Travel Talk - Spanish

Adapted with thanks from the NSPKU website:

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For medical reasons I am not allowed to eat any products which contain a lot of protein, for example meat, fish, eggs, cheese and soya. Vegetables like potatoes and sweet corn, pulses and cereals are allowed in limited quantities and have to be measured.
Por razones de salud no se me permite comer productos que contengan proteina, como por ejemplo, carne, pescado, huevos, queso y soja. Verduras como patatas y maíz, legumbres y cereales se permiten en cantidades limitadas y que deben ser medidas.

Fruit, leaf vegetables, sugar, oil, butter and margarine are permitted freely.
Fruta, verduras verdes, azúcar, aceite, mantequilla y margarina se permiten sín restricción.

PKU only: Any foods, drinks or medication sweetened with Aspartame (E951) are not allowed.
No se permite cualquier comida, bebida or medicamento que contenga el edulcorante Aspartame (E951).

To stay in good health, I have to follow this strict diet with medication.
Para conservarme en salud, debo seguir esta dieta estrictamente y tomar medicación.

I have a medical condition called:
Tengo una affección llamada:
Fenylketonuria - Phenylketonuria (PKU)
Enfermedad del jarabe de arce - Maple Syrup Urine Disease (MSUD)
Homocistinuria - Homocystinuria (HCU)
Tirosinemia tipo 1 - Tyrosinaemia Type 1
Aciduria glutárica tipo I - Glutaric Aciduria Type 1 (GA1)
Aciduria metilmalónica - Methylmalonic Acidaemia (MMA)
Acidemia propiónica - Propionic Acidaemia (PA)
Acidemia isovalérica - Isovaleric Acidaemia (IVA)
Trastorno del metabolismo de ciclo de la urea Urea Cycle Disorder (UCD)

Can you bring me a plate of vegetables only?
Me trae un plato de verduras por favor?

Can I have a salad on its own?
Me trae solamente una ensalada por favor?

Does this dish contain meat/fish/egg/milk/cheese?
Contiene este plato carne/pescado/huevo/leche/queso?

Please could I have some potatoes/chips/French fries with vegetables/salad?
Tiene patatas hervidas/patatas fritas con verduras/ ensalada?

Please may I have some fruit?
Tiene fruta por favor?

Can you cook a portion of this pasta/rice /pizza base for my meal tonight?
Me puede cocer una porción de pasta/arroz/pan de pizza?

Can you heat this food for me?
Me puede calentar ésta comida?

Can you warm my baby’s bottle?
Me puede canlentar el biberón?

Can you toast this special bread for me?
Me puede tostar éste pan especial?

Can I have some butter?
Me trae mantequilla?

Can I have a bottle of water?
Me trae una botella de agua?

Can I have a can or bottle of Coca Cola / Fanta / Sprite?
Me trae una botella o lata de Coca Cola/Fanta/Sprite?

Can I have some tomato sauce please?
Me trae salsa de tomate por favor?

Can I eat my special medical food in your restaurant?
Puedo comer en su restaurante mi comida médica especial?

PKU only: I cannot take food or drinks containing ASPARTAME (E951).
No puedo comer o beber alimentos que contengan ASPARTAME (E951).

I cannot eat any meat, fish, cheese, eggs or milk products.
No puedo comer carne, pescado, queso, huevos o productos làcteos.

Have you got a fridge which I can use?
Tiene una nevera que pueda utilizar?

Can I put this in your fridge?
Puedo poner esto en su nevera?

Where is the doctor’s surgery?
Dónde está la consulta del doctor?

Where is the hospital?
Dónde está el hospital?

Where is the British Embassy?
Dónde está la Embajada Británica?

Where is the post office?
Dónde está correos?

Thank you for your help.
Gracias por su ayuda.



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