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.

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

by tokyotower 3 months ago

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


SeaEagle commented 1 day ago

Gluten Free able to eat wheat in Italy. Better wheat there?

by pdxgastro 4 years ago

Hi Special Diet Hounds! I have a friend (friend #1) who is Gluten free and Dairy free. She in turn has a friend (fri...


hotoynoodle commented 10 days ago

Halo Top, Low-Carb Ice Cream

by zackly 1 year ago

Anyone tried this yet? One of my low-carb buddies says it's terrific. https://www.halotop.com/flavors/


CygnusX1 commented 13 days ago

Xylitol sweetener questions

by MIMIMOM 3 months 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...


hotoynoodle commented 23 days ago

No Dairy, No Sugar, No Yeast

by twiggae 3 months 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...


GH1618 commented 2 months ago

Bitters & Tinctures: Digestive and other herbal types

by tokyotower 2 months ago

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


hotoynoodle commented 2 months ago

Fruit and Vegetable Dietary Supplements

by zackly 3 months ago

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


hotoynoodle commented 2 months 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 3 months ago

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Calcium Free Milk Substitute

by BearPa 3 months ago

Is there a milk substitute without added calcium carbonate?

Desperate for make-ahead or easy prep real foods

by CollectingRecipes 10 months ago

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


truman commented 4 months ago

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

by Kajikit 4 years ago

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


santiagodraco commented 4 months ago

No Salt, No Iron Diet

by dtm323 5 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 4 months ago

Weight Watchers Freestyle 2018

by pine time 5 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 4 months ago

Patient food at UCLA Med Center

by dtm323 5 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 4 months ago

Low sodium - do you get used to it?

by friedricefun 7 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 4 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 4 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 5 months ago

Egg Free Recipes, Low Carb.

by DavyLeo 5 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 5 months ago

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Sweet sorghum flour

by sweetandsavory75 6 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 11 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 6 months ago