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Food Sensitivities – ALCAT Test

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ALCAT TEST
Available for over 25 years, the ALCAT Test identifies cellular reactions to over 350 foods, chemicals and herbs. These inflammatory reactions are linked to chronic health problems like obesity and diabetes, as well as joint, skin, heart, and digestive disorders.

The Technology
Food allergy is an IgE immune system response that is typically characterized by hives, shortness of breath, upset stomach and in some cases anaphylaxis. The most common food allergies are to nuts, shellfish, wheat and dairy.  According to the Food Allergy & Anaphylaxis Network, only about 4% of the United States population has a food allergy. The ALCAT Test does not detect Food Allergy.
Food intolerance, on the other hand, is much more common than food allergies and is characterized by digestive disorders, migraines, obesity, chronic fatigue, aching joints, skin disorders and behavioral issues. It has been stated that upwards of 70-80% of the US population has food intolerance.  Unfortunately for many, those food intolerance symptoms are often identified as individual problems and treated as such, thus treating the symptoms and not the cause. The ALCAT is the most effective Food Intolerance Test available.

Conditions Affected by Food Sensitivities:
Arthritis
Autism
Fatigue
IBS/Gastrointestinal
Migraine/Headache
Skin Disorders
Reproducibility/Viability
Weight Management

ALCAT Food Panel Testing Options

Platinum Comprehensive:
320 items
200 Food Panel
50 Functional Foods and Medicinal Herbs
20 Food Additives/Colorings
10 Environmental Chemicals
20 Molds
20 Antibiotics/Anti-Inflammatory AgentsComprehensive Wellness 1:
250 items
200 Food Panel
20 Food Additives/Colorings
10 Environmental Chemicals
20 MoldsComprehensive Wellness 3:
200 items
150 Food Panel
20 Food Additives/Colorings
10 Environmental Chemicals
20 Molds
Comprehensive Wellness 4:
170 items
150 Food Panel
20 Food Additives/ColoringsComprehensive Wellness 5:
150 items
100 Food Panel
20 Food Additives/Colorings
10 Environmental Chemicals
20 MoldsPediatric Wellness:
70 items total
50 Foods
20 Food Additives/Colorings
Herbal Wellness 1:
270 items total
200 Food Panel
50 Functional Foods and Medicinal Herbs
20 Food Additives/ColoringsHerbal Wellness 2:
220 items total
150 Food Panel
50 Functional Foods and Medicinal Herbs
20 Food Additives/Colorings

Below are Food Sensativity Panel recommendations for adults based on symptoms and desired outcomes:

The Platinum Comprehensive panel
200 Food Items
50 Functional Food Items
20 Food additives/colorings
10 Environmental Chemicals
20 Molds
20 Antibiotics /Anti inflammatory
This panel will provide patients the largest clinical picture to optimize their potential for the best clinical outcome for their health and wellbeing.

The Comprehensive Wellness 1 or 3
150/200 Food Items
20 Food Additives /Colorings
10 Environmental Chemicals
20 Molds
This Panel is recommended for patients suffering from digestive, skin or respiratory conditions.

The Comprehensive Wellness 2 or 4
150/200 Food Items
20 Food Additives /Colorings
This panel is recommended for patients who don’t go out of their way to eat organic to avoid food additives and colorings. These chemicals are in most everything off the grocery store shelves and should be considered for testing.

The Herbal Wellness 1 or 2
150/200 Food Items
50 Functional Food Items
20 Food Additives/Colorings

This panel includes the functional foods and medicinal herbs for those patients who take supplements or those who are considering supplements as part of their daily regimen.

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