Naturopath – Inspire You To Live A Beautiful Lifeby Sydney Health Wellness Centre Joanne Kennedy Naturopathy
Consuming whole foods as nature intended, and avoding processed and packaged foods is the first step. Most food sensitiviies comes from eating foods that have been chemically altered in some way. However, for certain individuals they may have a sensitiviey to healhy foods such as dairy, eggs, shell fish, nuts or high histmaine foods such as cured meats and fermented vegetables. Signs and symptoms of food sensitivities incude fatigue, headaches, joint pain, brain fog, anxiety, depression, acne, eczema, diarrhoea or constipation.
There are tests availabile to determine if you have a food intolernace. The most common test is for coelic disease which is an autoimmune condition caused by an intolerance to gluten. Other tests include Food Allergy IgG reactions which occur hours to days after exposure to certain foods, Food Allergy IgE test which detects foods that cause a reaction in less than 2 hours, and the Food Allergy IgA test that detects foods causing gastrointestinal tract mucus membrane reactions.
Once the underlying food trigger is identifed, it is important to remove it from the diet. If you have coeliac disease it is important you refrain from eating any gluten long term. If you have an IgE response it is likely that you many have a serious anaphylactic reaction to that food so it is important that you remove it from your diet long term. However, if you have an IgG or IgA reaction to a food, it may be due to a number of factors and not just the food itself. These factors include gut infections (yeast, bacteria, parasites) dysbiosis, leaky gut or an overactive immune response. It is important to treat the underlyling cause of the food intolernac and not just remove the food from the diet long term.
Naturopath Sydney has experience treating patients with food intolerance including histamine intolerance. Naturopath Sydney uses different functional medicine tests to identify the underlying cause of heallth issues. Functional medicine testing includes IgE, IgG and IgA food intolerance testing, comprehensive digestive food analysis, Dutch Hormones, oestrogen metabolites test, liver detoxification testing, pyrroles testing and genetic MTHFR testing.
Naturopath Sydney understands that the foods we consume contributes significantly to the overal healh of our body and mind. It is important for our health to prioritise healthy eating on a dialy basis.
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