Special Diets

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Three diseases

by blood 7 days ago

How do you balance diets when they are so different. Finding it hard to cope trying to manage what to eat. I am a d...


MikeG commented 7 days ago

Mushroom Allergy

by marritt 8 months ago

Just purchased "The Negative Calorie Diet". It calls for mushrooms. Have allergy to them. Need substitutions ideas.

sonicflood commented 10 days ago

Q. What do you get after 25 years of a glutinous diet and alcohol abuse?

by jrvedivici 1 year ago

A. Apparently Diabetes !!! (***Disclaimer, I got the call from the Dr's office, apparently my A1C came in very ...


betscgee commented 12 days ago

Gluten free garlic bread

by Flo89 16 days ago

Hello - it's me! My best friend haas not been well recently and having visited the doctors she was given a list of...


MikeG commented 16 days ago


by munchkin1 22 days ago

Only my Chow friends would and understand. . . I was recently in the hospital for a few days (again) and my diet is...


dfrostnh commented 21 days ago

Diabetic, Low Potassium Diet suggestions

by Diane in Bexley 8 years ago

A member of our family, who has diabetes, has just been diagnosed with diabetic kidney disease and now also has to li...


praise63 commented 1 month ago

New allergy, need help with recipes (Benzoic Acid, Cinnamates, and Balsam of Peru)

by Rambutan2000 2 years ago

My wife was recently diagnosed with a number of food allergies. Not life-threatening, but the effects do seriously i...


Beejer commented 1 month ago

Celiacs/GF: "or are you too scared?"

by GraceW 2 months ago

Weekly we've been having potlucks at a graduate class that I have to take for the summer. Each week one of the profes...


GraceW commented 2 months ago

Paleo Principles - worth raving over?

by HariGhotra 1 year ago

Morning Chowhound, I have an interesting question to pose to you all, why is everyone raving about the Paleo diet...

mcf commented 2 months ago

Cheese Whisps "Crackers"-low carb

by zackly 3 months ago

I try to avoid carbs when possible. Cocktail hour is difficult because I love salty snacks. I discovered these recent...

mcf commented 3 months ago

Gluten Free able to eat wheat in Italy. Better wheat there?

by pdxgastro 2 years ago

Hi Special Diet Hounds! I have a friend (friend #1) who is Gluten free and Dairy free. She in turn has a friend (fri...

hotoynoodle commented 3 months ago

Gout anyone?

by smilingal 3 months ago

Recently diagnosed with gout. Doctor said it was from scallop dish at Thai restaurant which I had enjoyed two days pr...


smilingal commented 3 months ago

My 12 year old daughter has decided to become a pescetarian

by Hmmmichelle 4 months ago

hi all, looking for some ideas for recipes Grace will eat white fish and prawns (not salmon unless it's in sushi, ala...


Sunny15 commented 3 months ago

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Generic beano in Mtl?

by lagatta 3 months ago

I have trouble digesting legumes, though I love them. But "beano" is terribly expensive. Generic enzyme equivalents e...

Food allergies in Spain?

by SmallGoodThings 4 months ago

Hi there, I'll be traveling all over Andalucia next month with my husband and two year old son. My son has food alle...


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by RhonelyInsanediego 4 years ago

Not sure where to post this thread, but this section of Chowhound seems appropriate. I'm a diabetic. I am also an R...

mcf commented 4 months ago

Gluten Free Frozen Pizza

by GraceW 5 months ago

I am not a pizza person, but I am originally from the city of pizza... and I NEED a decent PIZZA. A gluten free pizza...


PiperBob commented 4 months ago

Diabetic foodie with high blood pressure. Ideas? Recipes? Tips?

by AaronTheMoo 6 months ago

I love food! There is so much out there to try. What a world we live in! I'd like to ask my fellow foodies and chowho...

mcf commented 5 months ago

Sense of taste altered after heart surgery - advice?

by NonnieMuss 5 months ago

I've been added to a Meal Train for my boss's wife who has undergone a valve replacement. She is suffering from an a...

NonnieMuss commented 5 months ago

Gluten, Corn, soy, Dairy free food in San Juan?

by foodiekat74 5 months ago

Hi, I'm traveling to San Juan Puerto Rico in a few days and have multiple food allergies. If you have any suggest...

Ttrockwood commented 5 months ago

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