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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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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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The Loprofin Pasta Story

Ever wonder where and how low protein pasta is made? Discover the story of Nutricia’s Loprofin pasta and what makes it tasty and convenient for those on a low protein diet.   Meet the Mennucci Family The Mennucci family began making Loprofin pasta almost 50 years ago in Tuscany, Italy. The operation is now in …

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A versatile low protein baking mix for breads, cookies, and more!

Loprofin Baking Mix from Nutricia North America is an all‐purpose, low protein baking mix. We created it so you can have an easier time making low protein baked goods and other recipes. Our Loprofin Baking Mix is suitable for those with PKU, MSUD, and other inborn errors of metabolism. We hope you get inspired to …

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Education Tools to Help you Understand PKU and other Metabolic Disorders

Do you have questions about inborn errors of metabolism like PKU, MSUD, or MMA/PA? We’re here to support you with easy-to-understand education tools. As part of our Nutricia Connect support platform, we offer easy-to-understand education materials that provide information on complex disorders like PKU, MSUD, and others. We’re here to support you as you educate …

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A Love for Pasta

After an afternoon of shopping for all new teal colored outfits for my daughter, I came home to a very upset little girl. I somehow missed when her favorite color changed from teal to blue. I also seemed to have missed when she stopped liking apples for a snack. I ended up eating a lot …

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Introducing solid foods to your baby

Always consult your metabolic healthcare professional before introducing new foods or making any changes to your child’s diet. Introducing solids is an exciting time in your baby’s development, but it may come with some anxiety for you. That’s completely normal! The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) currently recommends gradually introducing solid foods when a baby is …

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