Q: What Does FoodTest95™ Test For?
A: We are testing the IgG portion of the patients’ immune system. More specifically we use the ELISA method to test IgG antibodies. 95 foods are tested through a simple finger prick that can be performed in under 3 minutes.
Q: How Many Foods Are Tested?
A: As the name indicates, FoodTest95™ tests 95 of the most commonly consumed foods. Of course we test the most common culprits for health challenges (dairy, eggs, gluten etc.).
Q: Does Insurance Pay For This Test?
A: No. Health insurance looks at this type of test as “exploratory” and won’t cover it. This is a cash service. Credit cards and checks are accepted as well. One’s Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flexible Spending Account (FSA) will be an acceptable form of payment as well.
Q: What Conditions Are Associated With Food Sensitivities Or Intolerances?
A: The most common conditions we see that are correlated with food sensitivities are digestive issues / IBS, migraines, weight loss resistance, thyroid & other autoimmune conditions, skin problems (eczema), poor energy / chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia, chronic pain / inflammation etc.
Q: How Is The Test Performed?
A: FoodTest95™ is a simple finger prick that can be performed in under 3 minutes. No blood draw / phlebotomist needed. It's no different then a diabetic checking their blood sugar.