By Rose Wellness Center | 12/10/2020

4 Out Of 5 Americans Struggle With Food Sensitivities

4 Out Of 5 Americans Struggle With Food Sensitivities

Four out of five Americans are intolerant to at least one food item and the symptoms are often overlooked or mistaken for something else. Nonetheless, it is essential to recognize the signs and symptoms that are commonly associated with food sensitivity in order to be able to address the problem, and this is where food sensitivity testing helps. Also, the tern 'food allergy" is widely overused. Many people believe they have a food allergy when they actually have a food intolerance. The two are commonly confused because they produce some of the same symptoms.Food Intolerance Symptoms

A food intolerance occurs when your body is unable to properly digest your food or metabolize it completely, which can cause a number of symptoms. When you have a food intolerance, your symptoms typically begin a few hours after you eat the offending food. However, the symptoms can be delayed for up to 48 hours. Food intolerance symptoms can continue to bother you for several days, making it difficult to pinpoint which specific foods are causing your symptoms. Typically, the symptoms involve the digestive system, the skin, or the respiratory system. The common symptoms are:

Determining Your Food Sensitivities

You can have a food intolerance to whole foods, herbs, spices, colorings, and additives. Due to the sheer number of possibilities, it used to be difficult to find the culprit causing your symptoms. Not now! There are many very easy options to figure out what foods your body is intolerant to, even one test kit that uses a simple prick of the finger.

Our Integrative Nutritionist and our Health Coach can help guide you on what test would be the best for you, and also help guide you along the process. Does having foods show up on your results mean that you'll never be able to eat those foods again? NO! But there is a process. Let us help you through it.


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