We all age chronologically with the passage of time, but what about our bodies? Is physiological aging inevitable too? A growing cadre of biologists is starting to say no, thanks to developments in the field of epigenetics, which studies not our DNA itself but...

No single food regimen works for everyone. A new study is the most comprehensive effort yet to understand why.

A decade ago, spurred by the success of the Human Genome Project and the affordability of genetic sequencing, scientists began to explore the promise of “nutri...

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      Something about the industrial processing of food makes us more likely to overeat, according to a new study. Volunteers ate more and gained more weight on a heavily processed diet than an unprocessed one, even when the two diets had the same available calories an...

July 24, 2018

Scientists at Yale reported this Wednesday in the journal, NUTRITION & METABOLISM, in a paper entitled, A Leukocyte Activation Test Identifies Food Items Which Induce Release of DNA by Innate Immune Peripheral Blood Leukocytes, that the Alcat Test, a blood test for ide...

June 6, 2018

People with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) become exquisitely attuned to the rumblings and sensations in their bowels. They know that digestive mishaps—unexpected flatulence, can’t-stop-it diarrhea, painful cramps, etc.—can occur at any moment. Frequent bathroom trips...

May 24, 2018

Gastrointestinal

  • Abdominal pain

  • Bloating

  • Constipation

  • Diarrhea, loose stools

  • Heartburn

  • Indigestion

  • Nausea

  • Vomiting

Musculoskeletal, joints, muscles, connective tissue

  • Arthritis

  • Inflammatory myopathies, myelopathies

  • J...

June 14, 2017

How long will it take to receive my ALCAT Test Results?

Web results are posted within 5 business days. Hard copies will be received within 10 business days.

Is this a food allergy test?

The ALCAT Test is NOT a food allergy test. It is designed to test for intolerances, wh...

December 7, 2016

Mayo Clinic & Yale University Endorsing Food Sensitivity ALCAT Test and their scientific finds for food intolerance

October 19, 2016

Do I need to fill each tube completely?Each tube must be filled to capacity. Failure to do so may require recollection. How long will it take to receive my ALCA

September 21, 2016

Dr. Wright

D.O., Medical Advisory Board:

Other food sensitivity tests measure antibodies against food. Antibodies, except in the case of IgE-mediated classical food allergy are protective. That is they do not themselves produce symptoms, but they help rid the body of exc...

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