The Metabolic Dietary Disorders Association inc. (MDDA) offers support services and resources to educate, connect and enable all families living with a protein IEM in Australia.


Diet for Life! Metabolic Disorders are grouped according to the type of food that cannot be broken down properly.


Explore our collection of low protein recipes, share your cooking experiences and discover new products that are available.


Browse our reference library and learn everything there is to know about the disorders, their diagnosis and management.


Help increase the awareness of IEMs in the community. Become a member, volunteer or help us to raise funds.

Join our IEM Adult Wellbeing and Vitality Program.

Zest aims to improve the mental, emotional and physical health of Australian adults living with an IEM.

LowPro Inspo Cooking Channel

Bringing the community together through the power of cooking and to inspire each other to make delicious low pro food


#teamMDDA is a way for you and your family and friends to raise funds in support of the MDDA. You can do so by selecting MDDA as your chosen charity as you participate in an activity of your choice and raise awareness and funds for MDDA whilst doing something you love.

News Room

MDDA Update | March

MDDA Update | March

Read the MDDA Update for March '23! Featuring updates on: IEM Food Grant, '23 Family Retreat, the Great Protein Challenge, and more!

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IEM Food Grant Compliance Update

IEM Food Grant Compliance Update

Thursday 30 March 2023 from 1.00pm-2.00pm Join us in the MDDA Hub to meet the Program Team from the Government’s Inborn Errors of Metabolism program...

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The MDDA is supported by funding from the Australian Government under the Health Peak and Advisory Bodies Program. MDDA is registered with the Australian Taxation Office as an Public Benevolent Institution. We are endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR). All donations over $2 are tax deductible.

Disclaimer: Information presented within this website is intended for general purposes only and should not be construed as advising on diagnosis or treatment of any medical condition, if you have interest in any of the foods or treatments contained within this website check first with a qualified health professional.