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

The Dairy Queen
by The Dairy Queen 2 years ago

Hello fellow salt-sensitive 'hounds: I started a thread on the Home Cooking board about cooking from No Salt/Low Sodium Cookbooks. I've discovered some cookbooks that I'd love to have some compa...

Patient food at UCLA Med Center

by dtm323 2 years ago

Have you been a patient at RRUCLA? Which menu selections are particularly good? I'm facing the horror of a 2 gram sodium diet, but there has to be SOMETHING on the menu that's good... Help?

Salt Free Substitutes

by Veggigal 2 years ago

Hubby saw a dietician recently and she wants him to follow the DASH Diet. I'm looking for recipes for a herbal salt substitute and any suggestions for flavouring soups without salt. Thank you!

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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

by BearPa 2 years ago

Is there a milk substitute without added calcium carbonate?

Desperate for make-ahead or easy prep real foods

by CollectingRecipes 3 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?

by Kajikit 6 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

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

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?

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

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

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.

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

by sweetandsavory75 2 years ago

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