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The many faces of intolerance: Histamine, lactose, fructose

Jorg Reibig, MD, Specialist in Paediatric Medicine   Intolerances (lat. intolerantia, from tolerare “endure”, “tolerate”) are a causally diverse group of metabolic diseases which occur due to inadequate processing of supplied or released substances. The cause is often an enzyme defect or deficiency. With food in­tolerances, the body is not able to process certain substances [...]