PKU.com Community Discussion Forum Parent support are gummy vitamins safe?

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  • #8242

    well?  Are they?

    #8246
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    cmbell
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    I wouldn't think they would be a good option simply because of the word gummy.  Gummy normally means gelatin and gelatin contains animal parts, not sure which parts, but it does. 

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    rmbrewer12
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    The Flinstone's vitamins are not PHE free, but I am not sure about any others. I would call your dietician.

    Rachel NC
    14 month CPKU

    #8248
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    BreaMarie91
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    To my knowledge gummy vitamins should be ok. Yes, they probably do contain gelatin, but I doubt there is enough to make it very high in phe. Most vitamins that do have phe in them are usually only 5 mg of phe. If you are still unsure call your dietitian or doctor.

    ~Breanna 18 CPKU

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