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Can't Eat FRUITS? Get Bloating and Diarrhea? Please Contribute.
Hi to all. I'm doing an online investigation about DIETARY FRUCTOSE INTOLERANCE (DFI). In this condition most fruits (apples, pears, prunes...), honey, some vegetables (tomatoes, artichoke...), products with added High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS), sorbitol (in "low calorie" foods or "sugar free" chewing gum) and often wheat and onions cause BLOATING and DIARRHEA (also headache or depression). For more info click on my username and check "journals".

If someone thinks, he/she might have this condition (often misdiagnosed as IBS), I want to discuss with you in this thread about which exact fruits, vegetables, cereals and sugars you can/can't tolerate.



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...and zucchini.
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Kiwi and zucchini are passes. What happens to the fructose level if I dehydrate Kiwi? Will it increase with the same ratio as the glucose? Technically, if I can eat a fruit/veggie in raw and cooked form, can I also eat it dried? (if I dry it myself and don't add anything to it.)
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I can't say reliably, if some glucose would be converted to fructose or vice versa during drying kiwi. Obviously, both glucose and fructose levels would increase qiute a bit. In general, drying adds to the FM problem...

Raw, cooked and dried fruits are not the same when it comes to food intolerances or even food allergies. If you cook carrots, some long-chain carbohydrates are broken down to fructose and glucose, so cooked carrots may be sweat, while raw ones are usually not. So, in general, yes, it's posible that F/G ratio changes during cooking or drying.

Also, bananas are typical fruit well tolerated by many with FM. If you can't tolerate bananas, it means, there may be something other in bananas what irritates you. It's also a big difference between riped and green bananas...


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Hi, I have SIBO and I wanted to contribute to this thread. I believe I have fructose malabsoprtion caused by the SIBO, which also makes it hard to digest sucralose, fiber and even some starches. I like that you are asking these questions. SO many people believe that such healthy foods like fruits and vegetables and whole grains can be damaging for people, but there are those of us who just cannot eat them.


FRUITS:
- mango N
- oranges N
- raspberries Y
- strawberries in moderation
- watermelon N
- kiwi N
VEGETABLES
-onions in moderation
- leek Y
- carrots in moderation
- garlic Y
- parsley Y
CEREALS:
- wheat in moderation
- barley N
LEGUMES:
- beans N
- green peas in moderation
- soy in moderation
- lentils N
NUTS:
- pistachios in moderation
- peanuts (peanut butter) in moderation
- hazelnuts in moderation
- almonds in moderation
- cashews in moderation
- chestnuts in moderation
- walnuts in moderation
- coconut Y
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose tiny amounts
- splenda N
- maple syrup N
- molasses N
- brown sugar N
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara) tiny amounts
- sorghum syrup N
- caramel N
- stevia Y
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Adwilliams,

some individuals with FM can not (completely) tolerate fructans and galactans, so this might be a reason you can't tolerate wheat and onions (contain fructans) and galactans (in legumes). Besides these and fructose, you may not tolerate sorbitol and other polyols (xylitol, maltitol...).

Search online for "Low-fodmap diet" - it excludes all mentioned nutrients.
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thought I'd join in,

I'm also fructose intolerant...sad thing with me is I *WISH* I had IBS-D like all of you but instead my fructose intolerance causes severe IBS-C/anxiety/insomnia  which makes it REALLY hard to figure out safe foods because if I eat something wrong it lasts for 4+ days... so testing foods sometimes takes weeks and weeks and i'm still figuring out what's safe and what is not.

I'm very jealous of some you.  Brown rice concentrated (rice milk for example) brings out the worst for me.  Good luck all.
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By the way Boron thanks for your journals/posts...you've helped me finally get a diagnosis over the years - this is a great website for any of you suffering with health issues.
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can you tolerate a small amount, like a tespoon of a table sugar?  Also, from when do you have digesting problems?

Search for "nutrition guide for fructose malabsorption" and check a table with many examples of safe "to try" and "to avoid" foods. If that doesn't help, you can tell for more foods you can't tolerate, since FM is often combined with other food intolerances.
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Hey :)

You know mine is really weird.. I can tolerate some amounts of sugar even almost a spoon full of it...luckily, but it's fruit juice concentrate or brown rice...rice milk.. soy..corn..at first I thought it was only soy...then gluten but small things, even dates send me into a pure nausea misery.

anyway I bought the blue book from amazon, and also I've been using a few lists online but anything with concentrated forms or raisins or dates..cranberry's honey of course.. wheat/corn give me serious issues as well as oats so i'm not sure if it's a gluten issue as well.

I've been sick since October of 2005 *yes that long sadly* my dumb doctors never even thought about recommending testing for it with pure nausea/anxiety/insomnia/IBS loose stools/constipation and only NOW being fructose free for a few weeks my hands are not sweating and even though i'm still having IBS issues I've improved big time.  Thanks for the advice!
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Mathew007,

I encourage you to find out what are you intolerant to exactly.

I'm pretty sure you have fructose malabsorption (FM) - dates, raisins and honey are rich in fructose. You can tolerate table sugar (= 50% fructose + 50% glucose), since one mollecule of glucose helps in absorption of one mollecule of fructose even in people with FM. So, you might tolerate other foods with greater amount of glucose than fructose. Be aware, that you don't need to avoid even tinny amounts of fructose, if you have FM. The important thing is, which exact foods (nutrients) you can't tolerate.

Fruit juice often contains either fructose or sorbitol.
There is some fructose in brown rice.
Oats is rich in soluble fiber. Pure oats should not contain gluten, but it can be contaminated with it during harvesting and other processes.
Can't explain why corn would irritate you - I mean, it's probably just a separate intolerance.

Are you sure about gluten? If you can tolerate wheat "in moderation", you don't likley have celiac. d., but you probably can't tolerate *fructans*, which are in wheat and onions.
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Yeah i'm still in the process of trying to figure out what I can and can't do..

It's weird I think it may be the cornflour used in wheat that may be the problem.. but I can tell for sure when I eat something too much with fructose (instant headache/nausea/insomnia/anxiety/IBS issues) so I'm a weird case but it's still trial and error.

The oats I *SHOULD* be fine with so i'm experimenting with plain water/milk combo's trying to figure out what to do there because the last 2 weeks i've been eating nothing but eggs (which works but gets old super quick).  I'm not sure about gluten which is why i'm testing myself..quaker oats I believe are not gluten free, but I could be wrong but we'll see.

anyway thanks for the advice, too bad there's not a test out there that tells you exactly what to do and what to avoid :P
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FRUITS:
N- mango
N-oranges
N- raspberries
Y- strawberries
N- watermelon
N- kiwi
VEGETABLES Vegetable laxative:
Y- onions
?- leek
Y(Cooked)- carrots
Y- garlic
Y- parsley
CEREALS:
Y- wheat
Y- barley
LEGUMES:
Y- beans
Y- green peas
Y- soy
Y- lentils
NUTS:
N- pistachios
50/50- peanuts (peanut butter)
Y- hazelnuts
Y- almonds
50/50- cashews
?- chestnuts
Y- walnuts
50/50- coconut
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
?- sucrose
Y- splenda
N- maple syrup
50/50- molasses
Y- brown sugar
Y- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara)
?- sorghum syrup
Y- caramel
?- stevia
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FRUITS:
- mango  N
- oranges N
- raspberries N
- strawberries N
- watermelon N
- kiwi N
VEGETABLES:
- onions Y
- leek  not sure
- carrots  Y
- garlic  Y
- parsley  Y
CEREALS:
- wheat  Y
- barley  Y
LEGUMES:
- beans  sometimes Y sometimes N
- green peas  don't know
- soy  Y
- lentils  Y
NUTS:
- pistachios  Y
- peanuts (peanut butter)   Y
- hazelnuts  Y
- almonds   Y
- cashews  Y
- chestnuts   Y
- walnuts   Y
- coconut   Y
SUGARS/SWEETENERS: don't consume any
- sucrose
- splenda
- maple syrup
- molasses
- brown sugar
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara)
- sorghum syrup
- caramel
- stevia

Hi Boron, hope u can help me.  I've been living vegan for about 20 months now (& don't wanna give up that.-by now only the thought of animal products makes me sick & became lactose-intolerant too)  . I eat a lot of self-prepared fruit cocktails, salads, and veggies.  But in the last 2 months or so  I seem to have become fructose intolerant.  I cannot eat my usual big fruit cocktails anymore  without getting bloated and a lot of gas; & some level of tolerable stomachache  but nevertheless the whole thing is extreme uncomfortable.  Can one suddenly become fructose intolerant?  have any advise?   Thank you!!
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Me again:  I forgot to mention several hours of diahrrea after eating the fruit salad. Next day everything ok, and stays ok, until I eat the next fruit salad. By now it's clear it's not a coincidence.  So: bloating, gas, diahrrea, light stomachache.  Only with fruit.
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Yes, one can develop fructose malabsorption at any time just like lactose intolerance. Note that it is *malabsorption* (intolerance is an old term and I can't edit the original post), so you probably can safely ingest a certain amount of fructose. What amount - you should find by yourself.

From what you have checked above, I actually do not know, if you can safely eat any fruit. Strawberries and oranges are low in fructose, but you can't eat these. Fruits are not so essential as someone would think. You can consider them as sweets. I believe you can get all vitamins from vegetables, but I guess you will need to eat some *fresh* vegetables. The problem can be sorbitol and other polyols (xylitol, manitol..) in "sugar free" or "low-calorie" foods.

Search for "fructose malabsorption" in Google for more details, there are some good nutrition guides available.
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Thanks for your prompt answer!  As far as I know, the only safe fruit so far has been the banana.  But I know that because it's the only fruit that I eat separate (with muesli,cereals and soymilk)  but all the other fruits I eat them mixed in cocktails, I mix at least 4 kinds of fruits  (I find it boring eating them alone, not so enjoyable), so I just assumed that it's all of them the problem, or the mixture (and the amount) but it could actually be the case that  strawberries and orange alone are safe...  I'll have to try them separate.    Thanks again.
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All citrus fruits, kiwi, banana and most berries are often well tolerated by many individuals with fructose malabsorption.
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FRUITS:
- mango - N
- oranges - N
- raspberries - N
- strawberries - N
- watermelon - N
- kiwi - N
- blueberries - n
- Apples (green or red) - N
- Grapes - N
- Cantalope - N
- Peaches - N
- Pears - N
- Cherries - N
VEGETABLESVegetable laxative:
- onions (red,yellow & White) - N
- leek  - Don't Know
- carrots - DO NOT EAT
- garlic -N
- parsley - DO NOT EAT
CEREALS:
- wheat Only eat whole wheat homemade tortillas
- barley - don't know
- Oats - YES
- Rice - Eat Brown rice only
LEGUMES:
- beans - Eat Black beans, low fat refried beans, chick peas, dark red kidney beans with minor bloating
- green peas - Choose not to eat
- soy - Eat tofu once a week, no issues
- lentils - Yes
NUTS:
- pistachios - Choose not to eat
- peanuts (peanut butter) - Eat but with bloating
- hazelnuts - Choose not to eat
- almonds - Eat but with some bloating
- cashews - Choose not to eat
- chestnuts - Choose not to eat
- walnuts - Choose not to eat
- coconut - NO WAY - super bad bloating and sickness
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose - NO
- splenda - CHOOSE NOT TO EAT
- maple syrup - NO
- molasses - NO
- brown sugar - NO
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara) - NO
- sorghum syrup -NO
- caramel - NO
- stevia - Yes  
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It looks like there is one rule (at least partial): those who cannot safely eat sucrose, also have problems with nuts.
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Hey boron, I really hope you can help me out. What's wrong with me?!

FRUITS:
- mango N
- oranges Y
- raspberries N
- strawberries N
- watermelon N (the smell alone makes me throw up)
- kiwi N
VEGETABLES
Vegetable laxative
:
- onions N (only when boiled/fried)
- leek N
- carrots N
- garlic Y
- parsley N
CEREALS:
- wheat Y
- barley Y
LEGUMES:
- beans Y
- green peas N
- soy Y
- lentils N
NUTS:
- pistachios N (after half a handful, I feel really sick)
- peanuts (peanut butter) Y
- hazelnuts Y
- almonds N (same with pistachios)
- cashews N (same)
- chestnuts N (same)
- walnuts N (same)
- coconut N (same)
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose Don't know
- splenda Don't know
- maple syrup Y
- molasses Y
- brown sugar Y
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara) Y
- sorghum syrup Y
- caramel Y
- stevia Y

Y is Yes for "I can tolerate it". N is No for "I can't tolerate it".

Note: everytime i peel the skin off an apple, i can eat it with no problem. It seems as though my stomach has trouble digesting the skin of fruits/vegetables. I can eat oranges because the skin is not eaten. I've even peeled off the skin of a strawberry and i could eat a few before feeling too too sick. I get a feeling of bloating and i feel like throwing up from eating and even smelling some fruits/vegetables (especially watermelon). I can't even eat a shred of lettuce, broccoli, tomatoe, NOTHING...

What should I do?  My skin is dying from malnutrition ):
Thanks, I really appreciate any help.
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FRUITS:
- mango
- oranges N
- raspberries Y
- strawberries Some
- watermelon N
- kiwi
VEGETABLES
Vegetable laxative
:
- onions N
- leek N
- carrots Some
- garlic N
- parsley
CEREALS:
- wheat N
- barley
LEGUMES:
- beans N
- green peas N
- soy Some
- lentils N
NUTS:
- pistachios Y
- peanuts (peanut butter) Some
- hazelnuts
- almonds Y
- cashews N
- chestnuts
- walnuts
- coconut N
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose N
- splenda
- maple syrup Some
- molasses N
- brown sugar Some
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara) Y
- sorghum syrup
- caramel
- stevia
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It's a useful info, you ca eat some berries, even if you can't eat oranges.
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I do not tolerate any sugars, fructose, sucrose.  No fruit, no artificial sweeteners, no sugar alcohols, etc.  I seem to be intolerant of corn and rice also.  Wheat when not mixed with sugar seems to help.  No dairy. I have been dx'd with breath test.  Also dx'd with microscopic colitis.

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FRUITS:
N- mango
N- oranges
N- raspberries
N- strawberries
N- watermelon
N- kiwi
VEGETABLES:
N- onions
N- leek
N- carrots
N- garlic
N- parsley
CEREALS:
?- wheat
?- barley
LEGUMES:
N- beans
N- green peas
?- soy
N- lentils
NUTS:
N- pistachios
?- peanuts (peanut butter)
?- hazelnuts
?- almonds
?- cashews
?- chestnuts
?- walnuts
N- coconut
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
N- sucrose
N- splenda
N- maple syrup
N- molasses
N- brown sugar
N- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara)
N- sorghum syrup
N- caramel
N- stevia
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I have been told by my doctor that I have IBS.

FRUITS:
- mango Y
- oranges Y
- raspberries Y
- strawberries Y
- watermelon Y
- kiwi Y
VEGETABLES:
- onions N
- leek UNSURE
- carrots Y
- garlic Y
- parsley Y
CEREALS:
- wheat Y
- barley Y
LEGUMES:
- beans N
- green peas Y
- soy N
- lentils N
NUTS:
- pistachios Y
- peanuts (peanut butter) Y
- hazelnuts Y
- almonds Y
- cashews Y
- chestnuts Y
- walnuts Y
- coconut Y
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose Unsure for most of these except maple syrup
- splenda
- maple syrup BIG NO
- molasses
- brown sugar
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara)
- sorghum syrup
- caramel
- stevia

I'm unsure about a lot of foods as I almost always feel bloated and quite often have the runs. For the few items that i put N I know for sure are hard on my stomach. But when I have real maple syrup I get brain freeze and feel like i need to throw up. I haven't always been like that.
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FRUITS:
- mango N
- oranges N
- raspberries N
- strawberries N
- watermelon N
- kiwi N
VEGETABLES:
- onions N
- leek ?
- carrots N
- garlic Y
- parsley Y
CEREALS:
- wheat N
- barley N
LEGUMES:
- beans N
- green peas N
- soy Y (in moderation)
- lentils Y
NUTS:
- pistachios Y (in moderation)
- peanuts (peanut butter) Y
- hazelnuts Y
- almonds Y
- cashews Y
- chestnuts never really eaten these
- walnuts never really eaten these either
- coconut Y
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose N
- splenda N
- maple syrup N
- molasses Y
- brown sugar Y
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara) Y
- sorghum syrup Y
- caramel had some on coconut ice cream last night for the first time in years and had a little stomach upset
- stevia never really eaten this either

I've been diagnosed with IBS and have gluten intolerance, dairy allergy, and never really been able to eat any fruit except for avocados, lemons, and limes.  I also can't eat corn, corn flour, or corn meal if it is the first ingredient is something like cereal.  It comes back up in just about exactly a half hour.  I have always been curious if the fruit intolerance is a real thing.
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45 and seems like I have always been running for a bathroom after eating. Just drank some organic black cherry juice mixed with orange/lime sparkling water and it is tearing me up. Been trying to eat cherries because I have gotten gout 4 times since Xmas. Real cherries are tearing me up too. Had to stop oatmeal. Fiberone and Fiberplus bars leave bloated and sounding like a motorboat for hours. Fried eggs are usually a no/no. Cut down on any nuts because of the gout. Cancelled a scope twice but will do it later this year.
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FRUITS:
- mango (Don't like)
- oranges N
- raspberries Y
- strawberries Y
- watermelon Y
- kiwi N
VEGETABLES:
- onions NNN
- leek NNN
- carrots Y
- garlic N
- parsley N/A
CEREALS:
- wheat N
- barley N
LEGUMES:
- beans N
- green peas N
- soy N
- lentils N
NUTS:
- pistachios N
- peanuts (peanut butter) N
- hazelnuts N
- almonds N
- cashews N
- chestnuts N
- walnuts N
- coconut  N
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose N
- splenda N
- maple syrup  N
- molasses  N
- brown sugar N
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara) N
- sorghum syrup N
- caramel N
- stevia N

I am new to all of this eliminating stuff! I was diagnosed with IBS years and years ago and I am so bad as I still carry on eating allt he rubbish which is causing me so much pain and discomfort. I have piled on weight over the years and am always bloated, gassy and sick. I am currently on prescribed gastro resistant capsules every morning as I can't tolerate food in general without being sick or having severe acid reflux. I don't think my GP has a clue as he just keeps putting me back on the tablets evertime I go back for a consultation. I can't tolerate dairy and I think I may be fructose intolerant as I can't seem to eat any fruit at all and I have been drinking sug free pop which I believe has been causing me problems. I ahve switched back to regular white sugar and this seems to have helped in that area. I wasnt to lose weight, but because of all of the intolerances, I can't seem to eat a healthy diet. Cannot stomach yogurts, ice cream, cheese (although I used to eat this without problems) I just reintorduce wholemeal bread afetr weeks of not eating it and noticed that I have started to become bloated and gassy again. I am so miserable - I could really do with some help - thank you
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FRUITS:
N- mango
N- oranges
N- raspberries
N- strawberries
?- watermelon
N- kiwi
VEGETABLES:
50/50- onions
?- leek
50/50- carrots
50/50- garlic
?- parsley
CEREALS:
Y- wheat
Y- barley
LEGUMES:
50/50- beans
50/50- green peas
Y- soy
?- lentils
NUTS:
?- pistachios
Y- peanuts (peanut butter)
?- hazelnuts
Y- almonds
?- cashews
?- chestnuts
Y- walnuts
Y- coconut
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
Y- sucrose
Y- splenda
Y- maple syrup
Y- molasses
Y- brown sugar
?- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara)
?- sorghum syrup
Y- caramel
?- stevia


I eat a largely vegetarian diet. Fruits were a huge part of my diet for many years. I'm not fond of drinking fluids, so fruits provided much of my water intake as well. In my 30's I developed what I thought were ulcerative symptoms which included stabbing pains anywhere from my stomach area and downward. I also experience daily gastric reflux. I took Nexium for a few years and found great relief. I have always experienced sores in my mouth if I drink the more pure "not from concentrate" lemonade. I can more easily tolerate the cheap mostly sugar type lemonade (but yuck). I googled the lemonade/mouth ulcers & found something about "fruit allergy". I experimented by eliminating fruits & fruit juice & sherberts from my diet and my daily stomach pain issues magically disappeared. I LOVE fruits & am often tempted. Every single time I ingest a serving of fruit or juice I get very smushy bowel movements or diarrhea nearly every couple hours for about 24 hours. Then my bowels go back to being completely normal (firm stool, 2-3 times a day).

MY CURRENT DIET: pasta (mostly whole wheat), whole wheat breads, green veggies, ice cream, coffee, chocolate, cheese pizza, and water......

I try to choose organic options if affordable and prefer whole wheat and choose high-fructose-free options if possible.

MY TRIGGERS: any sort of fruit or fruit juice including bananas, all flavors of sherbert cause stomach pain (w/o diarrhea), mouth ulcers, and irritate my gums. Kiwi really irritates my gums and feels like it scratches them.  

DON'T NOTICE SYMPTOMS: sugars, candy, chocolate, dairy, green veggies in moderation
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FRUITS:
no- mango
no- oranges
?raspberries
no- strawberries
no- watermelon
no- kiwi
VEGETABLES:
n- onions
-? leek
y- carrots
n- garlic
?- parsley
CEREALS:
bad- wheat
real bad- barley
LEGUMES:
y- beans
?- green peas
bad- soy
-y lentils
NUTS:
-n pistachios
n- peanuts (peanut butter)
-? hazelnuts
-? almonds
?- cashews
?- chestnuts
-? walnuts
?- coconut
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
-n sucrose
-n splenda
-? maple syrup
- ?molasses
-? brown sugar
- ?raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara)
- ?sorghum syrup
- ncaramel
- ?stevia .
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My nine year old daughter and I were diagnosed with Fructose malabsorption by my gastroenterologist based on symptoms (without doing the breath test). I went 100% fructose & sugar free for 6 weeks and felt better than I ever have. And my daughter seemed to drastically be doing better as well. THEN.... reintroduced low fructose foods and very small amounts of sugar and started experiencing a lot of symptoms again that had gone away. Headaches, tightness in my throat, muscle pain, joint pain, fatigue, lower back pain, kidney pain, urinary distress, blood in my urine, trouble concentrating, etc. My concern is that we might actually have fructose intolerance not fructose malabsorption.  Any advice would be helpful.
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Hi, I recommend you to get tested for hereditary fructose intolerance (HFI). I've heard for such hard syptoms in HFI, but not in fructose malabsorption (FM).

There's one useful forum for HFI here:
http://hfiinfo.proboards.com/index.cgi
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So far just apple. My two-year-old can't eat apples in any form(dried, juice, raw, ...) without getting really bad diarrhea. I try to use artificial sweeteners as little as possible and he hasn't reacted to anything else.
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Having problems with apples, but not other foods does not speak for fructose malabsorption, but more for allergy to apples.
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Hi,
Here's my story.  I'm lactose intolerant and have lots of other foods that give me major problems about 24 post ingestion.  All dried fruits, any kind of citrus zest, peaches of any kind, other stone fruits, lettuce, whole grain anything, brown rice, any kind of bean, high gluten breads, i.e., bagels, sour dough all cause problems.  The fruits and vegetables that I can eat, such as pineapple and tomato and the ones listed below, I can only do in moderation.  My options seem to get fewer and fewer and I love to cook.  At least then I can control  the menu.  Eating out is a lot less fun.  Help!

FRUITS:
- mango Y
- oranges N
- raspberries Y
- strawberries N
- watermelon N
- kiwi Y
VEGETABLES:
- onions Y
- leek Y
- carrots Y
- garlic Y
- parsley Y
CEREALS:
- wheat N
- barley ?
LEGUMES:
- beans N
- green peas Y
- soy ?
- lentils N
NUTS:
- pistachios ?
- peanuts (peanut butter) N
- hazelnutsN
- almonds N
- cashews N
- chestnuts ?
- walnuts N
- coconut ?
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose
- splenda
- maple syrup Maybe
- molasses
- brown sugar N
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara)
- sorghum syrup
- caramel
- stevia
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To know if you have celiac disease and fructose malabsorption you may have appropriate tests. Some people who have all these food intolerance tests negative may be still irritated by several foods - it is said they have IBS. IBS is often transitional and becomes less severe with age, while fructose malabsorption tends to become worse.
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I have an intolerance to fruit, dairy, and gutten.
I don't have problems with melons or mango. Pears seem ok is small amounts but the basics like apples, oranges, bananas and berries are very bad, but I don't have troubles with any sugars any candy is fine. I struggles with any fibers except veggies no troubles there. Bean are also an issue. I find it funny that I can have fried food with not issues but thing like fuirt can mess me up. I can't eat any thing is restaurants unless it is fired or I get super sick it can last for days, I think it is butter contamination but if it is fried it must counter act the butter some how.
I don't get it at all I was fine 3 years ago with not issues with food now am down to eating meat veggies and sugar.
My symptoms range from constipation  to diarrhea to it messing with my metal state.
I wish I could eat fuirt again I don't care about the rest I would even give up sugar for fuirt.
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Have you been officially diagnosed for allergy to milk or celiac disease? Do you get any skin rash after eating?
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I'm 47 and live in Auckland, New Zealand. Certain foods give me quite violent diarrhea and some abdominal bloating. This has become an issue over the last couple of years and I'm thinking perhaps the hormonal change towards being pre menopause could be related?
I get nausea if I have honey, not bad enough to vomit. A friend has given me some Manuka honey to try and I've found that better and certainly tolerable.
I get violent diarrhea if I have either large amounts of sugar free gum or just one green apple (the colour green such as Granny Smiths). It seems to last about 2-3 hours.
What I can eat is large amounts of lollies without any ill affects except the dreaded sugar low. Most days I eat 2-3 pieces of fruit without any issue.
I have identified the foods that trigger the diarrhea and avoid them generally, although I can have small quantities without too much trouble.
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Having diarrhea after honey and sugar-free gum (usually sweetened with polyols, such as sorbitol, xylitol...) may speak for fructose malabsorption, but I'm not sure. Honey fructose content may vary greatly. Most apples are high in fructose. Sacharose (table sugar) or glucose in lollies are usually not problematic in FM. Berries, bananas and citrus fruits are low in fructose. It also depends show much fruits do you eat at once.
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FRUITS:
- mango- ?
- oranges- Y
- raspberries- Y
- strawberries- Y
- watermelon- N (diarrhoea, bad gas)
- kiwi- N (feel sick)
VEGETABLES:
- onions- N (diarrhoea, bad gas)
- leek- ?
- carrots- N
- garlic- N
- parsley- N (diarrhoea)
CEREALS:
- wheat- N (constipation)
- barley- ?
LEGUMES:
- beans- ?
- green peas- N
- soy- N
- lentils- N
NUTS:
- pistachios- ?
- peanuts (peanut butter)- Y (I think)
- hazelnuts- N
- almonds- N
- cashews- ?
- chestnuts- ?
- walnuts- ?
- coconut- N
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose- Y
- splenda- ?
- maple syrup- ?
- molasses- ?
- brown sugar- N
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara)- ?
- sorghum syrup- ?
- caramel- ?
- stevia- ?

I am currently confused about my symptoms. I thought that perhaps I might have fructose malabsorption. I had a hydrogen breath test for fructose malabsorption which came back negative. Despite this I have recently stopped eating the foods that I have problems with which also include biscuits with HFCS, tomatoes, swede, red peppers, brown rice. I have had no diarrhoea since stopping.

Can the hydrogen breath test be incorrect?

Although I no longer suffer from diarrhoea I still suffer bloating and constant flatulence problems. I am wondering if I have a candida problem as well.

Can fructose malabsorption lead to problems with yeast over growth?

I am considering going on a candida diet as well and wondered whether people sensitive to high amounts of fructose can eat stevia?
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you need to be tested for first, small intestine bacterial overgrowth and then fructose malabsorption!...both done with a hydrogen breath test! See a good gastroenterologist. You sound classic for it!
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My name is Rhonda I am a 41 year old Vegetarian with constant tummy problems, bloating and pain being the most troublesome.
I am unable to eat apple and pear in any form, fruit cocktail,  anything diet pop or candy, fruit juice, beer, gum and possibly banana onion and garlic.
Also I have noticed that often my urine smells very sweet like sugar crisp cereal??????? Not sure if that has anything to do with my bodies inability to break it down.


FRUITS:
?- mango
Y- oranges
Y- raspberries
Y- strawberries
Y- watermelon
Y- kiwi
VEGETABLES:
?- onions
?- leek
Y- carrots
Y- garlic
Y- parsley
CEREALS:
Y- wheat
Y- barley
LEGUMES:
Y- beans
Y- green peas
Y- soy
Y- lentils
NUTS:
Y- pistachios
Y- peanuts (peanut butter)
Y- hazelnuts
Y- almonds
Y- cashews
Y- chestnuts
Y- walnuts
Y- coconut
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
N- sucrose
N- splenda
N- maple syrup
Y- molasses
Y- brown sugar
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Urine may smell sweet due to acetone or other "ketone bodies." The condition is called "ketonuria"; common reasons are fasting, low-carbohydrate diet and diabetes. I recommend you to ask a doctor for appropriate tests.

Smelly urine is not characteristic for fructose malabsorption (FM), but bloating and other GI symptoms are. Apples, pears and onions are often problematic in FM, but I can't say do you have FM or not.
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hi im kazim from pakistan, age 32 years wt. 55 kg
i have also food allergy/food intolerance.
i have sever intolerance with milk, dairy products, fats, beans, all kinds of sweets and sugar, all fruits, i have done all kinds of tests nothing diagnosed, always have gastro problem, irregular sticky past like bowl, if have used medicine for many years to cure ibs but no improvement, now a friend said to test for food allergy,
is there anyone who did food intolerance test, is there any treatment of food allergy ....any solution ....
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I am already diagnosed gluten intolerant, dairy, soy, intolerant. Fructose malabsorption diagnosed last month. Allergy tests negative, but some of my symptoms were allergy like. Most difficult thing is the conflicting information available. One website says a food should be fine, another says same food isn't. I seem to feel perfect on meat, potatoes, white rice and little or no fruits and veggies. Adding powdered glucose does make a big difference for me with some foods.  But I can't even chew gum without feeling nauseated.

FRUITS:
- mango yuck. ;)
- oranges Y
- raspberries Y
- strawberries Y
- watermelon N
- kiwi N
- banana Y small amounts

VEGETABLES:
- onions NNN
- leek NNN
- carrots Small quantities
- garlic N
- parsley Y
CEREALS:
- wheat N
- barley N
LEGUMES:
- beans N
- green peas don't like :)
- soy N.  soy makes me incredibly sick. Horrible nausea, stomach pain.
- lentils N
NUTS: not sure about nuts- except coconut I know is not good.
- pistachios ?
- peanuts (peanut butter)
- hazelnuts ?
- almonds ?
- cashews ?
- chestnuts ?
- walnuts ?
- coconut N. Very bad.
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose small amounts of table sugar okay.
- splenda N all artificial sweeteners cause horrible gas.
- maple syrup N
- molasses N
- brown sugar N
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara) N
- sorghum syrup N
- caramel N
- stevia haven't tried because its on avoid list my Dr. gave me.
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All fruits, nuts, avacados, chili, tomatoes give me diarrhea.  I'm ok with milk products, meat, bread, cheese
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Do you have any official diagnosis?
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Copy paste below list in your post and add "Y" if you can tolerate and "N", if you can't tolerate that food.

FRUITS:
- mango n
- oranges no but I can eat clementines
- raspberries y
- strawberries no
- watermelon no
- kiwi no
VEGETABLES:
- onions no
- leek no
- carrots no
- garlic no
- parsley no
I also can not eat broccoli at all terrible pain and can't go any where near tomatoes
CEREALS:
- wheat yes
- barley yes
LEGUMES:
- beans semi tolerated
- green peas no
- soy no
- lentils no
NUTS:
- pistachios no
- peanuts (peanut butter) yes if all natural
- hazelnuts no
- almonds no
- cashews definitely no
- chestnuts no
- walnuts no
- coconut no
SUGARS/SWEETENERS:
- sucrose no
- Splenda def no
- maple syrup no
- molasses no
- brown sugar sometimes
- raw sugar (Turbinado, Demerara) no
- sorghum syrup no
- caramel no
- stevia no
Def no honey either
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