Hi Artc...welcome to the forum! If you can get the book "Breaking the Vicious Cycle" by Elaine Gottschall, it will explain the entire concept. (I believe the book is available in several languages, too!) We started on the Maker's Diet which is similar in that it excludes all processed foods, flour, sugar, and certain--I think they're called--long chain carbs like rice and potatoes. The SCD also excludes milk and only allows specific hard, aged cheeses. Also, the home made yogurt is a key component. In phase I or the "intro diet", the diet is pretty restrictive, but later it really isn't too bad.
I eased into all this very gradually. I admit, it seemed quite overwhelming at first because I've never been one who loves to cook. But think "baby steps" and it is do-able.
Maybe you have already been there, but there is EXTENSIVE information online about this diet at: http://www.breakingtheviciouscycle.info/
There are quite a few folks here who do the SCD or something very, very close on their own. Hopefully more will come along and share their experiences. Though it may not be for everyone, I can say that for my son, the diet has worked.
Good luck to you!
Mom to 16 year old boy diagnosed in June, 2007.
Omega 3s, digestive enzymes, probiotics, iron, vit. C, calcium w/D3, a good multivitamin, SCD legal yogurt, weaning off Asacol.
Started The Maker's Diet in Sept. '07. Gradually learning/using more SCD recipes, too! (cooking challenged)