How do I manage my fructose intolerance on a daily basis?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

The symptoms of fructose intolerance can be managed with a fructose-free diet. Avoid foods that contain fructose, sucrose, sorbitol, honey, and crystalline fructose. High fructose corn syrup is an ingredient in many processed foods; try to avoid this when possible. You may also be prescribed medications such as glucose tablets to prevent hypoglycemia. Ask your pharmacist about the ingredients of your medicine, as fructose is sometimes found in drugs.

Aviva J. Romm, MD
Family Medicine
If you have fructose intolerance, taking a daily probiotic and leaving foods out of your diet that give you symptoms are both helpful tips. Watch integrative medicine expert Aviva Romm, MD, explain how to manage fructose intolerance symptoms daily.

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