HCU gel

HCU gel™

A powdered protein substitute for the dietary management of Homocystinuria. HCU gel is easily made up to a smooth semi‐solid consistency. Suitable from 6 months of age, this is a simple choice for weaning onto a second stage protein substitute.

HCU gel is a food for special medical purposes and must be used under medical supervision.


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Key Features
Available in 10g PE pre‐measured sachets
Contains a full range of micronutrients
Ideal consistency – similar to other foods being introduced at this time
Mirrors the weaning process – helps reduce reliance on a bottle1
Given off the spoon – keeping parents in control at this vital time
Low volume – encouraging good feeding behaviour1

1. MacDonald A, Evans S, Cochrane B, Wildgoose J. Weaning infants with phenylketonuria: areview. Journal of Human Nutrition & Dietetics. 2012;25(2):103-10

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