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Friday, June 26, 2009

Create your own low-choline recipe on

In a recent post on the TMAU Yahoo Forum, A poster has posted a recipe using the nutrition data website, which allows you to calculate the nutrition of the recipe when constructing it, and in the case of TMAU therefore allows you to construct recipes low in choline, which TMAU sufferers are advised to keep low (as well as cruciferous vegetables, which are known to inhibit FMO3 enzyme).

Here is the post, with permission from the poster. Thank you

People who are new to the Low Choline Diet may find this useful.

I created a recipe listing with nutritional data, for Chicken Fajita which is fairly low in choline (good for your main choline meal for the day / dinner).

100g of chicken as indicated is one rather large chicken breast. Peppers, Onion and flour tortillas are all low choline.

I'm not a very good cook, but even I can handle this recipe.

Scroll down to "Vitamins" and you will see Choline ~62mg, which is fairly low.


- Blue Sky Collector

This is also an opportunity to let people know that they can construct their own recipes on the nutritiondata website in the case of TMAU calculating it, especially for low choline content. By becoming a member, the recipe is then available to all readers of the site. Remembering that cruciferous vegetables are also advised to not be used for TMAU, since they are known to inhibit the FMO enzyme.

Note about the Chicken Fajita recipe : While the recipe technically easily fits the low-choline advice given by TMAU experts (and sounds very tasty), keeping in mind that cruciferous vegatables are also advised to be avoided, at the moment the range of smells that people report smelling of, including fecal/gas/sewage/garbage etc, seems more complicated than just trimethylaminuria. Also the issue of metabolic body odor is almost completely ignored by the medical system, so at this point it is unclear how people with metabolic body odors may metabolize foods such as garlic and onions, for example. People on the forums mention they have bad associations with many foods, such as sugar, sulfury food etc. So while the few experts in trimethylaminuria say that trimethylamine is all that the problem is, at the sufferer end of the spectrum this may not be the case.


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