Do you have a child who has phenylketonuria? If so, you may have started explaining to them what this condition is and how to make the right choices for their health. It can be quite a challenge! I myself have a 3-year-old daughter and I have a whole range of lessons to teach her. The … Lire la suite Teaching the basics to our PKU child
I do not like math. There, I said it. This is my personal opinion of course, but that subject has always seemed abstract to me and yet today, I use it every day professionally. And don't even talk to me about algebra. 😛 However, no one can escape it and especially not a person with … Lire la suite The essential calculation
I'm always looking for ways to recreate foods or meals that a person with phenylketonuria can't eat. Sometimes I run into serious difficulties, but most of the time I get conclusive results. This is the case with this Asian ramen noodle recipe that I tried today. The magic ingredient? Konjac ramen noodles. 😁 Konjac is … Lire la suite Recipe – Want to eat ramen noodles despite phenylketonuria?
As it is very hot in summer, it is always nice to find a small frozen snack, just to cool off between swimming and outdoor activities. Ice cream is delicious, but unfortunately it is a dairy product and it is prohibited for people with phenylketonuria. I was lucky enough to come across this wonderful product … Lire la suite Product | The frozen discovery of the summer
Phenylketonuria is a medical condition. It is a rare genetic condition that obviously has significant impacts on our health, but it is sometimes very difficult, if not impossible, to notice the impacts as they can be subtle. However, the effects are there and when we pay attention to them, we can detect them. This is … Lire la suite The best choice
As a new parent, learning that your child has phenylketonuria can be alarming and stressful. Yes, your child has a genetic condition, but the good news is that it is not that complicated to understand and relatively easy to manage. However, it is important to have a good foundation and to get the relevant information … Lire la suite It’s not complicated – Follow the guide!
Carbohydrates. Sugar. Calories. Sodium, etc. Nutrition facts tables on foods contain a lot of information that is relevant to your health, but we can easily get confused. Personally, I consider that everyone’s diet (not just people with phenylketonuria) is so important that it is essential to be comfortable reading nutrition facts on labels. I’ve been … Lire la suite The nutritional value of food matters!
Phenylketonuria can be quite a challenge and sometimes seems overwhelming. As I have mentioned many times, one of the biggest obstacles one can encounter is without a doubt the lack of variety. Falling into an eating routine is indeed a danger that can make the diet very unpleasant. It becomes boring and less motivating to … Lire la suite The diet can be easy to follow!
I dare assume we all have a little sin, something we love a lot, but better not come close. In the case of phenylketonuria, it is really very important to stay away from certain foods that you like a lot. There are all kinds of foods that I love, but are not allowed to eat. … Lire la suite The ultimate low protein salad
I've mentioned it several times in the past: the best gift you can give a person with phenylketonuria is to teach them how to cook. This is extremely important to ensure a wide variety in our meals. Knowing how to juggle the flavours and low-protein foods that are available to us is essential. On the … Lire la suite Recipe – Add flavour to your pasta with Nutricia!