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E104: Navigating Food Toxicity, from Allergies to Sensitivities Affecting Nearly All of Us: Jeffrey Zavik
6 days ago
Jeffrey Zavik, the founder of Immuno Laboratories and the author of Toxic Food Syndrome, joins me today to explain food sensitivities and how to improve your health and vitality. It turns out that 95% of us have a food sensitivity, and many of us have more than one. Thanks to Jeffrey’s laboratory, figuring out your food sensitivities isn’t a grueling process of elimination-based trial and error. Find Out More About Jeffrey Here: Immuno Laboratories Jeffrey Zavik on LinkedIn Jeffrey S. Zavik on Facebook Jeffrey Zavik on YouTube In This Episode: [01:47] - Jeffrey explains the difference between food sensitivities and allergies. Allergies, he tells us, only affect less than 10% of the population. Sensitivities have to do with a more delayed reaction to something. [04:06] - How far-reaching are food sensitivities? Is it likely that someone listening has many different sensitivities, or just one or two? [05:04] - Jeffrey lists some of the potential symptoms of having food sensitivities. [06:55] - We learn about the several kinds of food sensitivity tests to measure the body’s reactions to potential sensitivities. [09:47] - Jeffrey talks about which tests are used at Immuno Laboratories, and how the testing process is completed. He then discusses the different levels of food sensitivity that can show up on these tests. [13:02] - If you’re reactive to a food, do you cut it out of your diet completely? Jeffrey explains that slowly reintroducing foods can reveal that not every food will stay reactive over time. [14:12] - How does an elimination diet work? Jeffrey answers, then talks about the option of substituting for food items you’re sensitive to. [17:47] - Jeffrey explains one of the reasons that so many of his company’s clients have food sensitivities, and discusses working with peak-performance athletes. [18:28] - Stephan steps in to talk about his experience with having his blood tested by Immuno Laboratories, and whether he still eats the food items he’s sensitive to. [21:10] - One of the best things that happens to Jeffrey’s clients is when they really e