Dietary advice based on the principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine is helpful in many conditions. Simple changes to diet may be recommended to improve general well being or to resolve health problems.
Food intolerance is not as easily detected as food allergy because symptoms may not manifest themselves until days after the offending food has been eaten. It can however lead to an accumulation of intestinal toxins causing conditions such as fatigue, indigestion, weight gain, hair, skin and nail problems.
The Fitzwilliam Food test provides a scientific means of grading the level of tolerance to commonly used foods for which a small sample of blood is required. This test is carried out at Alma Acupuncture Clinic