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Allison Barns
02-18-2007, 11:06 AM
I was perusing some older CF posts and came across one where Robb mentioned a connection between celiac disease and fructose intolerance. I had noted (with bewilderment) my increasing intolerance of most and ANYTHING with fructose added to it in the years since I found out I am gluten intolerant. Does anyone have more information on this (websites, articles, studies)? I have done web searches on "fructose intolerance" and didn't come up with anything linking it to celiac/gluten intolerance (of course, the answers you get depend on the questions you ask :D ).

Thanks!

Scotty Hagnas
02-18-2007, 12:50 PM
Here is a place to start: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fructose_malabsorption

I didn't know coconut milk had so much fructose in it... I also notice gastric troubles with fruit now, though I rarely eat it in the winter months.

Scotty Hagnas
CrossFit Portland

Allison Barns
02-18-2007, 01:01 PM
Thanks Scotty! I keep forgetting about the wonders of Wikipedia.

Robb Wolf
02-18-2007, 04:24 PM
Allison-
Ditto what Scotty said. I certainly notice handling things like Yams better in general than fruit. It's tough being a caveman!

Allison Barns
02-18-2007, 06:42 PM
It's tough being a caveman!


Ain't that the truth!!:D