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Foods high in sorbitol

Foods high in sorbitol

If you are familiar with the low FODMAP diet, then you know that sugar alcohols are off limits. Polyols are a type of sugar alcohol that is the “P” in FODMAP. Sugar alcohols like the polyols are commonly used to replace sugar in diabetes-friendly food products.  Unlike what their name implies, sugar alcohols are not actually alcohols. Therefore, they won’t give you a buzz, but they can mess up your gut microbiome. This is because these compounds are not fully digested and absorbed by the body. And consuming too much of them can lead to symptoms such as diarrhea, which...

Oct 11, 2018 0 comments

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