FOODS FOR PHENYLKETONURIC - DIET AND NUTRITION

Food for Phenylketonuric



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Foods for phenylketonuric are especially those with lower amounts of the amino acid phenylalanine, such as fruits and vegetables because patients with this disease can not metabolize that amino acid. Some industrialized products have on the labels information about the presence of phenylalanine in the product and what their amount is, such as agar agar gelatine, non-diet soda, fruit popsicle, sugar or sprinkle, for example, so it is important that the patient or the patient's parents check on food labels whether or not the food has phenylalanine and how much