Inaccurate Protein Content Found on Most Food Labels in UK

Inaccurate Protein Content Found on Most Food Labels in UK

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Inaccurate Protein Content Found on Most Food Labels in UK

Food labels on supermarket websites in the U.K. have high rates of misleading, incomplete, and inaccurate information relating to protein content, which could affect the metabolic control of people with phenylketonuria (PKU), a study has found. The study, “Protein Labelling Accuracy for UK Patients with PKU Following a Low Protein Diet,” was published in the journal Nutrients.  The first-line treatment to manage PKU is a diet low in phenylalanine, the amino acid that builds up…

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