Food Intolerances

Sugars – a small compendium

If you suffer from certain kinds of carbohydrate malabsorption you are often confronted with names of chemical compounds – it is often very easy to become confused. Therefore, we put together a small compendium that can be used, whenever needed.

Simple sugars

Glucose SchattenGlucose
Glucose, a simple sugar; is the most important energy source in humans. It is readily absorbed in the small intestine. It is also known as grape sugar, corn sugar or dextrose.
Fructose SchattenFructose
Fructose is a simple sugar that is slowly absorbed in the small intestine. The absorption rate is highest when equal amounts of glucose and fructose are present. When the amount of excess fructose is too high, fructose can reach the colon where it is fermented by bacteria.
Galactose SchattenGalactose
Galactose is a simple sugar that occurs in foods like dairy products. In the small intestine, galactose is transported by the same carriers as glucose, therefore, the absorption is very fast.
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"Food Intolerances" for Android sees many improvements with the latest update

Finally version 2.2 of our app „Food Intolerances“ is available for Android systems. As always we were able to implement many suggestions made by our users. The update also reduces the gap to the iOS version which still has lead as it has been around two years longer.

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Our latest update introduces many new features and updated information. In the following you can find a summary of the changes:

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The app Food Intolerances, available on iOS and Android, helps you choose suitable foods

The issue of food intolerance has become an increasingly common topic of discussion in recent years. For those people afflicted, the app Food Intolerances is a practical and handy nutritional guide.

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Brief summary:
- Universal app for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad and Android: Food Intolerances
- Updated versions for iOS and Android
- Designed for people suffering from food intolerance (histamine, fructose, sucrose, sorbitol, salicylates (Aspirin) or lactose)
- Evaluates more than 700 common foodstuffs
- Information about food additives and drugs (for histamine intolerance)
- Link:
http://www.baliza.de/en/apps/histamine.html
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