The teenage years can be a challenging time for people with PKU. Learning to be independent, managing peer pressure and also going through the crucial time of exams and starting a career.

On this page, we will be adding advice and guidance about managing your PKU through this important stage of life.

Useful dietary information:

The Dietary Information Booklet Dietary Information for the Treatment of Phenylketonuria

The "ready reckoner" for calculating exchanges Ready Reckoner

Guide to food exchanges (colour guide) Food Exchanges List 2020

Guide to branded free foods Branded Exchange Free Foods List

Guide to low protein baking ingredients (colour guide) Baking Guide

Ice Lollies, ice creams and sorbets (colour guide) Ice Lolly Guide 2020

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Please Note
The dietary treatment for PKU varies for each person so all information produced by the NSPKU is for guidance only.  NSPKU publications should only be used in consultation with your own dietitian and/or doctor. Please see here for copyright details.