Special Diets

Share your thoughts on gluten-free, lactose-free, nut-free, allergy-specific, Paleo, raw, high-fiber, Weight Watchers, and strict low-carb diets, among others.

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Neutropenic diet - any tips?

by Peg 2 years ago

I'm on a neutropenic ('clean') diet and will be for the next few months. Has anyone in Chowland done this and mainta...


nins commented 7 hours ago

Mushroom Allergy

by marritt 2 days ago

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

Ttrockwood commented 11 hours ago

Has anyone done any sugar-free cooking?

by srmanitou 1 month ago

I've recently started a program called www.sugardetox.me to help people cleanse themselves from sugar. I grew up ...

mcf commented 23 hours ago

Please help with ideas for liquid/soft food diet for 8 weeks

by Tagerbun 3 years ago

I had an accident over the holidays and without going in to details I have to get all my upper teeth pulled today. I...

mcf commented 5 days ago

Anyone Trying the New Diet from the Book Always Hungry

by delys77 22 days ago

Hey there My husband and I have recently read the book "Always Hungry?" by Dr. David Ludwig and we are thinking of...

delys77 commented 6 days ago

What's for Low-Carb Breakfast, Lunch or Dinner? #5

by biondanonima 1 year ago

Well, it took 7 months, but we finally hit 400+ posts on the old thread, so I thought I'd start a new one! How's lif...

Monica commented 9 days ago

I think I have a garlic intolerance, anyone else?

by zakappel 1 year ago

I'm 27, and my while life I've heard people talk about how beans give you gas. (Think the campfire scene in blazing s...

ChristinaMason commented 19 days ago

Replacing Salt with MSG

by zackly 20 days ago

As I get older (I’m 65) I find myself needing more salt in order to enjoy (taste) my food. I’ve started to use more...


zackly commented 20 days ago

Nightshades, soy, citrus allergies that manifest as skin rash

by mkmccp 4 years ago

WOW! First! I think this is an important board and I do hope to gain valuable information from others who may share...

Avocadess commented 26 days ago

Best foods for heartburn?

by anon this time 10 years ago

So embarrassing. Overdid the bad eating, and am experiencing slight heartburn for the first time in my life. I kno...

johnseberg commented 1 month ago

Renal Insufficiency

by jpr54_1 1 year ago

I am not seeking medical advice just recipes and cookbook suggestions. After visiting the Doctor this week, I was ...

mcf commented 1 month ago

Celiac help in the city

by pkzilla 2 months ago

Hello lovely fellow foodies. I get to start the new year with a very possible Celiac disease diagnosis, and while try...


pkzilla commented 2 months ago

Lactose Free Cheeses: Do They Exist?

by niki rothman 9 years ago

Has any chowhound heard of lactose free cheese, or where to find such an unlikely item? It seems with so many people ...

hotoynoodle commented 2 months ago

Paleo Principles - worth raving over?

by HariGhotra 8 months ago

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

ChristinaMason commented 2 months ago

Study: Low fat diets not good for sustained weight loss

by mcf 2 months ago

"Tobias and her colleagues analyzed 53 studies -- all randomized trials comparing the effectiveness of low-fat diets ...

johnseberg commented 2 months ago

Shirataki Noodles

by Cynsa 5 months ago

Please share your recipes for shirataki noodles here. I am dipping my big toe in the chilly waters of the Low Carb H...

knowspicker commented 2 months ago

Best Gluten Free White Layer Cake recipe

by TigerLLO 3 months ago

I am getting married on January 1, and I would like to make a gluten free cake for my fiancé and I since we both try ...


Erika L commented 2 months ago

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

by jrvedivici 7 months ago

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

ChristinaMason commented 2 months ago

does anyone have a good almond flour apple cake recipe?

by addicted2cake 2 years ago

I have a 5 lb bag of almond flour that I'm trying to use up. I've tried several apple cake recipes, but haven't hit ...


shermybeagle commented 3 months ago

Your favourite carb substitute?

by carriej22 2 years ago

We have been trying to eat healthier here; and while we do eat about 95% whole foods; but we (my husband and I) love ...


bellabeam commented 3 months ago

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