Skipping that food? Here are 6 ways to balance your nutrition
Specialized eating plans are no longer that “special.” In a recent Nielsen survey, 31 percent of responders said that they or someone in their household avoid certain foods because of a food allergy or intolerance. Other people exclude various foods because of sustainability concerns, ethics, weight loss efforts, chronic health conditions like heart disease and diabetes or simple dislike.
Despite the occasional alarmist headline, special diets aren’t dangerous; they simply require more meal planning and savvy use of dietary supplements to make up for potentially missing nutrients. We’ve created six scenarios of people following personalized diets to show how to make up any nutritional shortfalls. Find your match to target your needs.
Supplement doses listed here are for adults who are not pregnant or breast-feeding. Talk to your health care provider about supplements you’re considering and to customize your dose.