Ulrike Reichert, MS

Ulrike Reichert is a nutritionist by training and mother of two (almost) adults. She is passionate about educating patients, families and healthcare professionals and has dedicated her career to helping the metabolic community. At Nutricia North America she is responsible for medical affairs (Metabolics/Keto/Adult Nutrition) together with her team of dietitians.

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Sports Nutrition Basics for Active Individuals with Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism – Part 2

We talked about general topics of sports nutrition in our last blog — let’s now discuss what is important BEFORE, DURING and AFTER exercise for people with an inborn error of amino acid metabolism such as Phenylketonuria (PKU), Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD) or Homocystinuria (HCU). Before getting started, it is important to know that …

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Sports Nutrition Basics for Active Individuals with Disorders of Amino Acid Metabolism – Part 1

Participating in sports and fitness provides many benefits for health and wellbeing—and this holds true for many people with inherited metabolic disorders. Plenty of members of the metabolic community run races, dance, and play team sports to stay fit. James, a college sophomore with Phenylketonuria (PKU), for example, plays club soccer. (Read our interview with …

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What is GMP?

You’ve likely seen ‘GMP’ on a Phenylketonuria (PKU) or Tyrosinemia (TYR) formula label or heard about it through your dietitian. But what exactly is it and why is it getting so popular? GMP can be used as a protein source for PKU and Tyrosinemia formulas. GMP, short for glycomacropeptide, is a peptide – a type of …

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