Bloating, IBS, and Food Intolerance

The relationship between Bloating, IBS, and Food Intolerance.

If you suffer from bloating, IBS, heartburn or intestinal discomfort, and have not yet discovered a cause then it is possible that you could be one of the estimated 9 million(1) adults in the UK with a food intolerance.

These food sensitivities can be very difficult to pinpoint – often a trial and error elimination diet alone can take months before trigger foods are identified, as your bloating or IBS could be due to a food you have just eaten, or it could be because of a food you ate earlier in the day, or even one or two days previously.

Smartblood Story - Hannah's Bloating.

Hannah, a shop assistant in a fashion store, often suffered really bad bloating, with no identifiable cause – it would come and go, along with some very uncomfortable gastric reflux.

Taking a Smartblood food intolerance test helped Hannah identify her trigger foods, one of which was Cashew Nuts After recieving her full results and having a consultation with a Smartblood Nutritional Therapist Hannah was able to remove her trigger foods and replace them with healthy alternatives. Her bloating, as well as her heartburn have now stopped.

I was prone to really bad bloating, as well as indigestion, even though my diet was quite low in calories. I took a Smartblood Food Intolerance Test and found that I had a grade 4 reaction to Cashews, and less severe reactions to other foods. By cutting them from my diet I no longer "Bloat" and can wear the clothes that I like. - Hannah

Smartblood could help identify causes of IBS or Bloating.

Smartblood Laboratories are Food Intolerance Specialists. We provide you with an accurate IgG reaction testing service based upon a 45 year old Laboratory method known as ELISA Plate Testing.

By testing a small sample of your blood, we will show you your IgG reactions to 134 food and drink ingredients – if you test positive to any of them then research shows that it is possible that you have a sensitivity to that food type. By eliminating that food type with the help of one of our nutritional therapists you could take control of your bloating, IBS or indigestion.

Instant Results Access

At Smartblood, we know how frustrating it can be waiting for a postal copy of your food intolerance test to arrive, especially if you are keen to know what trigger foods could be responsible for how you are feeling.

As soon as full Smartblood programme results have been approved for release by our Laboratory Director your full results report will be sent to you via email. View a summary of all reactive food groups and delve further in with interactive charts for each food or drink section, including one specifically for wheat, gluten, and other grains.

Example Results

A Consultation with a BANT registered Nutritional Therapist

Knowing which foods you are intolerant to is only half of the battle when it comes to improving how you feel. That is why, with every full Smartblood Programme, we include a 30 minute consultation with one of our Smartblood Nutritional Therapists, all of whom are registered with the British Association of Nutritional Therapists (BANT); between them they have helped tens of thousands of people adjust and improve their diet following a positive food intolerance test.

What our Clients have to say

Story of Lisa, Story of Matt, Story of Maggie

Matt's Food Intolerance to Gluten

Maggie's Story - Food Intolerance and Fatigue

In a Randomised Controlled Trial Conducted by Atkinson, Sheldon, Shaath et al, a clinically significant improvement in symptomatology was observed in patients eliminating foods to which they were found to exhibit sensitivity, as identified by an ELISA test for the presence of IgG antibodies to these foods - see more details and studies on our scientific studies page.

Could a food Intolerance be causing your Bloating or IBS? Find out now.

If you think that a food intolerance may be responsible for your bloating or IBS then we believe that our easy to complete tests could help you. Find all of your food intolerances out at once with the full Smartblood test.

The full Smartblood test is a complete program and is a great way to discover all of your food sensitivities and take control over your own personal trigger foods.

Around 10% of our customers exhibit no IgG reactions to the 134 foods whatsoever – for tests conducted from October 2023 we are providing non-reactive customers with a FULL REFUND so they can continue their investigations through other testing.

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