As a result from my recent concerns regarding Phenylketonuria, I would like to ask the community:

Where can I find the quantities of Phenylalanine in common nutritional items such as milk, eggs, cheese, nuts, soybeans, chicken, beef, pork, beans and fish?

I am aware it may vary between producers but I am at a loss when a label only states contains phenylalanine (without mention to the amount). Would there be a resource available for researching the levels that occur naturally?

  • This organization looks like it should be able to help you out: npkua.org
    – Armand
    May 19 at 0:31
  • I don't have PKU, neither is reaching out to an advisory board related to my question.
    – aitía
    May 19 at 1:23
  • I understand; the organization I suggested claims they have resources to help folks live with PKU, presumably including tables of how much PA occurs naturally in various types of food. Looking into it further, I see that they are selling their various resources -- sorry about that.
    – Armand
    May 19 at 2:37

OK, it seems this is more what you were asking for:

Food Data Chart http://apjcn.nhri.org.tw/server/info/books-phds/books/foodfacts/html/data/data2e.html

Table of Phenylalanine Content of Foods: Comparative Analysis of Data Compiled in Food Composition Tables https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC5509543/

  • Yes thank you Armand, these I found informative.
    – aitía
    May 19 at 15:36

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