Why are some people are on a gluten free diet, but still having symptoms? Can other foods act like a gluten protein in the body?
About 75% of the people testing positive to a gluten intolerance and they go 100% gluten free feel better quickly. However certain individuals may have a poorer gut health (leaky gut) and thus are also reacting to other foods that can cause gluten cross reactivity symptoms. The testing performed at this laboratory reveals that there are many proteins and foods that are considered safe for someone gluten sensitive, but may actually be exacerbating the immune response and causing symptoms. This means there may not be gluten antibodies present in the body, but there may be other antibodies for other foods that are causing the same reaction. For example in some individuals a quinoa molecule (which is known to be gluten free) may be recognized by the body as a gluten molecule by mistake but it causes the exact same gluten type of reaction.
|Rye, Barley, Spelt, Polish Wheat (Kamut)
|aCasein and bCasein
Our suggestions for people wanting to identify a gluten intolerance PLUS other foods that can act like a gluten protein.
1. Gluten Testing in the Blood:
Gluten Blood Test Sample / Gluten Testing Interpretation Sheet
2. Gluten Cross Reactivity Test
Gluten Cross Reactivity Test Sample / Cross Reactivity Interpretation Sheet
Note: The Gluten Blood Test (Array 3) and the Cross Reactivity Test (Array 4) can both be done in the same kit and with the same blood draw. Once you place your order we mail you a test kit right away. It will include directions on where to get the blood draw done. Results are emailed to you within a few short weeks.
IF a blood test is not possible, no problem order the Gluten Testing in the Stool and make sure to add Transglutaminase IgA to identify if there is an auto immune reaction caused by gluten.