" over us. I haven't felt that bad in a long time... and sometimes I for...Show More
From Full-Blown Crohn’s Colitis to Healthy and Med Free (Podcast 23)

0:00 | May 13th, 2011

A few months into SCD I was completely stuck and I remember stumbling onto this guy Jay's website (A.K.A Crohn's Boy). He was a regular dude like me and I liked his NO-BS approach. He went from full-blown Crohn's and Colitis to med free and symptom...Show More
Choosing the Easiest Path (Podcast 22)

0:00 | May 6th, 2011

When you wake up tomorrow morning you get to decide who's in charge of your health. You get to make choices about what food goes in your mouth - and whether or not you're going to have control over how you feel. Will you be in control? Or will you...Show More
Optimize Your Healing to Feel Better Faster (Podcast 21)

0:00 | Apr 29th, 2011

Little tweaks can add up to huge savings. And in today's SCD mailbag, we bust out the microscope and share specific techniques to optimize your healing to feel better faster.
The Top 5 SCD Myths Busted (Podcast 20)

0:00 | Apr 18th, 2011

It's OK to have fears about the SCD Diet. In fact, a few of these fears stopped me from trying the diet until 30 DAYS AFTER I read BTVC.
The SCD Lifestyle Podcast 19: Learn to Conquer SCD Like a Mad Scientist

0:00 | Apr 8th, 2011

What is it about mad scientists that makes them so captivating? Unrelenting, explosive brain power. They live on the edge of crazy so we don't have to. And every once-in-a-while they learn things that help all of us. In today's SCD mailbag we ans...Show More
SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast 18: From Blood Tests to Trying New Foods

0:00 | Mar 18th, 2011

This week Steve and I wanted to make sure more of your questions got answered. In this mailbag, we cover everything from allergy testing to friendly yeasts - so settle in and enjoy the ride.
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #17: Troubleshooting Your SCD Challenges

0:00 | Mar 4th, 2011

Today we're back with the SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #17: Troubleshooting Your SCD Challenges. Over the past year we've found that troubleshooting SCD is the secret sauce to feeling better. The diet can be tweaked just a little - customized to ...Show More
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #16: Your Questions Answered

0:00 | Feb 3rd, 2011

If you want to learn how many times a day we poop, what we eat, and the supplements we take - then listen to this podcast. This podcast is all about answering your questions. And if you still have more, please click the link at the bottom of the po...Show More
SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #15: An Inspiring Crohn’s Story!

0:00 | Jan 29th, 2011

This week on the show we were pleased to be joined by our friend Tiffany Reilly. She had lifelong GI problems (they told her it was IBS) until a hospital stay in which she learned it was actually Crohn’s disease. After trying many combinations of c...Show More
Answering Emails – Including: Fructose, Hunger and Why Everyone Has Time to Start SCD (Podcast 14)

0:00 | Jan 21st, 2011

On this podcast, we categorized several emails into general questions we often get and dive deep into answers for you.
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #13: Be an SCD Scientist and Test Your Healing

0:00 | Jan 12th, 2011

If you want to hear us joking about cocaine and how we hate the word "diet" - make sure to listen to the podcast to learn our best theories about how and when to introduce new foods no matter what they used to do to you.
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #12: Successful SCD Holidays: Poop Talk, Willpower and Easy Steps to Enjoy Your Family Time!

0:00 | Dec 22nd, 2010

We've talked about it before but we reveal a bit more on how we're planning to handle the holidays and some ideas you can implement right away.
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #11: Creating Your Food Safe Zone

0:00 | Dec 16th, 2010

Creating a food safe zone is the quickest way to stop the symptoms of your digestive disease and start healing on the SCD diet. It's such an important part of starting the diet properly that we decided to dedicate an entire podcast just on this one ...Show More
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #10: Life Before and After SCD

0:00 | Dec 9th, 2010

This week we recorded the podcast during a ritual that we do every so often to reflect on how far we’ve come and make sure to remember that the diet is still working for us. It’s dripping with our personal stories about when we were sick and what it...Show More
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #9: SCD in the Movies – Wanted: Crohn’s End

0:00 | Dec 1st, 2010

This week we are really pleased to have our new friend Reid Kimball on the podcast with us. It's really special because Reid is working on an incredibly powerful documentary on digestive disease called, "Wanted: Crohn's End". It's centered around h...Show More
SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #8: Enjoy Family Holidays SCD Style

0:00 | Nov 24th, 2010

We had the pleasure of having Matt Robinson join us again on the podcast this week as we tackled the topic of “How to Enjoy Family Holidays SCD Style."
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #7: Drugs and SCD

0:00 | Nov 11th, 2010

This week we are really pleased to have Paul from EatingSCD on the podcast with us as we discussed the topic of "Drugs and SCD”. Many people try the SCD Diet while struggling to decided what to do about drugs and in this podcast we try to open the p...Show More
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #6: How to Manage Setbacks and Why it is Crucial to Your Success

0:00 | Nov 3rd, 2010

We again had the pleasure of having Matt Robinson from Natural Digestive Healing join us on the podcast this week as we tackled the topic of "How to manage setbacks and why it is crucial to your success”. Setbacks happened to many people while heali...Show More
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #5: The Top Mistakes We Made on the SCD Diet that Held Us Back

0:00 | Oct 26th, 2010

We sat down to talk about the top mistakes we made on the SCD Diet that held us back and give you some nuggets that will be sure to help you.
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #4: How We Transitioned Out of the Intro Diet and Added New Foods

0:00 | Oct 20th, 2010

Matt from Natural Digestive Healing joins us this week as we tackled the topic of "How We Transitioned Out of the Intro Diet and Added New Foods.”
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #3: How We Survived the Intro Diet

0:00 | Oct 12th, 2010

This week Matt Robinson is back and he helped us make this the best podcast yet as we dive into "How We Survived the Intro Diet"! Oh yea, and Matt has moved his blog and it is better than ever, so make sure to stop by at Natural Digestive Healing a...Show More
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #2: Are You Afraid the SCD Diet Won’t Work for You?

0:00 | Oct 8th, 2010

This week we're talking about the number one fear that we hear over and over about the SCD Diet... "I am afraid that the diet won't work for me."
The SCD Lifestyle Solution Podcast #1: What Was Starting the Diet Like for You?

0:00 | Oct 1st, 2010

This podcast is a brand new adventure, so we enlisted the help of our good friend Matt Robinson to dive into what starting SCD is like.
Interview with a Specific Carbohydrate Diet Veteran: Carol Frilegh

28:29 | Sep 21st, 2010

Carol Frilegh, an SCD veteran, had the honor of becoming friends with Elaine. She's a featured writer on spreading the word about SCD.