Ask Leah! The Ingles Dietitian

Sponsored: Food sensitivity panels

Sponsored: Food sensitivity panels

Question: Often after I eat my stomach hurts. Could I be sensitive to a food and should I do one of those food sensitivity panels I can get on line?

Answer: Short answer  - NO! There are no evidence-based food sensitivity panels and you will end up excluding food and you may be ignoring a medical issue. If you are experiencing stomach/gut related issues after a meal the first thing to do is make an appointment with your doctor or a medical clinic to check to see what may be causing this. Your physician may recommend testing to rule out various illnesses and diseases. 

For more information on food sensitivities:

Leah McGrath, RDN, LDN

Ingles Markets Corporate Dietitian

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