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Food Intolerance

Food intolerances could be the cause of your health issues

Understanding Food Intolerance

If you’re experiencing adverse reactions to certain foods, it could indicate a food intolerance. Food intolerances are more common than you may think, and dismissing symptoms because they occur days after consumption can be misleading. Find out more about the difference between allergies, intolerances and sensitivities here

It’s crucial to understand how your body reacts to the food you consume. If you notice certain reactions after eating specific foods, it may indicate a food intolerance. Some individuals may not realise they have a food intolerance until up to 48 hours after consuming the offending food. Additionally, the same food can have different effects on different people. 

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Is Your Body Reacting?

Understanding how your body reacts to certain foods is key to identifying potential intolerances. Symptoms such as digestive issues, mood swings, fatigue, joint pain, muscle aches, headaches, dizziness, and anxiety may indicate a food intolerance. 

It’s common for individuals to overlook their symptoms or attribute them to other causes. However, recognising and addressing food intolerances is essential for managing symptoms and preventing further health complications. Sub-consciously, you may blame your symptoms on other things to keep your favourite foods in your lives, but it is important you fully understand how your body is working

Managing sensitivities?

Managing food sensitivities involves identifying trigger foods and eliminating them from your diet. This process typically begins with an elimination diet, where you remove potential trigger foods for a period of time before gradually reintroducing them. Reintegrating eliminated foods should be done cautiously, and it’s essential to pay attention to how your body reacts.

Recognising and managing sensitivities effectively can ensure a healthier and more comfortable lifestyle. If you suspect you may have food sensitivities, it’s important to seek guidance from healthcare professionals who can provide support and advice on managing your diet.

Understanding your test results is essential for taking control of your health and well-being. Our in-house nutritionist can provide valuable insights and guidance on interpreting your results, empowering you to make informed decisions about your diet. Taking this proactive step towards understanding your body sets the foundation for a happier and healthier lifestyle moving forward.

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Common Sensitivity Symptoms

gain weight

Gaining Weight?

Common culprits: Refined carbs, added sugars, highly processed meats

mood swings

Suffering from mood swings?

Common culprits: Wheat, dairy, fruit

fatigued

Feeling Fatigued?

Common offenders: Dairy, soy, corn, gluten

joint pain

Do you have Joint Pain and Muscle Aches?

Common offenders: soy, gluten, dairy, eggs, corn, yeast, sugar, peanuts

headache

Suffering from Headaches?

Common culprits: Processed foods, cured meats

anxious

Feeling dizzy and anxious?

Common culprits: Fermented foods (wine, aged cheese, cured meats)

Worried that you may be experiencing the symptoms of food sensitivity to a certain item?

Feel free to talk to our expert team 7 days a week on a 24-hour basis via LiveChat. Buy your food sensitivity test online today.

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