Special low protein foods for phenylketonuria: availability in Europe and an examination of their nutritional profile


Pena M. J. , Almeida M. F. , van Dam E., Ahring K., Belanger-Quintana A., Dokoupil K., ...Daha Fazla

ORPHANET JOURNAL OF RARE DISEASES, cilt.10, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1186/s13023-015-0378-7
  • Dergi Adı: ORPHANET JOURNAL OF RARE DISEASES

Özet

Background: Special low protein foods (SLPF) are essential in the nutritional management of patients with phenylketonuria (PKU). The study objectives were to: 1) identify the number of SLPF available for use in eight European countries and Turkey and 2) analyse the nutritional composition of SLPF available in one of these countries.