Tasting Tradition: Newborn Screening Around the Dinner Table

Tasting Tradition: Newborn Screening Around the Dinner Table

Public Square #7Published November 03, 2017
The Prompt: 

For many families, one of the most important parts of the holidays is sitting down together for a family meal. Turkey, ham, roast beef, pumpkin pie, mashed potatoes; these are a few seasonal favorites. But for many who have been diagnosed with a condition through newborn screening, traditional recipes for these foods may often be off-limits due to low protein, dairy free, or high fat diets, and other life-saving dietary changes. Though this can be challenging, we know there are plenty of home chefs out there who have cleverly cooked delicious meals everyone can enjoy!

How have you navigated family and cultural traditions during the holiday season or special occasions? Share your stories, tips, tricks, and favorite recipes below!

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The Question: 
How can individuals with newborn screening conditions and their relatives navigate family and cultural traditions during the holiday season or special occasions?

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How can individuals with newborn screening conditions and their relatives navigate family and cultural traditions during the holiday season or special occasions?
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If you missed our Newborn Screening Tasting Tradition Discussion Panel on this topic, please check it out on YouTube so you can still get all the info! https://youtu.be/sFUnn2IUs10

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