Q – Tips: Mushrooms

Q – Tips: Mushrooms

Another less common mimic of food allergy is mushroom intolerance.  In this syndrome the deficient enzyme is Trehalase disaccharidase.   Mushrooms contain “double” (di-) sugar (saccharide).   If the sugar isn’t broken down into single sugar (mono-saccharide) it ferments in the colon causing bloating, gas, and diarrhea.  


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