If you have familial chylomicronemia syndrome (FCS), snacking takes more thought, so we’ve put together some FCS-friendly snacks that you can grab – and then go! Ask your dietitian if these will work for you.
Quick Snacks On-The-Go
Fresh vegetables such as baby carrots, cherry tomatoes, and bell peppers are tasty snacks packed with nutrients and ready to eat.
Fat-Free Cottage Cheese
Fat-free cottage cheese is good on its own, mixed with fruit, or as a dip for your fresh veggies.
"The most discouraging thing is we work our butts off to maintain a strict diet and we are still only treading water. – Patient with FCS"
Berries and certain fruits in moderation – strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries, oranges, kiwi.
"There are a lot of rare diseases out there, so you have to ask the right questions and work with the right specialists to get to the right answers". – Justin, FCS Patient
Make the fat-free kind in a microwave. Toss in salt, dried oregano or basil, cinnamon, or a dash of cayenne pepper.