Items tagged Food Sensitivity

Food Allergy VS Food Sensitivity

Do you ever feel like you may have certain symptoms related to foods, such as headaches, stomach pain, diarrhea, or fatigue? You want to try eliminating possible triggers, but you are not sure where to start? Our Food Sensitivity test measures your body's immune response to 96 foods that are commonly found in western diets. It's a great way to get some guidance on which foods could be causing you discomfort. Our test is not a food allergy test, so...

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Why Test Genomics and Biomarkers Together?

There are many different ways to evaluate health and wellness, and no single way is the best. Often, what appears to be one thing on the surface is often something different underneath. The human body is no exception. Our health and wellness is a balance that has many different variables and factors influencing our overall state. Two very important factors that can affect our overall wellness are environmental factors from the outside and genetic factors from the inside - very...

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How to Tell If You Should Give Up Gluten

Could you be allergic to gluten, or could you just have a sensitivity to gluten? Turns out, there's a difference. Only a small percent of the US population—1 to 2%—has the actual autoimmune condition known as celiac disease, where exposure to wheat gluten, rye, barley and related proteins can cause a severe immune response. That said, there’s a growing number of people who appear to have what’s now being called non-celiac wheat sensitivity, a condition where...

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New Research On Food --- Don’t Over-react!

We all know certain foods can make us feel a certain way. Some of these foods have a similar effect on most people--whether turkey making us sleepy or beans causing flatulence. Some foods are well known to cause certain effects in some people, such as certain wines, cheeses, and chocolates can create headaches in those sensitive to those foods. Finally, we might recognize certain foods to affect ourselves in a fairly unique way. With so many foods out there, and...

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