Molecular and Cellular Pediatrics volume 3 , Article number: 10 Cite this article. Metrics details. Incomplete intestinal absorption of fructose might lead to abdominal complaints such as pain, flatulence and diarrhoea. The hydrogen production by colonic bacteria is used for diagnosis with the hydrogen breath test. However, the appropriate fructose test dose for correct diagnosis is unclear. Subjects with fructose malabsorption show increased breath hydrogen levels and abdominal symptoms after fructose administration but do not report any symptoms when fructose is given together with glucose.
Fructose Malabsorption: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment
There is still a lot of food to enjoy without experiencing any symptoms of fructose malabsorption. Once you know a proper fructose malabsorption food list , you can improve your well-being significantly. I will show you what is favorable to eat and what you should avoid for eliminating symptoms and restoring normal digestion. The following food list is specific for fructose malabsorption. The following foods are fructose-free or have at least a low fructose content. You may focus on these for preventing symptoms:. Herbs often contain high amounts of fructose.
Fructose malabsorption in people with and without gout: A case-control study
This causes gastrointestinal distress and the only solution is to limit the problematic sugars by following a low- FODMAP diet. The acronym stands for F ermentable rapidly digested by bacteria in the intestines , O ligosaccharides fructans and galacto-oligosaccharides , D isaccarides lactose , M onosaccharides fructose , A nd P olyols sugar alchohols such as sorbitol, mannitol, xylitol and maltitol. A lot of foods have fructose in them, but only the ones that contain more fructose than glucose are a problem.
Functional bowel disorders FBDs are gastrointestinal GI disorders related to the middle or lower GI tract that lack identifiable pathoetiology. Irritable Bowel Syndrome: Despite the research dedicated to IBS, there is little known about its cause or development process. IBS affects the large intestine, causing cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas, diarrhea, and constipation. Fortunately, IBS does not cause permanent damage to the colon and few people have disabling symptoms.