Food Sensitivity TestingFood sensitivity testing can be tricky. This is because the body can react to food in several different ways. You can have an allergic reaction which is from elevated IgE antibodies. You can have an intolerance which is a delayed reaction (up to 4 day) that is from elevated IgG1 or IgG2 and/or IgA antibodies. You can also have an over active IgG4 which is correlated with certain cancers and autoimmunity.
Researchers estimate that at least 60% of the U.S. population suffers from unsuspected food reactions that can cause or complicate health problems. Symptoms can be extraordinarily diverse, ranging from joint pain, migraines, autoimmunity, digestive symptoms, skin conditions and/or general inflammation.
Because of the high frequency of food sensitivities and the tremendous quantity of food that we eat on a regular basis, Dr. King use food sensitivity testing to help get to the root cause of chronic, unexplained illnesses. Her two favorites are: