Know The Difference
Abnormal IgE mediated immune response to components in certain foods
Lacking the digestive enzymes that allow you to metabolize certain foods
Onset of symptoms may occur several hours to several days after ingestion or exposure
Can be life threatening
Unpleasant, but not life threatening
Vomiting, diarrhea, respiratory issues, anaphylaxis, hives
Digestive issues such as bloating, gas, cramps, abdominal pain, nausea, & heartburn. Fatigue, headaches, joint pain, and skin issues
IgE blood test, skin prick test, food elimination/oral challenge
Food elimination diet (guideline provided by 5Strands)
Complete avoidance, immunotherapy, taking antihistamines/epinephrine
Elimination plan diet and then moderation and rotation of foods, supplementation with digestive enzymes
Reading Your Test Results
Using Your Results
Once you receive your test results, you can implement a personalized elimination plan to manage you or your pet’s symptoms.
trigger foods from
you or your pet's diet.
Monitor changes in symptoms during the elimination phase
Gradually reintroduce eliminated foods one at a time
Take note of any symptoms that recur after reintroduction
Seek professional help if needed
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