fructans

Low-FODMAP Diet – Foods to Avoid in IBS and Bloating

Short-Chain Carbohydrates May Cause Chronic Bloating and Diarrhea Ask a Doctor Online Now! It was found out that certain people complaining about abdominal bloating, excessive gas, chronic diarrhea or constipation, diagnosed with ‘dyspepsia’, irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) or functional bowel disease (FBD), >> Read More ...

Foods, High in Fructose, Sorbitol, Fructans and FODMAPs

Amount of Fructose, Glucose, Sorbitol and Fructans in Foods Ask a Doctor Online Now! Foods, problematic in fructose malabsorption (FM) are: High in fructose High in sorbitol Have high fructose-to-glucose ratio (>1) High in fructans or other FODMAPs (problematic only for some persons with >> Read More ...

Fructose Malabsorption – Causes, Symptoms, and Diagnosis

What Is Fructose Malabsorption (FM)? A human intestine cannot absorb an unlimited amount of fructose, but most people can absorb 25-50 g of fructose per sitting (1). By definition, inability to absorb 25 g of fructose per sitting is considered as fructose malabsorption. Unabsorbed fructose may cause diarrhea and bloating. >> Read More ...