Fructose Malabsorption Recipes: Chicken Noodle Soup From Scratch

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I had hoped to be writing to you freshly off a new food trial for carrots, which I had no doubt would be a success.  As you can see from the picture above: no carrots.

Which is a bit misleading.  I did begin the carrot food trial, but for about the past 5 weeks, something has been making me severely sick.  It was the same thing that would happen to me a long time ago when I had given up almost all fructose except for wheat.  I thought perhaps it was almond flour (which I had just learned has fructans), so I gave up my almond bagels, but the sickness persisted.  It seemed that once every four days I would be stuck in the bathroom with waves of stomach cramps so bad I thought that surely the ordeal would kill me. Continue reading

The Elimination Diet

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Update: After taking the Mediator Release Test, I have found some of the foods I was eating during the elimination diet were making me sick.  This is most likely a personal thing since those particular foods don’t contain fructose, but if you are concerned with any of the foods listed below, please look into the Mediator Release Test!

The Elimination Diet: “Blech”–need I say more?  I suppose I should.

The Reason

The purpose of an elimination diet is to cleanse your system of the fructose that is causing you harm and let your body heal so you can identify exactly what foods affect you.

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