Articles Section

Hopewell Nutrition Blog

The ALCAT Blood Test to Detect Foods that Trigger Food Intolerances and Inflammation

Hopewell Nutrition Center uses a variety of tests to determine the root cause for many health conditions of our patients. One valuable test frequently used is known as the ALCAT Laboratory Test, which is used to measure personalized nutrition at the cellular level. It is a blood test that measures the body’s response to challenges from a wide array of substances including foods, food additives and coloring, molds and environmental chemicals.  More than 400 foods¸ herbs, and chemicals can be tested and identified.

The ALCAT test is a tool for managing a variety of conditions linked to inflammation and an over reactive immune system such as but not limited to:

  • Digestive disorder
  • Migraines
  • Weight Issues
  • Asthma
  • Arthritis
  • Sinus Congestion
  • Chronic Fatigue
  • Aching joints
  • Skin disorders
  • Autism
  • Acid Reflux

For more than 20 years, the ALCAT test has been proven to be more accurate in identifying the relevant foods and substances associated with the many types of chronic inflammatory and metabolic disorders.

If you are interested in learning more about how this test can help you, please call or email