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If you think that a food intolerance may be responsible for your symptoms then we believe that our easy to complete tests could help you. SImply choose either a 1st-step indicator test for a positive/negative result overall or find out all of your food intolerances out at once with the full Smartblood test.

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Test Smart, Eat Smarter

If you think that a food intolerance may be responsible for your symptoms then we believe that our easy to complete tests could help you. SImply choose either a 1st-step indicator test for a positive/negative result overall or find out all of your food intolerances out at once with the full Smartblood test.
Your Thyroid & Food Intolerance

Your Thyroid & Food Intolerance

It has long been suspected that there is a direct link between thyroid disorders and troublesome gut symptoms – which in some give rise to the so called Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Thyroid Conditions and IgG mediated Food Intolerance
A solution in a test?
Thinking of taking a Food Intolerance test? 4 Things to consider.

Thinking of taking a Food Intolerance test? 4 Things to consider.

The words ‘allergy’ and ‘intolerance’ are often used interchangeably but they are, in fact, very different things. An allergy (classed as an IgE reaction) is usually instantaneous after contact with the ingredient.
From your skin to your mood, the unusual signs of Food Intolerance.

From your skin to your mood, the unusual signs of Food Intolerance.

When you think about food intolerance, you usually imagine the issues that problem foods can have on the digestive system. Bloating, diarrhoea and constipation can all arise when you eat something that doesn’t agree with you.
Post-holiday poorly. Could food intolerance be to blame?

Post-holiday poorly. Could food intolerance be to blame?

There’s nothing like a week or two away from the stresses of work to make you approach life with restored vigour. The great British holiday is a time for carefree abandon as we jet off to exotic climbs, sampling everything the local culture has to offer – especially the food.
National Curry Week – is the nations’ favourite dish making you sick?

National Curry Week – is the nations’ favourite dish making you sick?

Consistently voted Britain’s best dish, we love a curry.
From korma to keema and balti to bhuna, we can’t get enough of that complex blend of spices.
Dairy Free Ice Cream Alternatives for Summer!

Dairy Free Ice Cream Alternatives for Summer!

Increasing awareness around food intolerance means there are more ways to get that sunny summer taste without the dairy.
The rise and rise of Free From foods

The rise and rise of Free From foods

Thanks to increasing understanding about dairy intolerance, a wide range of alternatives are now available. Soya, coconut, hemp, oat, rice and almond milks, yoghurts and ice cream (link to previous article) all provide an animal free alternative at increasingly affordable prices.

From beer to bread, how to tackle a yeast intolerance

From beer to bread, how to tackle a yeast intolerance

A living fungus, yeast is a natural, active ingredient used in both baking and brewing. Feeding on sugar, yeast converts it into carbon dioxide and alcohol, helping bread to rise and beer to brew. But those bubbling, fermenting reactions can have other, more unwanted results when it comes to our health.

Feeling SAD? Can food intolerance affect your mood?

Feeling SAD? Can food intolerance affect your mood?

The leaves are starting to turn. A chill is creeping into the morning air. As we kiss goodbye to summer and look to pumpkin spice lattes and snugly jumpers, we also usher in a darker side of the season.

7 tips to reduce bloating!

7 tips to reduce bloating!

Bloating, which often results in a tight, distended stomach, discomfort in the abdomen and a general sluggish feeling,
'Nutrichondria' - Are you suffering with the latest diet complaint?

'Nutrichondria' - Are you suffering with the latest diet complaint?

From celebrity testimonials and social media to the Free From aisles in the supermarket, our diets are being increasingly influenced by the world around us.

Migraines and food - is your diet giving you a headache?

Migraines and food - is your diet giving you a headache?

Anyone who’s felt the agonising crush of a migraine will tell you how exhausting and debilitating an episode can be. Often causing nausea, dizziness and fatigue, the effects can linger for hours and sometimes days after a severe attack.

National Baking Week.  Food intolerance friendly free-from alternatives

National Baking Week. Food intolerance friendly free-from alternatives

It’s that time of year again. Boosted by the encouraging words of Mary Berry and inspired by a trestle table groaning under the weight of brilliant bakes

Smartblood & Bloating

I've always suffered from bloating - it wasn't until Smartblood helped me identify my trigger foods that I was able to take control. I highly recommend taking a Smartblood Test.

Smartblood & IBS

"I've always suffered from bloating - it wasn't until Smartblood helped me identify my trigger foods that I was able to take control. I highly recommend taking a Smartblood Test."

Smartblood & Fatigue

Lee is a youth support worker and illustrator. He experiences days where he has joint pain in his shoulders and knees and also fatigue.

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(1) The figure is based upon research from Zopf, Yurdagül et al. “The Differential Diagnosis of Food Intolerance.” Deutsches Ärzteblatt International 106.21 (2009): 359–370. PMC -  which calculates that 18% of those in Industrialised nations are estimated to have a  food intolerance and extrapolated against UK census data showing a population of 51,767,543 aged 18+ in the UK. Further research can be viewed on our Scientific Studies Page.

* Smartblood define food intolerance as a food or drink specific IgG antibody reaction.

Smartblood do not claim or attempt to claim to diagnose medical conditions, or cure or treat medical conditions. Our Doctors recommend that you speak with your own GP if you have any medical concerns as typical food intolerance symptoms could also have other causes.

Legal Links

(1) The figure is based upon research from Zopf, Yurdagül et al. “The Differential Diagnosis of Food Intolerance.” Deutsches Ärzteblatt International 106.21 (2009): 359–370. PMC -  which calculates that 18% of those in Industrialised nations are estimated to have a  food intolerance and extrapolated against UK census data showing a population of 51,767,543 aged 18+ in the UK. Further research can be viewed on our Scientific Studies Page.

* Smartblood define food intolerance as a food or drink specific IgG antibody reaction.

Smartblood do not claim or attempt to claim to diagnose medical conditions, or cure or treat medical conditions. Our Doctors recommend that you speak with your own GP if you have any medical concerns as typical food intolerance symptoms could also have other causes.

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