Micronutrients, Essential Fatty Acids and Bone Health in Phenylketonuria.

  title={Micronutrients, Essential Fatty Acids and Bone Health in Phenylketonuria.},
  author={Serwet Demirdas and Francjan J van Spronsen and Carla E. M. Hollak and Johanna H. van der Lee and Peter H. Bisschop and Fred M. Vaz and Nienke M. ter Horst and M E Rubio-Gozalbo and Annet Maria Bosch},
  journal={Annals of nutrition & metabolism},
  volume={70 2},
INTRODUCTION In phenylketonuria (PKU), a natural protein-restricted dietary treatment prevents severe cognitive impairment. Nutrient deficiencies may occur due to strict diet. This study is aimed at evaluating the dietary intake and blood concentrations of micronutrients and essential fatty acids (FA), bone mineral density (BMD) and fracture history in patients on long-term dietary treatment. METHODS Sixty early diagnosed Dutch patients (aged 1-39 years) were included in a multi-center cross… CONTINUE READING
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