Q – Tips: Sucrose/Fructose Intolerance

Q – Tips: Sucrose/Fructose Intolerance

Sucrose/fructose intolerance is a mimic of food allergy. It is caused by gut fermentation of the inadequately absorbed sugar found in certain foods. The resultant symptoms are nausea, bloating, gas and diarrhea. The treatment is avoidance of the implicated food sources: cane sugar, beet sugar, all fruit and fruit products, corn syrup, most legumes, wine and beer. 


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