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Food Intolerance Test

Food Intolerance Test

Food Intolerance test at AIG Clinics Dubai

What are Food Intolerance Tests and their symptoms?

Food intolerances are the difficulty in digesting certain foods and an unpleasant physical reaction to them. It causes symptoms such as bloating and abdominal pain, which usually appears several hours after eating. Although the number of people who believe they have food intolerances has increased dramatically in recent years, it is difficult to say how many people are affected. Believing that you have a food intolerance, even though the cause is something else. In general, people with food intolerance suffer from symptoms such as:

  • Abdominal pain, gas, gas and/or diarrhea
  • Rash/Itching

These symptoms usually appear several hours after eating. It can be difficult to tell if you have a food intolerance.

How is food intolerance diagnosed?

The two food intolerance tests performed at AIG Clinics Dubai are the York test and the Foodprint test. Let's take a quick look at these two diagnostic methods.

New York test: The York Test is a comprehensive food sensitivity test that analyzes the body's response to over 200 food and drink ingredients. In this test, a small amount of blood is taken from a finger prick and sent to a laboratory for further analysis.

Foodprint test: For this test, a small amount of blood is taken and sent to a laboratory. Similar to the New York test, this test is intended to identify the underlying cause of a person's hypersensitivity to certain foods, beverages, additives, and other compounds.