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Are there alternative treatments for fructose intolerance?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

While there are no alternative treatments, fructose intolerance can be treated with a fructose-free diet. Fructose occurs in fruits and fruit juices, confectioner's sugar, table sugar, and honey, so you should avoid these foods and drinks. Limit your intake of processed foods such as high fructose corn syrup as well, as you may notice increased symptoms if you eat too much of these. Talk to your doctor or nutritionist about planning a diet that works for you.

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