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How A Food Intolerance Test Will Help With Your Summer Body

Last Updated: 10th November 2022 · Written by Donna Mastriani

We’ve all got our #BodyGoals as we look towards the summer. Whether it’s a ripped eight pack or just a bit less sagging, you’ve probably accepted the fact that you’re going to have to make some changes to your diet to get the results you’re hoping to achieve by the time the lighter evenings roll around. So you know you need to cut out the processed foods, a few less takeaways and probably cut back on the booze. But did you know that a food intolerance test is absolutely essential if you’re going to achieve your body goals this year? Why? Read on to find out.

Symptoms Of Food Intolerance

When you take a food intolerance test, you’re looking to identify foods that could be causing you symptoms that are holding you back from achieving your dream body but could also be stopping you from achieving your professional and personal goals. Symptoms of food intolerance include:

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  • Bloating – Where are those abs you’ve been working hard for? They’re being hidden by a stomach full of gas caused by foods that provoke digestive distress.
  • Sickness & Diarrhoea – When you are sick or have a severe bout of vomiting & diarrhoea, your body expels large quantities of water, this can lead to water retention when you next consume water which will give the appearance of looking fatter than you actually are.
  • Brain Fog – A food intolerance disrupts sleep which can cause a cumulative fatigue effect which has been called ‘brain fog’. This can have serious adverse effects on both your personal and professional life as you struggle to balance home and work lives.

These symptoms can all contribute to your ability to perform the exercises necessary to achieve the body of your dreams, but also mask the results of all your hard work. Taking a food intolerance test can help you identify the foods that are causing you these symptoms.

Food Intolerance Test & Elimination Diet

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So, you know you need to take a food intolerance test, but how exactly do you do this? You can find a test suited to your budget here. Using a small blood sample taken by you in the comfort of your own home, we test you against over 40 common food intolerances to find your unique intolerance profile. Using this knowledge of your personal intolerances, you can perform an elimination diet where you remove your problem foods from your diet before gradually reintroducing them once your tolerance level is reset. As part of your results, you will receive advice on how best to perform an elimination diet to ensure you get the maximum effect.

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