Methionine Restricted Diet; Clinical Application

Authors

  • Tuba Günebak Şahin Hacettepe University Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Ankara
  • Nihal Şahin Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ankara
  • Tanju Besler Hacettepe University Faculty of Health Sciences Department of Nutrition and Dietetics Ankara
  • Sinan Beksaç Hacettepe University Faculty of Medicine Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Ankara

Keywords:

Methionine, Homocysteine, Methylenetetrahydrofolate reductase, Methionine restricted diet.

Abstract

To review nutritional therapy of hyperhomocysteinemia observed in Methylenetetrahydrofolate Reductase (MTHFR) gene polymorphisms. The researches and review articles about the subject has been read, investigated, compiled and integrated with our clinical experience. In the therapy of MTHFR gene polymorphisms, nutritional therapy is an integral part of the therapy and methionine restricted diet should be encouraged with vitamin supplementation which have important functions in methionine-homocysteine pathways. Methionine restricted diet may hneave beneficial effects on serum/plasma total homocysteine levels of the patients with MTHFR enzyme polymorphisms.

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Published

2012-04-06

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Günebak Şahin T, Şahin N, Besler T, Beksaç S. Methionine Restricted Diet; Clinical Application. Gynecol Obstet Reprod Med [Internet]. 2012Apr.6 [cited 2022Jul.7];18(1):54-61. Available from: https://gorm.com.tr/index.php/GORM/article/view/240

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