Issues in the dietary management of phenylketonuria: breast-feeding and trace-metal nutriture.

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We have reviewed our experience with supplemental breast-feeding of the infant with PKU. Our results indicate no harmful nutritional effects of breast-feeding the child with PKU, in comparison with the traditional approach using formula or cow's milk for supplementation. In addition, breast-feeding may provide a source of emotional support for the mother… (More)

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