SIMPLY MORE PHE, MORE CHOICES: THINK HEALTHY!

Simply More Phe, More Choices: Think Healthy! are a series of educational modules for clinic or individual use, created by Laurie Bernstein, MS, RD, FADA, FAND; Casey Burns, RD, CSP; Melissa Hammons, MS, RD and Maureen Kroner, BS, DTR at the Inherited Metabolic Diseases Clinic at Children's Hospital Colorado.

One of each module is available for free per individual/family.  Please send your order requests or questions to Katrina Swenson at katrina.swenson@npkua.org. Additional copies are available for purchase at the Children’s Hospital Colorado for $5.00 each.  Please contact Maureen Kroner at maureen.kroner@childrenscolorado.org

You can find the order form here.

 

 


Available Modules:

Simply More Phe, More Choices: Think Healthy!
All of these books incorporate the Simplified Diet that increases the flexibility of the food you consume.

The Foundation – This booklet incorporates healthy choices while utilizing the Simplified Diet for PKU. The Simplified Diet increases the flexibility of your diet by allowing free consumption of all fruits and certain vegetables while maintaining blood phenylalanine levels in the target range. It offers options of healthy protein choices to add to a diet prescription that may allow more phenylalanine in a day.

Beginning the Journey of Introducing Healthy Solid Foods – This booklet was developed to be used by families with young children to focus on incorporating healthy choices while utilizing the Simplified Diet for PKU. The booklet provides child-friendly meal and recipe ideas with healthy protein choices that can be added to a diet prescription that allows more phenylalanine in a day.

Pregnancy – This booklet provides helpful hints and tips for women throughout their pregnancy. It focuses on healthy food choices to meet Phe/protein goals while utilizing the Simplified Diet.  

Generation X,Y & Z – This module was created to focus on health food choices for adults, who's diet prescription may allow them to eat more Phe/protein.

Teenagers – This booklet was created for teenagers with PKU. It provides quick tips for making healthy Phe/protein choices as the diet may change throughout the teenage years. 

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