What do dairy, gluten, potatoes, aged cheese and tofu have in common? The answer is that they all are strong suspects for food sensitivities which may be compromising your health in many devious ways. In fact, eating these foods may cause IBS, fibromyalgia, migraines, autoimmune diseases, skin rashes, sinus issues and many more in some sensitivity individuals! In this article, learn more about what each of these food types are, where you can find them, why they are a problem for some people and what are some alternative options. Continue reading
Elimination diets are not for everyone. They require hard work, planning, and dedication in order to get desired results.
Our mission at Food Sensitivity Solutions is to help you feel your best! We understand the pivotal role of food sensitivities in many health ailments and believe dietary change is the best first place to start on the journey to better health. We know all about the successful outcomes of following a personalized elimination plan and we utilize this service for most of our clients. However, completing blood testing and drastically changing your diet is a big commitment and can sometimes feel a bit scary! It is our responsibility to share with you a helpful tactic to incorporate prior to making the big dive into the deep end. Continue reading
In this tasty episode, I interview Registered Dietitian and Certified LEAP Therapist, Jan Patenaude. Jan specializes in the field of integrative nutrition and is one of the pioneers working with blood testing to diagnose and treat food sensitivities. She specifically works with a blood test called MRT®, or Mediator Release Testing. MRT® is a blood test that quantifies the inflammatory response to 150 different foods & food-chemicals. I know we’ve all heard a lot about gluten as causing ill effects for a lot of people but Jan shares a fascinating story about a patient who was deathly ill from an apple sensitivity! Jan will also shed light on the difference between a food allergy, food intolerance, and food sensitivity.
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Ah, the question we hear the most! The world of adverse food reactions is quite large, complex, and confusing. We are here to lessen the burden and help you have a better understanding of what is going on in your body. While some people spend most of their lives studying immunology, for the general public we feel it is important to review some of the basics. Continue reading