Phenylketonuria: Dietary and therapeutic challenges

  title={Phenylketonuria: Dietary and therapeutic challenges},
  author={Marcello Giovannini and Elvira Verduci and Elisabetta Salvatici and Laura Fiori and Enrica Riva},
  journal={Journal of Inherited Metabolic Disease},
PKU subjects need special attention in the definition of optimal supplementation of nutrients, which may be insufficient in relation to the type of diet and may otherwise manifest symptoms of deficit. In particular, it is necessary to pay great attention to the long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acid (LC-PUFA) levels in relation to correct development of the central nervous system. On the basis of numerous beneficial effects currently known, a permanent supplementation with LC-PUFAs, in… CONTINUE READING
28 Citations
67 References
Similar Papers


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 28 extracted citations


Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 67 references

The intake

  • M 127–131. Hoeksma, M Van Rijn, PH Verkerk
  • 2005
1 Excerpt

The intake of total protein , natural protein and protein substitute and growth of height and head circumference in Dutch infants with phenylketonuria

  • LA Horrocks, YK Yeo
  • J Inherit Metab Dis
  • 2005

Body mass index rebound

  • S Scaglioni, E Verduci, L Fiori
  • 2004
1 Excerpt

Body mass index rebound and overweight at 8 years of age in hyperphenylalaninemic children

  • KH Schulpis, C Namopoulos, A Scarpalezou, A Bouloukos, S Missiou-Tsagarakis
  • Acta Paediatr
  • 2004

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…