Sugars in infant formulas pose risk to babies with inherited metabolic disorder

Babies with inherited intolerance of fructose face a risk of acute liver failure if they are fed certain widely available formulas containing fructose, pediatricians and geneticists are warning. Baby formula manufacturers should remove fructose or sucrose, or explicitly label their products to allow parents to avoid those sweeteners if necessary, the doctors say.

Source: Sugars in infant formulas pose risk to babies with inherited metabolic disorder: Acute liver failure caused by hereditary fructose intolerance — ScienceDaily



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