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Can breast milk lead to fructose intolerance in my baby?

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In brief: No

Breast milk contains lactose, a different type of sugar.
Many formulas do, however contain fructose.

In brief: No

Breast milk contains lactose, a different type of sugar.
Many formulas do, however contain fructose.
Dr. Josephine Ruiz-Healy
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Dr. Kevin Windisch
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees

In brief: No

Breast milk is fructose free.

In brief: No

Breast milk is fructose free.
Dr. Kevin Windisch
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Dr. Jonah Essers
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology

In brief: Many

Absolutely not. Fructose intolerance happens when you overload the intestines with to much fructose.
Jams, jellies, apples, pears, mango, honey, maple syrup, soda, juices are all high sources of fructose. Breast milk has lactose. Not fructose. So this is totally fine.

In brief: Many

Absolutely not. Fructose intolerance happens when you overload the intestines with to much fructose.
Jams, jellies, apples, pears, mango, honey, maple syrup, soda, juices are all high sources of fructose. Breast milk has lactose. Not fructose. So this is totally fine.
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