Is There A Best At-Home Food Sensitivity Test?
At-home food sensitivity tests are big business in the U.S., with a market worth $159.3 million and climbing. Yet, while food sensitivity/intolerance affects around 15% to 20% of the population, there’s no evidence these tests provide reliable results.
Because of this, the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology (AAAAI) recommends against using at-home food sensitivity tests, specifically IgG tests, to diagnose food allergies or food intolerances/sensitivities.
Read on for expert opinions on what you should know about food sensitivities, intolerances and allergies, how food sensitivity tests work and what to do if you think certain foods are causing you trouble.