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 3 days ago

Best Gluten Free White Layer Cake recipe

by TigerLLO 8 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 7 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 8 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 11 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 18 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 26 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 27 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 5 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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 1 month 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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