specialist in digestive health since 2008

specialist in digestive health since 2008

Since 2008, we’ve dedicated ourselves to crafting nutritional supplements. Our team of dieticians meticulously develops our products with exceptional care. We prioritize purity, using only essential ingredients in our formulations. This guarantees our supplements are gluten-free, soy-free, and of superior quality, ensuring safety and minimizing unwanted side effects.

low FODMAP Certified™ by the Monash University

low FODMAP Certified™ by the Monash University

Our products proudly hold the Low FODMAP Certified™ status from Monash University

more than 100,000 satisfied customers

more than 100,000 satisfied customers

Since 2008, our mission has been to “help everyone enjoy their food again.” We are proud to have supported over 100,000 customers.

starch and sucrose intolerance

Starch and sucrose are both carbohydrates and are often found in large quantities in our diet. Some people find them difficult to digest and may experience unpleasant intestinal symptoms. You can read more about an intolerance to sucrose or starch below or do the intolerance test.

what is starch and sucrose intolerance?

Starch and sucrose are both carbohydrates and are often found in large quantities in our diets. Sucrose is a disaccharide made up of two linked carbohydrate molecules: glucose and fructose. Starch consists of long chains of linked carbohydrate molecules. In the small intestine, starch and sucrose are broken down with the help of enzymes in order to be properly absorbed into the blood.

If these enzymes are missing or only present to a limited extent, sucrose and starch cannot be absorbed in the small intestine. Both substances then end up in the large intestine where fermentation takes place by the intestinal bacteria found there. The fermentation process often releases gas and attracts moisture which can cause intestinal problems.

which foods are high in sucrose and starch?

Both sucrose and starch are found in many foods. For example, sucrose is found in fruit and table sugar, while starch is found in all grain products and potatoes. Examples of foods that contain (a lot of) sucrose or starch are:

  • Table sugar
  • Fruits, such as apples, bananas, mangoes, pears, orange, and watermelons
  • Vegetables, such as corn, beetroot, carrot, sweet potato, carrot, and onion
  • Bread
  • Rice, pasta, and other pasta
  • Processed foods, such as cookies, sweets, and sauces.

Sucrose is added to a huge amount of processed foods. It is usually listed on the label in the nutrition facts table as “carbohydrates, of which sugars”.

how do you recognize a sucrose or starch intolerance?

Complaints associated with sucrose or starch intolerance are mainly caused by the fermentation process in the colon. In this process, where bacteria try to break down sucrose and starch, gas is often released and moisture is attracted. The most common complaints and symptoms of sucrose or starch intolerance are:

  • Bloated abdomen
  • Congestion (obstipation)
  • Diarrhea
  • Intestinal cramps
  • Flatulence

starchway helps to digest starch and sucrose

Our product Starchway contains a unique mix of digestive enzymes and helps with the digestion of starchy food and sucrose. Prevents gas, bloating, abdominal pain, and diarrhea associated with starch and sucrose intolerance.

our unique range of products

starchway

starchway

50 capsules
  • Helps to digest both sugar AND starch*
  • Easy to take capsule. No need to desolve in water
  • Reduces occasional gas, bloating & indigestion*
  • Vegan, dairy, gluten and soy free
quatrase

quatrase 10.000 (forte)

36 capsules
  • Helps overcome digestive issues without a restrictive diet*
  • Enzymes specially designed for FODMAP issues
  • Multiple food intolerance formula
  • Helps to reduce occasional gas, bloating & indigestion*
fibractase

fibractase 1200 (forte)

36 capsules
  • Helps prevent gas caused by beans, veggies and grains!*
  • Reduces occasional gas, bloating & indigestion*
  • Vegan, dairy, gluten and soy free
  • Fast-acting enzyme formula
fructase

fructase

36 capsules
  • Helps to digest sugary foods and drinks*
  • Reduces occasional gas, bloating & indigestion*
  • Vegan, dairy, gluten and soy free
  • Fast-acting enzyme formula
lactase

once a day

30 capsules
  • One capsule a day for 24/7 relief!
  • Actively produces the lactase enzyme in the gut*
  • Helps prevent gas and bloating associasted with digesting dairy*
  • Probiotics that digest lactose
lactase

lactase 20,000

50 scored tablets
  • Helps prevent gas and bloating associasted with digesting dairy*
  • Highest dosed lactase tablet for the entire meal
  • Easy to break tablet
lactase

lactase drops

0.47 fl oz (14 ml)
  • Helps prevent gas and bloating associasted with digesting dairy*
  • Lactose-free cooking and baking
  • Baby safe, suitable for all ages
diamine oxidase

DAO Plus

50 capsules
  • Supports healthy degradation of food-derived histamine*
  • With gastro-resistant coating
  • Contains the pure DAO enzyme
decrease bloating

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