What causes fructose intolerance?

Dr. Jeanne Morrison, PhD
Family Practitioner

Fructose intolerance is inherited from your parents. It is an autosomal recessive disease. This means that both parents carry the gene that causes fructose intolerance, but they may not have any symptoms of the disease.

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