Anthropometric characteristics and nutrition in a cohort of PAH-deficient patients.

  title={Anthropometric characteristics and nutrition in a cohort of PAH-deficient patients.},
  author={Luis Ald{\'a}miz-Echevarr{\'i}a and Maria Amor Bueno and Mar{\'i}a L Couce and Sergio Lage and Jaime Dalmau and Isidro Vitoria and Fernando Andrade and J. L. Sirvent Blasco and Carlos Alcalde and David Garc{\'i}a Gil and Mar{\'i}a del Carmen Garc{\'i}a and Domingo Gonz{\'a}lez-Lamu{\~n}o and M{\'o}nica I. Ruiz and Luis J Pe{\~n}a-Quintana and Maria Luisa Asensio Ruiz and David Gonz{\'a}lez and F{\'e}lix S{\'a}nchez-Valverde},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  volume={33 4},
BACKGROUND & AIMS Treating phenylketonuria based upon strict vegetarian diets has occasionally been found to hamper physical development, some patients presenting with growth retardation and malnutrition. In addition, some researchers have reported an association between higher protein intakes and attaining better developmental outcomes, although it remains unclear which protein fraction (natural or synthetic) has the greatest influence on growth. The present study aimed to evaluate… CONTINUE READING