I'm not really sure about the absorption food issues - but I have this info from my notes:
FOODS That are Okay
Meat includes fish, lamb, chicken, turkey, eggs,
Most all land and ocean vegetables (except “sweet” ones like beets, parsnips, sweet potatoes and yams)
Low gluten Grains: Millet, quinoa, amaranth and buckwheat; (later on- brown rice and for those without allergic reaction- corn (especially blue corn) products, rice cakes, sprouted (non-flour) grain breads (i.e. Ezekiel Bread)
Non-sweet fruits: lemons, limes, cranberries (later on grapefruit may be included)
Selected dairy products: Butter, ghee, plain yogurt, goats milk, (limited) farmer cheese, white cheeses)
Oils: (organic, unrefined, expeller-pressed) fish, olive, canola, pumpkin, sunflower, safflower, flax, lecithin, grape seed
Nuts and Seeds: almonds (soaked is best), almond butter, sunflower, pumpkin, caraway, flax
Foods to Avoid:
All sweet fruits and sugars (fruit juices, dried, canned or frozen fruits, high fructose corn syrup, honey, molasses, brown sugar, rice syrup, fructose, sucrose, cane sugar, Asulfame, Nutra-Sweet, Aspartame, Saccarin, Sweet ‘n Low)
Alcohol, soda pop, diet drinks, MSG, citric acid, junk food in general, refined sugary cereals, beef, pork, mushrooms, peanuts, distilled vinegar, nuts and nut butters (except raw almonds, which are alkaline)
Avoid greasy fried foods, starchy grains with high *gluten content, legumes and beans (if poor digestion), oils if not on allowed list, most salad dressings, bakers and brewer’s yeast., sweet sprouts, including wheat grass.
Avoid “sweet” vegetables during the initial phase of the diet, including beets, parsnips, sweet potatoes and yams; also avocado, tomatoes , eggplant, green bell peppers and brown skin potatoes (too high in gluten).
Foods that have antiparasitic actions include pumpkin seeds and coconut oil.