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Can I use the galactose in my body to workout?

Can I use the galactose in my body to workout?

Workout: You do not store galactose in your body. You can store glucose, and it gets stored as glycogen, a form of starch. Galactose is a simple sugar, like glucose, and when combined with glucose, forms lactose, the sugar in milk. When you drink milk, it is broken down into those two sugars, and galactose is converted to glucose as well. ...Read more

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Are fructose and galactose good for diabetes?

Are fructose and galactose good for diabetes?

Let us see the diffe: Because fructose, unlike glucose, does not stimulate Insulin secretion, we believe that meals high in fructose would result in lower leptin concentrations than meals containing the same amount of glucose.Which means less insuline secretion. ...Read more

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Need an example of foods with glucose galactose and fructose?

Need an example of foods with glucose galactose and fructose?

Most likely..: Sugar free stuff with >60 cal serving see my diet sheet http://www.Schwartzdiabetesdoc.Com/newsletters/_3_diet_sheet.Doc. ...Read more

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What is the difference between glucose, galactose and fructose?

What is the difference between glucose, galactose and fructose?

Simple sugars: Glucose, galactose, fructose, xylose, ribose are all monosaccharides that are different based on thei molecular structure and are the building blocks for more complex sugars or starches. Different foods or substances may have a different monosaccharide as their primary chemical. ...Read more

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Is there an alternate source of sugar for patients on a galactose-free diet?

Is there an alternate source of sugar for patients on a galactose-free diet?

Table sugar: Sucrose, simple table sugar derived from sugar beets or sugar cane, is digested to glucose and fructose. Sucrose contains no galactose. Fructose is the simple sugar found in most fruits. Lactose, the sugar found in dairy products, is digested to glucose & galactose. You will need to avoid all dairy products. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of glucose galactose malabsorption?

What are symptoms of glucose galactose malabsorption?

Lactose Intolerance: The disaccharide glucose and galactose is lactose, the main sugar in dairy products. Lactose intolerance is very common, particularly in adults. It occurs as a result of a deficiency in the lactase enzyme which breaks down lactose. Symptoms may include: gas, bloating, cramps, and diarrhea. Treatment consists of avoiding dairy, but many take oral lactase supplements just before eating dairy. ...Read more

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I need information about glucose galactose malabsorption?

Lactose Intolerance: The disaccharide glucose and galactose is lactose, the main sugar in dairy products. Lactose intolerance is very common, particularly in adults. It occurs as a result of a deficiency in the lactase enzyme which breaks down lactose. Symptoms may include: gas, bloating, cramps, and diarrhea. Treatment consists of avoiding dairy, but many take oral lactase supplements just before eating dairy. ...Read more