Special diets

Special diets

Special diets are meant  to meat certain health requirements. Others are also tailor made to  meet social, religious and cultural norms.

 Some examples examples of special diets include;

  • Low fat diets
  • Low dairy diet
  • Wheat free diet
  • Meat free diet that is vegetarian diet
  • Diabetic friendly diet
  • Egg free diet
  • Gluten free diet
  • Heart healthy diet
  • Iron rich diet
  • Low Glycaemic index diet
  • Low salt diet
  • Caffeine free diet
  • Etc



Kwambie Nyambane,

July 2016

The writer of this article is a Bsc. Food Science and Post harvest Technology from the Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology. Though not a practising food scientist,  she is passionate about health and wellness matters.