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Do I need to avoid only fruit if I have fructose intolerance?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

If you have fructose intolerance, you need to monitor your diet closely. Avoid most fruits, but dairy, fats, eggs, and protein are usually safe to eat. Most vegetables are also allowed except for tomatoes, sweet potatoes, corn, and carrots. You should avoid all desserts, honey, and processed foods that may contain fructose.

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