Special Diets

Elana's Pantry

Elana Amsterdam is the author of the New York Times Best Selling cookbook Paleo Cooking from Elana’s Pantry. She gave up grains over a decade ago in 2001 and is known as a pioneer in grain-free cooking and baking, tempting foodies everywhere with her incredibly simple, yet flavorful recipes for dynamic, vibrantly healthy food. Elana shares her tips for wellness along with her mouthwatering recipes on elanaspantry.com. Her dishes are among the easiest in the world of special diets. Here you will find delicious recipes for those on the:

Paleo Diet
Candida Diet
Dairy Free Diet
Egg Free Diet
Gluten Free Diet
Grain Free Diet
Nut Free Diet

Heritage Pyramids & Total Diet

Since Oldways created the original Mediterranean Diet Pyramid in 1993, our family of Heritage Pyramids has grown to include the Asian, Latino, Vegetarian & African Heritage pyramids.

How to Read Food Labels

Food labels tell you the nutrition facts about the foods you buy. Knowing how to use the information on food labels can help you choose healthier foods.
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The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets, A Guide to Health and Nutrition, 2nd ed, 2013

The Gale Encyclopedia of Diets provides trustworthy information on special diets, popular diets, dietary concerns, nutrition basics, and effects of dietary choices on health. All entries are presented in a standardized and balanced format. Topics are organized around the development and history of a diet, its basic principles, any key figures that influenced the practice, and any public and regulatory concerns associated with the diet.

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The University of Connecticut Health Center

The University of Connecticut Health Center brings you Healthy Eating Ideas; Food Safety; Food Allergies; Food Labels; Healthy Foods for Kids; Low Cost Food Ideas; Vegetarian Diet; and the latest news in Nutrition.

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