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 4 months ago

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

ChristinaMason commented 10 hours ago

Best Gluten Free White Layer Cake recipe

by TigerLLO 11 days 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 ...


dweismil commented 10 days ago

does anyone have a good almond flour apple cake recipe?

by addicted2cake 1 year 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 11 days 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 14 days ago

low carb, low salt for kidney disease

by lkmuller 9 months ago

My husband was just diagnosed with a kidney disease and his doctor wants him to eat a low carb diet with very little ...


Querencia commented 21 days ago

Food allergies + reflex = help?!?

by tharned 3 months ago

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

johnseberg commented 29 days ago

Shirataki Noodles

by Cynsa 2 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...

ChristinaMason commented 30 days ago

Renal Insufficiency

by jpr54_1 11 months ago

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


Querencia commented 1 month ago

Paleo Principles - worth raving over?

by HariGhotra 6 months ago

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

mcf commented 1 month ago

Ideas for masking soy isolate flavor/texture

by free sample addict aka Tracy L 2 months ago

I have a friend who was told to go on a diet or else. Along with her doctor she chose Medifast. The shakes, bars and ...

mcf commented 2 months ago

Walmart hosting "America's Biggest Health Fair" on Oct. 10 (2015)

by johnseberg 2 months ago

See your local listings for details. Use Google for more info. I couldn't find a stable link. Of particular intere...

mcf commented 2 months ago

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

by biondanonima 11 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...

mcf commented 2 months ago

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

by getketopia 3 months ago

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

mcf commented 2 months ago


by dkennedy 3 months 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 3 months ago

Diabetic, Low Potassium Diet suggestions

by Diane in Bexley 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 3 months ago

Sugar-free/low-carb icecream for diabetics?

by Kajikit 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 3 months ago

Mother in law thinks fat free foods healthy.

by itsmejessica 4 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 3 months ago


by Kimsparkt 3 months ago

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

biondanonima commented 3 months ago

Post Bariatric Surgery

by marfood 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 3 months ago

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