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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.

Looking for Rice Syrup

by justamtlguy 5 days ago

Went to several places today, bulk stores and Rachelle Bery, and had no luck finding rice syrup. Does anyone know if ...


stak commented 2 days 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...


ferret commented 4 days ago

Where to find 100% buckwheat Japanese noodles?

by Lis7 13 days ago

Am looking for a source for 100% buckwheat noodles, grown/made in Japan or the US (NOT China). Organic is a plus. Ava...


Lis7 commented 5 days ago

New allergy, need help with recipes (Benzoic Acid, Cinnamates, and Balsam of Peru)

by Rambutan2000 4 years ago

My wife was recently diagnosed with a number of food allergies. Not life-threatening, but the effects do seriously i...


snoopmindy commented 10 days ago

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Nut-Free Cupcakes for a Wedding

by Rachelmd3 15 days ago

Looking for someone who can make nut-free cupcakes for my wedding next year. Are there any caterers or companies in ...

low carb breading for deep or pan frying?

by zackly 4 years ago

If you were going to make a breaded cutlet or a piece of fish to deep fry or pan fry what would you use in place of t...


Slammy0 commented 17 days ago

ISO Caputo Fiore Glut Gluten Free Flour in Toronto (Canada)

by missdoji 26 days ago

Any leads on Caputo’s gluten free flour in Toronto / GTA? Or even online with fast shipping (need for next weekend)....


Googs commented 21 days ago

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Cooking from No Salt/Low Sodium Cookbooks (link to discussion on Home Cooking)

The Dairy Queen
by The Dairy Queen 24 days ago

Hello fellow salt-sensitive 'hounds: I started a thread on the Home Cooking board about cooking from No Salt/Low S...

Patient food at UCLA Med Center

by dtm323 7 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...

The Dairy Queen

The Dairy Queen commented 28 days ago

Salt Free Substitutes

by Veggigal 3 months ago

Hubby saw a dietician recently and she wants him to follow the DASH Diet. I'm looking for recipes for a herbal salt...


sisterg commented 1 month ago

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

by tokyotower 5 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 2 months 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.


CygnusX1 commented 3 months ago

Xylitol sweetener questions

by MIMIMOM 5 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 3 months ago

No Dairy, No Sugar, No Yeast

by twiggae 5 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 4 months ago

Bitters & Tinctures: Digestive and other herbal types

by tokyotower 5 months ago

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


hotoynoodle commented 4 months ago

Fruit and Vegetable Dietary Supplements

by zackly 5 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 4 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 5 months ago

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Calcium Free Milk Substitute

by BearPa 5 months ago

Is there a milk substitute without added calcium carbonate?

Desperate for make-ahead or easy prep real foods

by CollectingRecipes 1 year ago

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


truman commented 6 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 6 months ago