Food Intolerances | Our Top 10 within Canada | How many did you know about?

Do you want to learn more about how dairy, wheat and eggs can impact your body, then read below and open yourself up to a whole new world!

Aiming to create a happier and healthier you, Test Your Intolerance has identified the Top 10 intolerances which you, a valued customer, is likely to be intolerant to. We know that living with a  food intolerance is hard, and this is why we have sought out the most common intolerances and have come with up with a guide on what to look out for, and how to cope.

Food Intolerances and their Symptoms

As symptoms are not always digestion-related but can also affect your skin, mental health and weight, we have decided you need to know more. If you have been experiencing unexplained symptoms that you just cannot diagnose, then this may be due to food intolerances. If you want to know more, then head over to and take a look at our varied tests, all of which could help you to cope identify, cope and deal with your 10 food intolerances

1) Wheat

Wheat. It is not always what you think it is. It can cause your body to react in a variety of different ways if you are found to have an intolerance to it. Food intolerances can come in different shapes and sizes, throwing up various symptoms and body reactions to certain items. Wheat can also worsen the symptoms of IBS. Remember, even though wheat, as one of the 8 most common allergies should always be listed on the ingredients, you still have to be careful to make sure it is not on there. Also, if keeping a food diary, the symptoms of a wheat intolerance may not be noticeable until up to 48 hours later, be careful!

2) Eggs

Did you know that eggs are a great source of protein and vitamins, and are a key contributor to a balanced and healthy diet? Yes? Did you also know that eggs can sometimes be a hidden ingredient, and could cause you a wdo you have an egg intolerance?ide range of issues that you did not know about? Food intolerances vary, and an egg intolerance is no different as it is not always identifiable without a test. The good news about an egg intolerance is that there are plenty of alternatives. Have you considered beans, nuts and seeds or any meat and fish-based proteins? If so, try swapping your egg for avocado.

3) Nuts

The perfect Bar snack! (Unless you have an intolerance to them). As there are various types of nuts, there are also various food intolerances and potential intolerance reactions. Certain items cause various symptoms, and nuts could be an all-important trigger food to watch out for, as it could offset your nuts intolerance. Even more importantly, it is vital that you know the difference between a nut intolerance and a nut allergy. A nut allergy occurs immediately after consumption and can potentially be life-threatening. However, a nut intolerance is when your body produces an inflammatory response to one or more nut proteins.

4) Yeast

One of the most common food intolerances comes from Yeast. It is, however, infamously, one of the hardest items to avoid if you do not know what you are looking for. It is present in an assortment of potential allergens, some of which are our favourite products, including bread and alcohol. If you experience fatigue, bloat or headaches, then watch out because it could potentially a food intolerance or, a yeast intolerance!

dairy alternatives to deal with food intolerances5) Dairy

Lactose Intolerance or a Dairy allergy. They are not the same thing but are commonly mistaken to be the same. If you are found to have a dairy intolerance to allergy after taking one of our simple tests, then you will almost definitely have to alter your diet. Don’t worry though, we have come up with some excellent alternatives to help you and your new dairy-free diet. Alpro’s plant-based Ice Cream is very appealing and could let you satisfy your sweet tooth without causing your body any harm. It can be difficult dealing with food intolerances, but there are always ways to manage and cope!

6) Seafood

If seafood is a problem for you, it is essential to balance your diet with nutritious alternatives. Having a seafood intolerance can be a struggle. If you feel like you may experiencing some of the symptoms prominent with seafood intolerance, then you should take an intolerance test as food intolerances can heavily impact on your life.

7) Alcohol (Noooo!)

No, vomiting, nausea and headaches are not just necessarily because you drunk too much last night. It could be that you have an intolerance to alcohol and the hangover is because of the ingredients in alcohol. Even though many people will suffer from drinking too much, it is important to consider that some of the ingredients may be causing your symptoms. Similar to food intolerances, Test Your Intolerance Canada can help you to rectify the situation and find out if you are intolerant to alcohol or not.

8) Gluten

have you developed food intolerances to gluten and wheat?Everybody is aware of a gluten-free diet. It is a rising trend throughout Canada, and many people have reported positive results. This is because gluten itself is a common trigger food for many, but it is also a hidden ingredient, which can cause a lot more pain as you are unknowingly consuming copious amounts. Taking an intolerance test will help you see what else you are intolerant to as well as gluten, and will be vital when you come around to setting up a diet plan(!)  

9) Meat

Throwing a steak on the grill or consuming that tasty looking hamburger is something many of us love to do. But meat can be a real problem food for some. Seen by many as a main source of protein, and a key contributor to a balanced and varied diet, meat is eaten regularly. Its symptoms an very from bloat to fatigue to headaches, and it is vital that we keep on top of this, as with all other food intolerances.

10) Fruit

Interestingly, fruit is not a common food that is associated with food intolerances. However, with the world population being so large, it is possible that someone may develop an intolerance to fruit. So, even though it is not common, people should still be aware of fruit and the potential consequences of being intolerant to it.

We hope this information has helped you. Please remember that a food intolerance can go away, so, be positive and by identifying your food intolerances with Test Your Intolerance Canada, you can eliminate these foods from your diet and live a healthier life with a brighter, positive future. Feel free to come over to and talk to our customer service advisors who are happy to help you on a 24/5 basis.