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Posted by: TRACEY | 2003/02/05

Upset tummy after chocolate

After eating sweets and especially chocolate my daughter has a very explosive upset tummy, even a small amount of chocolate has this effect. Any advice other than avoiding chocolate.

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Tracey, it might be that she has a problem with absorbing the sugar due to some sort of an enzyme deficiency. Tests can be done to determine the exact enzyme deficiency, but usually it’s easier to just avoid the specific foods. Good luck.

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