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BreaMarie91
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The difference between an exchange and what your doing with the protein is that 1 exchange=15mg phe and 1g of protein=45mgphe
So basically 1 exchange is just 1/3 of one gram of protein.
If I’m correct since your allowed 4g of protein you would be allowed 12exchanges and 180mg phe.
Hope this makes sense. nBreanna

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