Read about the differences between food allergies, intolerances and sensitivities here.

You might have a problem with one or more foods in your diet if you experience…
  • fatigue
  • inability to lose weight
  • foggy thinking
  • indigestion
  • ezcema
  • rosacea
  • acne
  • ADHA
  • asthma
  • seasonal allergies or hayfever
  • headaches
  • migraines
  • dark circles under the eyes
  • constipation
  • diarrhea
  • gas and bloating
  • heartburn
  • IBS
  • sugar cravings
  • carbohydrate or starch cravings
  • restlessness
  • insomnia
  • mood swings
  • hyper or hypo thyroidism
  • depression
  • tiredness after eating
  • frequent colds
  • recurrent sore throats
  • recurrent ear infections
  • any autoimmune condition
  • joint pains
  • water retention
  • blurry vision
  • PMS
  • poor concentration
  • numbness or tingling of lips, tongue, cheeks or throat*
  • swelling of lips, tongue or throat*
  • blotchy rashes that come and go
  • itchy raised red areas on the skin (hives)*
  • any other symptom or syndrome which has not been explained

The above is an incomplete list of some of the common symptoms that may indicate your participation in a dietary indiscretion.  A few important things to note:

  1. These symptoms often indicate a food sensitivity/allergy/intolerance, but–
  2. The presence of a food sensitivity/allergy/intolerance is a symptom in its own right, pointing us toward an even deeper cause
  3. These symptoms occasionally do exist in the absence of any food problems, though this is rare
  4. Avoiding the food is only a temporary solution.  More important is to address the underlying cause of the food sensitivity in the first place.

Read here for Part 1: Definitions
Stay tuned for Parts 3 (Testing) and 4 (Treatment)