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

tokyotower
by tokyotower 2 years ago

Do you know of any restaurants or grocery stores in NYC that serves/sells Umi Budo (Japanese sea grape seaweed!) It's an Okinawan delicacy and I want to try it! If you have had it, do you love or h...

Halo Top, Low-Carb Ice Cream

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by zackly 3 years ago

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

Xylitol sweetener questions

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by MIMIMOM 2 years 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 kind of news. My doctor wants me to try the Mediterranean Diet with as little ...

No Dairy, No Sugar, No Yeast

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by twiggae 2 years ago

So I need to move towards a diet that excludes dairy however goat cheese and goat milk ect are okay just no dairy from cows. No cane sugar No yeast. Suggestions on good things to eat th...

Bitters & Tinctures: Digestive and other herbal types

tokyotower
by tokyotower 2 years ago

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

Fruit and Vegetable Dietary Supplements

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by zackly 2 years ago

I hear a lot of commercials on the radio for nutritional supplements that claim to contain fruits and vegetables in dehydrated form. Balance of Nature and Texas Superfood are the two I hear the mos...

alternatives to peppers?

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by heetlr01 6 years ago

my husband was recently diagnosed with gastro paresis which makes it hard for him to digest different food. Certain foods cause episodes of excruciating pain for about 48 hours. We have found that ...

Calcium Free Milk Substitute

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by BearPa 2 years ago

Is there a milk substitute without added calcium carbonate?

Desperate for make-ahead or easy prep real foods

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by CollectingRecipes 2 years ago

Our household's dynamics is making for a difficult menu planning combination. We went to a dietitian actually offering menu planning and received a printout of the new food pyramid called MyPlate. ...

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

Kajikit
by Kajikit 5 years ago

When money runs short, what do you reach for to save on groceries? CARBS... potatoes, pasta, rice, cheap storebrand bread, canned beans etc. Things that fill you up, stretch the expensive protein a...

No Salt, No Iron Diet

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by dtm323 2 years ago

My doctors have me on a diet that, ideally, would have zero sodium and zero iron. Also no raw seafood of any kind, less than 3 oz. of red meat per day. So far, it's awful. Can anyone help me with s...

Weight Watchers Freestyle 2018

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by pine time 2 years 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 January. While the increased number of zero-point foods are nice, I'm having l...

Low sodium - do you get used to it?

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by friedricefun 2 years 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 cooking with very little salt. I'm used to eating very spicy, savory, salty India...

Anyone Trying the New Diet from the Book Always Hungry

delys77
by delys77 4 years ago

Hey there My husband and I have recently read the book "Always Hungry?" by Dr. David Ludwig and we are thinking of trying it. I had a look on chow and I don't see anyone else talking about it. ...

Diabetic, Low Potassium Diet suggestions

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by Diane in Bexley 12 years ago

A member of our family, who has diabetes, has just been diagnosed with diabetic kidney disease and now also has to limit high potassium rich foods. The list below contains low potassium foods. Yes,...

Egg Free Recipes, Low Carb.

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by DavyLeo 2 years ago

Hey All. So after finding out about an egg allergy, yes even free range, organic, grass fed magical eggs ;( I have removed them from my food regime. Which is low carb, grass fed finished meats etc....

Sweet sorghum flour

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by sweetandsavory75 2 years ago

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

Chocolate and ice cream without vanilla - please help!

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by jaina_rose 2 years ago

I just found out I am allergic to vanilla and that consuming vanilla has been causing a LOT of stomach issues for me. However, I have a MAJOR sweet tooth, especially for chocolate and ice cream! I ...

Gluten & Rice Free Baking Cookbook

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by sweetandsavory75 2 years ago

Could anyone recommend a baking cookbook that is gluten and rice free? I have a cookbook from Elana's Pantry and like Zenbelly.com, but would like more options. Thank you.

Soda

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by alex42 2 years 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 fructose corn syrup, please and thank you.