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'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!
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
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
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
Having phenylketonuria means dealing with several dietary peculiarities. First for parents, who must diligently follow their children's low-protein diet until they become teenagers. Then, for the young phenylketonuric who will inevitably have to take charge and fend for himself in the kitchen. This is why the most practical gift my mother gave me was being … Lire la suite The most convenient gift
This year, due to the situation created by COVID-19, the organizers of the European annual ESPKU conference have decided to broadcast it on the Internet on Sunday, November 1, 2020! Now is the time to attend it, free of travel costs, live from your home. However, note that it will start very early in Quebec, … Lire la suite Now is the time to attend the annual ESPKU conference
Probably the biggest problem a person with phenylketonuria has to deal with is hunger. Why? One of the things that contributes the most to feelings of fullness is protein. Unfortunately, this is also exactly what we should avoid as much as possible. Take a moment to think about this. It is 3 or 4 pm … Lire la suite You are hungry? There is a trick.