Recipe – Want to eat ramen noodles despite phenylketonuria?

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?

Product | The frozen discovery of the summer

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

The best choice

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

It’s not complicated – Follow the guide!

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!

The nutritional value of food matters!

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!

The diet can be easy to follow!

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!

Recipe – Add flavour to your pasta with Nutricia!

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!

In memoriam, Dr. Louis I. Woolf, Professor Emeritus

Source: John Adams, Co-Founder, President & CEO, CanPKU & Allied Disorders Inc. Published on CanPKU Facebook Page on February 13, 2021. You may not known much about Louis Woolf, or even have heard of him, but if you are living with PKU, please take time to honour his memory, life and work. It was his … Lire la suite In memoriam, Dr. Louis I. Woolf, Professor Emeritus

“Start the year on the right foot thanks to Nutricia Metabolics and Phenylcetonurie Quebec!” contest

Please, note that the contest is now closed. The year 2021 has officially started and it's time to think about what we want to accomplish for our loved ones, but also for ourselves in the coming months. A great way to take care of yourself is to set bold, but achievable personal goals that will … Lire la suite “Start the year on the right foot thanks to Nutricia Metabolics and Phenylcetonurie Quebec!” contest

Spice things up by inviting Italy into the kitchen

One of the challenges you face when you have phenylketonuria is to constantly reinvent yourself in the kitchen. And it's not easy! We are very limited in the foods we can eat, so it's easy to fall into the habit of eating the same thing on a regular basis. This is even more true when … Lire la suite Spice things up by inviting Italy into the kitchen