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

by jrvedivici 2 months ago

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

mcf commented 1 day ago

Anyone tried to get in Ketosis, meaning low carb, any great low carb recipes?

by getketopia about 1 month ago

I am changing my lifestyle to low carb, looking for some great low carb recipes? Anyone have any that taste incredible.

mcf commented 4 days ago

Paleo Principles - worth raving over?

by HariGhotra 4 months ago

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


nannygoat commented 14 days ago

Shirataki Noodles

by Cynsa 16 days ago

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

Cynsa commented 15 days ago

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

by biondanonima 9 months 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 19 days ago


by dkennedy 25 days ago

I am a mom, culinary school grad, and active COTM participant. I have been riding the Paleo train for some time (with...


beevod commented 25 days ago

Diabetic, Low Potassium Diet suggestions

by Diane in Bexley over 7 years ago

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


JanetteC commented 28 days ago

Food allergies + reflex = help?!?

by tharned about 1 month ago

Recently diagnosed with silent reflux and was told to avoid caffeine, acidic food (citrus, vinager), spicy food, red ...

mcf commented 29 days ago

Sugar-free/low-carb icecream for diabetics?

by Kajikit over 3 years ago

DH has requested icecream... so I bought a few brands to try, and they all taste very different. Publix sugar-free va...

mcf commented about 1 month ago

Mother in law thinks fat free foods healthy.

by itsmejessica 2 months ago

My MiL is diabetic and is convinced that fat free food is okay for her to eat. Her youngest daughter my husband's...

bbqboy commented about 1 month ago


by Kimsparkt about 1 month ago

I am on a gluten free, low sugar, low potassium, no lactose diet, can anyone help with recipe ideas?

biondanonima commented about 1 month ago

Post Bariatric Surgery

by marfood about 1 year ago

It's a whole new world going out to eat once you have had weight loss surgery. Any tips on how you do it successfull...

PotatoHouse commented about 1 month ago

Lactose-free yogurt?

by Midlife about 2 months ago

Yogurt is pretty much the only dairy product I eat much of and I'm trying to see if I'm lactose intolerant. The only ...


therealdoctorlew commented about 1 month ago


by RhonelyInsanediego almost 3 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...

RhonelyInsanediego commented about 2 months ago

More advice needed on liquid/soft food diets

by phoenixgrrrl 2 months ago

A family member of mine is currently on a liquid/super soft food diet (due to a tear in his intestines), for the ...

hotoynoodle commented about 2 months ago

Allergic reaction to fruit acid

by margoladybug 2 months ago

I am 43 and have all a sudden been having a reaction to certain fruits. Basically the only fruits I can eat are: bana...

mcf commented about 2 months ago

Gluten-free flours

by FeedYourself 4 months ago

As I've started eating gluten-free (AND dariy-free), I've explored the world of baking a bit, but I have to admit, it...


blackpointyboots commented about 2 months ago

Fire Cider

by magiesmom 9 months ago

Is anyone else making this fabulous health tonic? I just tasted my first batch and am thrilled! Apple cider vinegar...


SP1 commented 2 months ago

Soft/liquid foods for diabetic, mostly vegetarian diet

by AllyxE 2 months ago

Recently I just got 2 of my wisdom teeth pulled (both upper left side) and I am planned to get 3 more removed before ...

Ttrockwood commented 2 months ago

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