A quick way to test if food intolerance could be a problem for you.
However, look too at the Total IgA, IgM and IgG test which I
think is better because somethimes the antibody produced is not IgG
whch is what this one tests. however, it can be a useful first step as
most food intolerances which are chornic are IgG.
Here's the info from the lab:
YorkTest First Step Test quickly determines whether IgG antibody
reactions to foods are detected or not. This test is ideal if
you’re interested in a YorkTest Food Intolerance Programme
but would like to know whether an IgG antibody food reaction is present
in your blood first before deciding whether or not to go to the next
YorkTest First Step Test kit contains all you need to take a 2-3 drop
blood sample. Simply return your sample in the pre-paid envelope
provided (UK only) to our York laboratories for expert analysis. Your
confidential results are then posted to you within ten working days.
Choose the First Step Test?
basic pre-screen for IgG antibody reactions to foods
to use, finger prick blood test which can be taken in the comfort of
order postal service – no need to visit our laboratory
Do NOT take this test if
from a blood borne disease such as Hepatitis or HIV
2 years old
steroids or immunosuppressants
Raised levels of food-specific IgG antibodies within your blood
indicate that an IgG antibody reaction to a particular food or foods
has occurred. If you have already taken the decision to eliminate a
particular food or foods from your diet they may not show up as a
reaction on your results. If you know of foods that trigger your
symptoms then do not start eating them; we cannot encourage you to eat
a food or foods which you already know are a problem to you.