Did you know that Fructose can make you sick? Fructose-related illness is a confusing topic because there are a number of separate issues to understand. It is a good idea to keep your fructose intake low.
So, what is Fructose? Fructose is a sugar, which combined with glucose forms the common sugar sucrose (table sugar). So fructose is found in just about anything that tastes sweet: fruits, jams, honey, carrots, table sugar (sucrose).
Fructose can make you sick
Fructose is associated with lots of ill health.
1) Fructose not metabolized
This rare disorder is called “Hereditary Fructose Intolerance”. This is a rare, congenital disease. The body cannot make the enzymes to metabolise fructose. This is potentially lethal. It needs to be diagnosed in infancy. Babies with this severe illness have to be on a strict fructose-free diet.