Low Pro Living Support Blog

You’ve come to right place to learn more about inborn errors of metabolism like PKU or MSUD, explore diet management tips, and hear inspiring stories. From big moments, like starting college to little ones like what to eat for dinner, we have tips and ideas to help you along the way.

Please note: information presented in our blogs is for educational purposes only and is in no way intended to replace the care, advice, and medical supervision of your metabolic team. Always consult your metabolic healthcare team with questions you have and before you make any changes to your or your loved one’s diet or condition management.

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Introducing NutriciaMetabolics.com

From little moments to big ones, we’re here for you Nutricia is proud to launch our newly redesigned NutriciaMetabolics.com website, formerly known as MedicalFood.com. NutriciaMetabolics.com has been rebuilt with you in mind. Our aim is to provide the Metabolic community with support from the littlest moments in life to the biggest ones. Here are a …

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The Early Years: Giving Your Little One the Best Start in Life

Nutricia is by your family’s side following your baby’s diagnosis of an inborn error of metabolism: our Periflex®/Anamix® Early Years metabolic infant formulas are used and trusted in 25 countries, and we’re here with all-around support to give your little one the best start in life. Nutricia is committed to supporting your little one with …

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A family’s journey in learning about PKU through baby Aspen

“When I got the call, I couldn’t process what I was hearing. It was so hard.” Lacy thinks back to the moment when she learned that her second child, a baby girl named Aspen, was diagnosed with Phenylketonuria (PKU). PKU is a rare inherited metabolic disorder that means a person must avoid foods naturally high …

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Restaurant Food Guides: Common Low Protein Options on Restaurant Menus

Just because you have a metabolic condition like phenylketonuria (PKU), maple syrup urine disease (MSUD), homocystinuria (HCU), or another inborn error of metabolism disorder doesn’t mean you can’t order restaurant food. Here are helpful tips for navigating common restaurant menus in the U.S. and Canada and finding low protein options that fit your diet. Remember …

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