Have you wondered if you or a family member may be suffering from a Food Intolerance or Sensitivity? It’s been estimated that 3 out of 4 people including children, teens, adults and seniors have some form of food intolerance, whether mild or severe. Could the food you’re eating be affecting how you feel, read more to find out…
What is Food Intolerance or Sensitivity?
A Food Intolerance, or a Food Sensitivity occurs when you have difficulty digesting your food, even when you consider the food you are eating to be ‘healthy’! A food sensitivity triggers an IgG (Immunoglobulin G or antibody) reaction in your system which is a delayed immune response. Our Food Sensitivity Test offers information for commonly eaten foods in Dairy, Meat/Poultry, Fruits, Fish, Grains, Vegetables and more…
Have you ever experienced any of the following symptoms after eating a meal?
- Bloated Stomach
- Abdominal Pain
- Joint Pain
- Runny Nose
Why should I take this Test?
There are many causes that can lead to Food Intolerance and Sensitivity including certain health conditions such as Celiac Disease, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Gut Malabsorption and sensitivity to food additives MSG and sulfites. Additionally, there are hundreds of enzymes and each have a very specific job—if you’re missing one of those enzymes, it can cause a food intolerance and make it difficult to digest certain foods. While food intolerance and sensitivity may not be life-threatening like a food allergy, the symptoms can nevertheless be uncomfortable.
Food Allergies: Unfortunately, Food Allergies cannot be cured, and only awareness of symptoms and subsequent avoidance of certain foods can help eliminate the risk. A food allergy affects the immune system wherein the body believes that a certain food is harmful and responds with an ‘allergic reaction’ that can cause rashes, hives and even anaphylaxis.