RMA Food Sensitivity Testing
Food sensitivity is not a disease but may play a role in causing disease or worsening certain symptoms. Symptoms associated with food sensitivities develop slowly over time and can create inflammation. The RMA FST igG food sensitivity test can help identify potential food sensitivities and take the guesswork out of your diet.
There Is a growing body of evidence to support the clinical benefits of eliminating igG reactive foods from the diet. In an lgG reaction, the igG antibodies bind to food antigens creating antibody-antigen complexes. These complexes are normally removed by immune system cells called macrophages. However, if complexes are present in large numbers and the reactive food is still being consumed, the macrophages can’t remove them quickly enough. The food antigen-antibody complexes accumulate and can be deposited in body tissues. Once in tissues, these complexes can trigger inflammation, which may be responsible for a wide variety of symptoms.
The lgG Food Sensitivity test measures levels of lgG antibodies to over 220 different foods. Antibodies are highly specialized proteins that bind to specific antigens. All foods have antigen molecules on them, and sometimes these food antigens can trigger the production of antibodies. Three types of food sensitivity tests panels are available:
RMA FSTTM Enhanced: tests for over 220 food antigens
RMA FSTTM Vegetarian: tests for over 160 food antigens
RMA FSTTM Basic: tests for over 125 food antigens