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September 27, 2021

Pros, Cons and Myths of Food Sensitivity Testing

with podcast guest

Christa Biegler


Christa Biegler is an award-winning dietitian nutritionist, online educator, and host of The Less Stressed Life podcast. She specializes in gut health-related issues, such as IBS and IBD, eczema, fatigue and auto-immune conditions in private practice and she is the creator of The Less Stressed Approach to Eczema and Fast Track to Fabulous Food as Medicine programs.

In this episode, we talk about how to distinguish between food allergies and sensitivities, why it’s important to identify where food sensitivities originated, common symptoms of inflammation, what you should do before seeking sensitivity testing, the connection between food sensitivities and hormones, and so much more!


  • How to distinguish between food allergies and sensitivities
  • Surprisingly simple, common symptoms of food sensitivities
  • How the timelines of potential symptoms differ
  • Why headaches are particularly difficult to trace to a specific trigger
  • The potentially negative impact of compounds in food that aren’t quantified on the label
  • Why it’s important to identify where food sensitivities originated
  • How gut permeability can trigger food intolerances
  • What is inflammation?
  • Common symptoms of inflammation
  • Why you should use the Medical Symptoms Questionnaire (MSQ) as a starting point
  • What you should do before seeking sensitivity testing
  • Why food sensitivities are often treatable
  • The role of environmental factors in food sensitivity
  • The connection between food sensitivities and hormones


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