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Is there a "carbohydrate" intolerance or just individual intolerances of different types of sugars?
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Specific
About 30-40% of some populations will lose or never have the lactase enzyme need to digest lactose, a common sugar.
A smaller number have a similar issue with the common fruit sugar fructose. If they don't digest it, it can loosen stools & cause cramps or other symptoms. Most other carbs are well tolerated by humans and once inside your system provide the main fuel for energy.

In brief: Specific
About 30-40% of some populations will lose or never have the lactase enzyme need to digest lactose, a common sugar.
A smaller number have a similar issue with the common fruit sugar fructose. If they don't digest it, it can loosen stools & cause cramps or other symptoms. Most other carbs are well tolerated by humans and once inside your system provide the main fuel for energy.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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In brief: No
Neither - your body lives on glucose and carbs are essential.
Vegetables are carbohydrates.

In brief: No
Neither - your body lives on glucose and carbs are essential.
Vegetables are carbohydrates.
Dr. Terry Simpson
Dr. Terry Simpson
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