Metabolic Control

nutritionThe Metabolic Control category – as part of Nutricia Advanced Medical Nutrition – is striving to provide our patients and their families with the best quality of products and services available for the best clinical outcome and quality of life for people with Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IEM).


In the 1990s, Nutricia acquired the highly specialised firms SHS International (Ltd) and Milupa Metabolics GmBh with a core portfolio for the dietary management of inborn errors of metabolism and epilepsy. Within this area there are products from SHS International and Milupa Metabolics GmBh, and these products support the greatest number of patients worldwide across the widest variety of IEM’s including errors in:

  • Amino acid metabolism e.g. Phenylketonuria, Maple Syrup Urine Disease
  • Carbohydrate metabolism e.g. Galactosemia
  • Fatty acid metabolism e.g. VLCAD and many more.

Nutricia also provide a wide range of low protein foods to support patients with amino acid based IEMs.

Furthermore Nutricia provide a range of products to support the dietary management of refractory epilepsy using the Ketogenic diet or Modified Atkins Diet (MAD).