Food Intolerance Tests for Children
Is your child experiencing ailments such as stomach cramps, sickness and loose stools? While in most cases, such issues are related to common bugs, sometimes they can be a sign of a food intolerance.
Here at Supply Life, we have helped hundreds of parents find the answers they are looking for, providing home food intolerance tests that are easy to conduct.
Common food intolerances in UK children
Here are some of the most common food intolerances among UK children:
- gluten (wheat, rye and barley) – found in such as bread and pasta
- histamine – found in foods and drinks like wine and cheese
- caffeine – found in coffee, tea and some fizzy drinks
- sulphites – found in cider, beer and wine
- salicylates – found in some fruits, vegetables, herbs and spices
- monosodium glutamate (MSG) – found in ripened fruits, cured meats and savoury foods
Food intolerance tests for children: FAQs
Have some questions about testing your child for a food intolerance? Here are some answers that may help:
What’s the difference between a food intolerance and a food allergy?
You cannot experience a severe allergic reaction from a food intolerance because, in contrast to a food allergy, a food intolerance is not brought on by your immune system overreacting to specific food types.
How accurate are food intolerance tests?
While people do not fully form their intolerances and intolerances until adulthood, the body can show early signs of a reaction to certain food groups. This can help parents to build diets accordingly. Here at Supply Life, we are a popular option for home food intolerance tests for children.
What does a home food intolerance involve?
When purchasing a food intolerance test through this website, you will be sent an easy-to-follow kit that includes a pinprick test. This will be accompanied by all the instructions on how to take and send the blood sample back to us. This will then be sent to our laboratory, where the sample will be analysed.
How much does a food intolerance test for children cost?
Our food intolerance tests have been designed to help people understand their gut health without breaking the bank. Here are a few of our food intolerance test options.