Teen Curriculum: Calculating phe
Learning the "Real" Phe Content of Foods
Participants estimate the amount of phe in a variety of foods, then use a gram scale and a food list to calculate actual phe content.
Learning the "Real" Phe Content of Potatoes
Participants estimate the amount of phe in an assortment of potatoes, then use a gram scale and a food list to calculate actual phe content.
Magical Soup Evaluation Tour
Review the phenylalanine content of several different types of canned soups and sort them into low, medium, and high PHE groups. Discuss portion sizes and whether these would fit into the food pattern of a person with PKU.
PKU Camp Menus
Participants review a camp menu, calculate the phe content, and revise the menu to bring the phe content to 300 mg/day.
Participants complete an activity looking at food labels and ingredients and practicing techniques to estimate the amount of phe in foods.
Stations for Liquids
Participants complete an activity, practicing a variety of skills useful in determining the phe content of liquids.
Calculating Phe Curriculum for other ages: