The Importance of Diet for Life

This text was published in the magazine “News & Views | Issue 158” and is written by Suzanne Ford, RD (NSPKU) and Dr Ben Green, PhD., Medical Affairs Research Advisor (Nutricia). There are many helpline queries about diet for life – this article explains a little bit about what is now known about phenylalanine and … Lire la suite The Importance of Diet for Life

Emotions and phenylketonuria

You have probably heard the phrase "emotional eating". It is a well-known phenomenon of trying to reduce stress, anxiety, fear, and anger through food. Of course, this is a very bad habit because you lose all awareness of what you eat and it can eventually lead to health problems, especially when ingested foods are high … Lire la suite Emotions and phenylketonuria

Phenylcetonurie Quebec’s Priorities

I have always tended to take a lot of projects at once, to say yes almost to all ideas or offers, to keep busy until I reach a stage where I have to cut some stuff to try to relax a few days. I started Phenylcetonurie Quebec in order to share my experience of #phenylketonuria … Lire la suite Phenylcetonurie Quebec’s Priorities

The recipe for low protein poutine is here!

Say what you will, but poutine is delicious (I know, I've already tasted it...). We may have phenylketonuria, but we are living in a beautiful era. Several years ago, low-protein foods were very limited. It was therefore impossible to eat something that resembles poutine, without taking a solid dose of natural proteins, which is not … Lire la suite The recipe for low protein poutine is here!

Dating someone with phenylketonuria

A few days ago, I promised you not one article about Valentine's Day, but two! As today is the great day of love, it is with great pleasure that my girlfriend has agreed to give her opinion on phenylketonuria and our relationship. I met Tristan on a dating site. I contacted him first (yes, girls … Lire la suite Dating someone with phenylketonuria

Dating when you have phenylketonuria

The lovers' day is coming soon! It's time to find a valentine and spend beautiful romantic moments together. Obviously, when we are already in a relationship, we can go directly to romantic moments! I'm lucky to have met the woman of my life a while ago, but the upcoming Valentine's Day gave me the idea … Lire la suite Dating when you have phenylketonuria

How I survived the Super Bowl with phenylketonuria

Let's say it from the start, I'm not a fan of the Super Bowl. In fact, I don't even like football! I find it difficult to understand the interest of two teams running from one side to the other of a long course to hurling and hurting themselves every minute. But that's a personal opinion. … Lire la suite How I survived the Super Bowl with phenylketonuria

The 3 best articles of PCU Quebec in 2017

The year ends in a few hours (depending where you are, it may already be over) and it's time for balance sheets and wishes for 2018. As far as I'm concerned, the year 2017 went very well and I was happy to see my blog and my social platforms grow more and more! I will … Lire la suite The 3 best articles of PCU Quebec in 2017

Is it easy to grow up with phenylketonuria?

I was recently asked to talk about my childhood, the challenges I had with phenylketonuria and the way my family helped me. This is a rather broad subject and probably that they would be better placed than me to talk about it, but I will try to organize my ideas as best as I can. … Lire la suite Is it easy to grow up with phenylketonuria?