Fructose- and sorbitol-reduced diet improves mood and gastrointestinal disturbances in fructose malabsorbers.

@article{Ledochowski2000FructoseAS,
  title={Fructose- and sorbitol-reduced diet improves mood and gastrointestinal disturbances in fructose malabsorbers.},
  author={Maximilian Ledochowski and B. Widner and Henry Bair and Thomas Probst and Dietmar Fuchs},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2000},
  volume={35 10},
  pages={
          1048-52
        }
}
BACKGROUND Fructose malabsorption is characterized by the inability to absorb fructose efficiently. [] Key MethodRESULTS Depression scores were reduced by 65.2% after 4 weeks of diet (P < 0.0001), and there was a significant reduction of meteorism (P < 0.0001) and stool frequency (P < 0.01). Improvement of signs of depression and of meteorism was more pronounced in females than in males. CONCLUSION Fructose- and sorbitol-reduced diet in subjects with fructose malabsorption does not only reduce…

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