Food Allergy Testing in Brisbane

Have you noticed that some foods just don't agree with you anymore?

There are a few simple ways to find out which foods you may be allergic or intolerant to. It’s amazing how your health can improve after removing the burden of food allergies.

We can help you demystify which foods work for you and which foods work against you.

Many people get very confused trying to work out which foods are causing their health problems. This is because a bad reaction to food may not appear for up to 48 hours after you have eaten it. This is why it's so important to have a qualified health professional help you identify your food allergies. We offer food allergy testing at our clinic in Grange, Brisbane. Our Naturopaths and Nutritionists can help you to understand which foods may be causing food allergies or food intolerances. We also help you with food intolerance testing, or keeping food diaries where we teach you how to identify the common causes of food intolerance.

Symptoms which may result from food allergies:

  • Fuzzy thinking, poor concentration, tired, headaches
  • Digestive – nausea, belching, bloating, wind, diarrhea, constipation, thirsty, pain, itchy or burning anus.
  • Skin – eczema, rashes, pimples, itching, hives, flushing.
  • Muscles/ Joints – cramps, spasm, weakness, pain, swelling, fluid retention.
  • Depressed, hyperactive, anxious, tense, irritable.
  • Eyes – itchy, burning, red, puffy, dark circles, blurred.
  • Ears – blocked, itchy, ringing.
  • Nose – sneezy, blocked sinuses, itchy, dripping, hayfever
  • Mouth – bad taste, metallic, excess saliva, tight throat, mucus.
  • Chest – asthma, tight chest, wheezy, irregular heartbeat.
  • Cold / hot flushes

Food Allergy Testing Methods

96 Foods Test

A Comprehensive laboratory test analyzing your body’s reaction to 96 common foods. The food allergy test is performed by taking a finger prick blood specimen in our Brisbane clinic and sent to world leading allergy testing laboratory US Biotek for analysis.

You will receive a report on the foods you test positive to, which lists low, medium or high reaction to each food. Tested via detection of food-specific IgG immune antibodies via accredited ELISA testing.

A laboratory fee starting from $280 is charged for this test. (In addition to your consultation fee.) This is the for the IgG food allergy test. You may need extra levels of testing, your naturopath or nutritionist at Vibe will advise the best test for you.

Bust common diet myths and make the right choice for your body

Bust common diet myths and make the right choice for your body

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What to expect from your Nutrition consultation

There are many simple things you can incorporate into your diet to help boost your energy and wellbeing. Food is an enjoyable part of our daily lives and choosing to eat well is the single best health insurance you could ever take out.

We have some of the most practical Nutritionists Brisbane has to offer. You'll receive easy to achieve take home ideas to improve your health and wellbeing.

PRICING Ananda Mahony:

Initial Consultation           60minutes     $200

Follow Up Consultation   30minutes     $100

PRICING Courtney Garfoot:

Initial Consultation           75minutes     $300

Follow Up Consultation   30minutes     $130

PRICING Elysia Humphries:

Initial Consultation           90minutes     $300

Follow Up Consultation   45minutes     $150

PRICING Georgia Limmer:

Initial Consultation           60minutes     $200

Follow Up Consultation   30minutes     $100

Meet the Nutritionists at Vibe Natural Health Brisbane

Ananda Mahony Naturopath BrisbaneAnanda Mahony

Ananda has developed programs to assist in management of pain from autoimmune conditions, digestive complaints, hormonal conditions, functional issues, musculoskeletal problems and neuropathies. 

Georgia Limmer Naturopath BrisbaneGeorgia Limmer

Georgia is down-to-earth, committed and she works quickly to get the best results for her patients. 

She sees a broad range of patients often treating several members of families at a time.

Ananda Mahony Naturopath BrisbaneCourtney Garfoot

Court is passionate about creating healthy families through preconception, pregnancy and postpartum care, along with supporting you with general health and well-being.

As a clinical nutritionist, Court recognises the body is complex and is influenced by a combination of factors. As a result, you will be given an individualised treatment plan in response to your current health status, health history, family history, lifestyle and other factors.

If necessary, Court can order tests and interpret test results, prescribe supplements or recommend diet and lifestyle changes. By taking a practical, evidence-based approach, Court partners with you to achieve your goals.

Elysia Humphries Naturopath BrisbaneElysia Humphries

Elysia is one of the most experienced naturopaths in Brisbane and she is passionate about integrating Naturopathy into our health care system. Her treatments combine a balance of nutritional advice, pathology testing, lifestyle advice and evidence based natural medical advice.

Email us on info@vibenaturalhealth.com.au now for a brochure and sample report on food allergy testing.

Food Elimination Diet

Your naturopath will ask you about your diet and identify foods which may be causing your symptoms and instruct you on a diet eliminating these foods, then perform a “food challenge” to test which foods are causing your problems.

This is widely considered by dietitians and medical experts as the most comprehensive way to identify food intolerances and food allergies.

Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Allergy Unit - recommendations for elimination diets

Food Substitution

For those who don’t want to do an elimination diet. Your naturopath will suggest the foods you may be reacting to and give you lists of similar foods you can substitute in your diet which will be easier for your body to digest and reduce your symptoms.



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