Health Tip: If You Have Fructose Intolerance11/25/10
(HealthDay News) -- Fructose is a natural sugar found in many
foods, and it's added to many others. Some people have trouble
digesting fructose -- a condition called fructose intolerance.
The American Gastroenterological Association suggests how to
help manage fructose intolerance:
- Limit intake of dried fruits, fresh fruits and fruit
- Limit high fructose corn syrup, found in sodas and other
- Keep a food diary, logging what you ate and any symptoms. This
will help determine how much fructose you can safely handle.
- Limit drinking alcohol.
- Limit consumption of honey.
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