Do you have a food intolerance?
Are you reacting to the foods you eat?
Do you feel bloated or a bit sick after a meal?
You might have a food intolerance that is making you unwell.
Undiagnosed food intolerances can be a source of various health concerns that can severely impact the quality of your life.
Take action today to improve your health by booking our IgG Food Intolerance Package with your Naturopath at Mullen Health, including our high quality food intolerance test and results visit with diet advice.
PHONE 02 4961 4075 OR EMAIL US TO BOOK YOUR FOOD INTOLERANCE TEST
What is a food intolerance?
An intolerance is an IgG immune response, which results in symptoms that occur hours or even days after exposure to certain foods. The good news food intolerances are treatable, with a little time and patience.
What foods could I be intolerant to?
Our Food Intolerance Test looks for intolerances to the following common food intolerances:
-Cereals – corn, durum wheat, gluten, oats, rice, rye, wheat.
-Nuts and beans – almond, brazil nut, cashew, cocoa bean, peanut, soya bean, walnut and legumes including pea, lentil and haricot.
-Meats – beef, chicken, lamb and pork.
-Fish – freshwater fish (salmon, trout), shellfish (shrimp, prawn, crab, lobster, mussel), tuna, white fish (haddock, cod, plaice).
-Vegetables – broccoli, cabbage, carrot, celery, cucumber, leek, peppers (red, green, yellow) and potato.
-Fruits – apple, blackcurrent, grapefruit, olive, orange, lemon, strawberry, tomato and melon (cantaloupe, watermelon)
-Other – egg (whole), cow’s milk, garlic, ginger, mushroom, tea and yeast.
How can I know if I might have a food intolerance?
It can be difficult to pinpoint the foods that are causing you to be unwell without a food intolerance test. If you are experience any of the below symptoms after food, you might have a food intolerance.
-Candida or thrush
-Skin problems such as eczema
-Sinus or hayfever
Remember, people react differently to intolerances. For some, the symptoms become present instantly after food; for others, it can take hours or even days.
What should I do if I suspect that I have a food intolerance?
People who suffer intolerance symptoms regularly report that visits to their doctor have not resolved their underlying problems. It’s important to visit a health practitioner who specialises in food testing.
One method of determining if you have a food intolerance is to go on an elimination diet for six weeks. This involves removing all common allergens, intolerances, additives, preservatives, salicylates and amines, before slowly reintroducing suspect foods to uncover any reactions.
Many people struggle with sticking to a strict elimination diet and prefer a quicker answer. A top quality, comprehensive Food Detective Food Intolerance Test is a faster method of determining what foods you are reacting to.
This involves a small blood sample taken with a pinprick to the finger. This tests for intolerances to 43 foods and gives you quick results.
We will go over your test results in a results consultation afterwards. After working out which foods are causing you problems, we will work with you on avoiding those foods for a period of time and building up your gut, liver and immune health to reduce your susceptibility to future intolerances.
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