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  1. I don't know about allergies, but when it comes to intolerances and sensitivities, it's perfectly understandable why more of them would appear after giving up gluten. One must keep in mind that certain minerals are required for the production of certain enzymes. After a dramatic change of diet, it...
  2. Still, though, if there are enough enzymes applied to the juice before it gets to the liver, it shouldn't matter if there is a deficiency in the liver (since there won't be any fructose left by then). I'm not saying that this is an ideal situation, as there might be consequences to using those enzymes...
  3. Ah, thanks for the information. That helps a lot. None of mine list natural flavors or the like. I've mostly been getting the Western Family kind.
  4. Hmm. If it's an issue with digesting fructose, shouldn't one be able to take certain enzymes to temporarily remove the problem, such as with lactase for lactose? I've never heard of fructase, but there has to be some enzyme or other that will break down fructose. Taking that would seem to help one...
  5. So, I'm really curious: which brands of apple juice are *not* gluten-free? Do they list any gluten products in the ingredients? I've never seen apple juice that listed gluten-containing products in the ingredients. So, I want to know if gluten-free is the exception, or if gluten is the exception...
  6. You asked if anyone else has had reactions to apple juice. Well, I don't think it's a gluten issue, but I have noticed that apple juice has several interesting affects on me. Over all, I'm not sure if it's good or bad (but from what I can tell, it seems a little of both). Apple juice does seem...