He/she may order tests for celiac disease, lactose intolerance, and fructose malabsorption
, among other diagnostics.
This heightened sensitivity is called fructose malabsorption
. Gastroenterologists diagnose the condition with a breath test.
Foods restricted on a low-FODMAPs diet include fruits that contain fructose in excess of glucose (e.g., apples, pears), fructan-containing foods (e.g., wheat, onions, leeks, artichokes), sorbitol-containing foods (e.g., stone fruits), raffinose-containing foods (e.g., legumes, lentils, cabbage, and brussels sprouts), and lactose- and fructose-containing foods, if lactose and fructose malabsorption
, respectively, are demonstrated.
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She may be one of around 35% of the population that suffers from a condition called fructose malabsorption
There is mounting evidence from studies looking at the association between fructose and obesity and metabolic syndrome that primary fructose malabsorption
in children was negatively associated with obesity .
Washington, July 8 ( ANI ): People with fructose malabsorption
- a food intolerance that is as complicated as it is common - are turning to low FODMAP diet, which stands for six sugars, to tackle the condition.
Some people can even suffer from fructose malabsorption
EoAC" a digestive disorder that causes the fructose bulk to stay in the intestine, causing bloating, diarrhoea and sometimes vomiting.
The symptoms of IBS often overlap with such conditions as celiac disease, GERD, fructose malabsorption
or infectious gastroenteritis.
Because of her chronic intestinal symptoms, the patient was referred to our laboratory to confirm or exclude fructose malabsorption
, one of the most frequent causes of diarrhea in childhood (Table 1).
Patients with irritable bowel syndrome and fructose malabsorption
appeared to benefit from a diet that restricted intake of fructose and fructans, Susan J.