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.

Bitters & Tinctures: Digestive and other herbal types

by tokyotower 20 days ago

Is it safe to take bitters and tinctures while fasting? Do you like them? Any recommendations and tips?


tokyotower commented 11 days ago

alternatives to peppers?

by heetlr01 4 years ago

my husband was recently diagnosed with gastro paresis which makes it hard for him to digest different food. Certain f...


blaquewid01 commented 22 days ago

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No Dairy, No Sugar, No Yeast

by twiggae 27 days ago

So I need to move towards a diet that excludes dairy however goat cheese and goat milk ect are okay just no dairy fro...

Fruit and Vegetable Dietary Supplements

by zackly 1 month ago

I hear a lot of commercials on the radio for nutritional supplements that claim to contain fruits and vegetables in d...


ferret commented 28 days ago

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Calcium Free Milk Substitute

by BearPa 29 days ago

Is there a milk substitute without added calcium carbonate?

Where can I find Japanese "Umi Budo" (Sea Grapes)?

by tokyotower 1 month ago

Do you know of any restaurants or grocery stores in NYC that serves/sells Umi Budo (Japanese sea grape seaweed!) It's...


small h commented 1 month ago

Xylitol sweetener questions

by MIMIMOM 1 month ago

I found out a couple of weeks ago that I'm diabetic. This hit me out of the blue - I guess it does most who get this...


MIMIMOM commented 1 month ago

Desperate for make-ahead or easy prep real foods

by CollectingRecipes 8 months ago

Our household's dynamics is making for a difficult menu planning combination. We went to a dietitian actually offerin...


truman commented 2 months ago

Help - low-carb LOW BUDGET diabetic-friendly meals?

by Kajikit 3 years ago

When money runs short, what do you reach for to save on groceries? CARBS... potatoes, pasta, rice, cheap storebrand b...


santiagodraco commented 2 months ago

No Salt, No Iron Diet

by dtm323 4 months ago

My doctors have me on a diet that, ideally, would have zero sodium and zero iron. Also no raw seafood of any kind, le...


hotoynoodle commented 2 months ago

Weight Watchers Freestyle 2018

by pine time 4 months ago

I re-joined WW 11-17, 20+ pounds over goal (previously, was at Lifetime for 10 years). Re-reached goal by the end of...


magic commented 2 months ago

Patient food at UCLA Med Center

by dtm323 3 months ago

Have you been a patient at RRUCLA? Which menu selections are particularly good? I'm facing the horror of a 2 gram sod...


Borderbumble commented 2 months ago

Low sodium - do you get used to it?

by friedricefun 5 months ago

I'm home on break from college for the next few weeks and my mom, who's recently had some health problems, has been c...


dtm323 commented 2 months ago

Anyone Trying the New Diet from the Book Always Hungry

by delys77 2 years ago

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


ChristinaMason commented 3 months ago

Diabetic, Low Potassium Diet suggestions

by Diane in Bexley 10 years ago

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


jimsueb commented 3 months ago

Egg Free Recipes, Low Carb.

by DavyLeo 3 months ago

Hey All. So after finding out about an egg allergy, yes even free range, organic, grass fed magical eggs ;( I have re...


Ttrockwood commented 3 months ago

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Sweet sorghum flour

by sweetandsavory75 4 months ago

Can anyone tell me what the difference is between sweet sorghum flour and sorghum flour?

Chocolate and ice cream without vanilla - please help!

by jaina_rose 9 months ago

I just found out I am allergic to vanilla and that consuming vanilla has been causing a LOT of stomach issues for me....


shannonalexanderphotography commented 4 months ago

Gluten & Rice Free Baking Cookbook

by sweetandsavory75 4 months ago

Could anyone recommend a baking cookbook that is gluten and rice free? I have a cookbook from Elana's Pantry and lik...


sweetandsavory75 commented 4 months ago


by alex42 4 months ago

I’m on a specific diet but I’m a soda-holic unfortunately. So does anyone know where I can get soda without high fruc...


zackly commented 4 months ago