How can a low-fructose diet help my fructose intolerance?

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If you have fructose intolerance, a low-fructose diet can help minimize your symptoms of intestinal problems, low blood sugar, and liver and kidney damage. You should try to avoid all fructose, however, and aim for a fructose-free diet as much as possible. A low-fructose diet is more helpful for people who have fructose malabsorption (difficulty digesting or absorbing nutrients from food), as they may be able to tolerate small amounts of fructose.

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Digestive Diseases

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