Food Intolerance

Food intolerance or Food Sensitivity is a condition with a mixture of symptoms and can be difficult to recognize. Those affected often suffer for years without knowing... Learn more

Food Allergy

Food allergy is an important public health problem that affects children and adults and may be increasing in prevalence. Despite the risk of severe allergic reactions... Learn more

Celiac Disease

Celiac disease affects 1-2% of Canadians and occurs in genetically predisposed people of all ages. Because of the broad range of symptoms, it can be difficult to diagnose... Learn more

Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is the inability to digest lactose. Lactose is a type of sugar found in milk and other dairy products. Lactose intolerance can begin at different times... Learn more

FoodScan

Uncovering your hidden food intolerances is made easy with FoodScan. Learn more

DrinkScan

Drinkscan is the first to test for both alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages. Learn more

Food&DrinkScan

The most complete food and drink intolerance testing program available. Learn more

YorkTest Advantage

Here are the top 6 reasons why the YorkTest Program was chosen by over 250,000 patients and is initiated by Doctors, Pharmacists, Naturopaths in Canada... Learn more

YorkTest Process

In 8 easy steps we will help you discover your hidden food intolerances and get you on the road to feeling better. Simple is always better and we include... Learn more

In The News

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  • The Importance of Food Intolerance in Our Immune System

    Our immune system is the deciding factor in having good or bad health. A person with a strong immune system can face just about any disease, going from a simple infection to the most terrible cancer.

  • Eating Well Without Dairy and Gluten

    Living with food intolerances can be very difficult. For many people it feels like their world has come to an end when they are first diagnosed, believing that they will never be able to enjoy a good meal again in their entire lives.

  • Food Intolerance and Kids

    Food intolerance is known as a "hidden" condition for a reason. Causes are often difficult to pinpoint, especially when treating children.

  • Food Intolerance May Contribute to Obesity

    A simple, affordable blood test can help identify food intolerances or hidden food sensitivities that may contribute to obesity, according to a new study led by John E. Lewis, Ph.D., associate professor of psychiatry and behavioural sciences and Associate Director of the Medical Wellness Center at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine.

  • The Morning Show - Food Intolerance vs. Food Allergy

    Naturopathic Physician, Michelle O'Neill, joins the show to talk about food intolerance and the difference between a food intolerance and a food allergy.

  • Food Intolerances Can Be Found With A Blood Test

    Mary Tomas's digestive problems began slowly. About seven years ago, she started to get bloated and constipated after she ate.

Food Intolerance

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  • Dr. Michelle O'Neill visits the News Team of CTV Edmonton

    Dr. Michelle O'Neill Naturopathic Physician was speaking with the CTV Edmonton news team about how to determine if you have a food allergy or food intolerance. Dr. Michelle is an avid user of the YorkTest Programs in her practice and seems to like spreading the word about us.

  • How Hidden Food Sensitivities Make You Fat

    Think "food allergy" and you might conjure the worst-case scenario, like a child going into anaphylactic shock after exposure to peanuts. No doubt, a severe food allergy is scary. But it's also relatively rare.

  • Hector Barbera Takes Food Intolerance Test

    Nutrition and diet plays a big part of how a rider performs today. MotoGP riders have to be light (both James Toseland and Ben Spies decided to lose 5kg when they entered the MotoGP class) that helps save something on those 21 liters that the bikes consume and strong enough to handle the G forces under braking.

  • Kourtney Kardashians Food Intolerance

    Kourtney Kardashian is eating "whatever" she can while she is pregnant. The 32-year-old star - who has two-year-old son Mason with long-term boyfriend Scott Disick - admits she is having trouble with her diet since announcing she was expecting her second child, and is having to eat anything she can "tolerate".

June 2012 Newsletter

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  • Val Cole Get Her Results

    Naturopathic Physician, Michelle O'Neill, once again joined Val Cole on Rogers Daytime Toronto, but this time she had results to share! Watch Dr. Michelle and Val discuss food intolerance and how to start eliminating problem foods from her diet.

  • Eating Well Without Dairy and Gluten

    Living with food intolerances can be very difficult. For many people it feels like their world has come to an end when they are first diagnosed, believing that they will never be able to enjoy a good meal again in their entire lives.

  • Food Intolerance Test Winner for May

    Congrats go out to Christie T., the lucky winner of May's free YorkTest FoodScan Program. Christie will receive a free YorkTest FoodScan courtesy of YorkTest Canada, for submitting her delicious Cocoa friendly Biscotti.

  • The Importance of Food Intolerance in Our Immune System

    Our immune system is the deciding factor in having good or bad health. A person with a strong immune system can face just about any disease, going from a simple infection to the most terrible cancer.

  • Intolerance Friendly Lemonade

    Our real homemade lemonade is easy to make and tastes like ambrosia! You'll never again want to drink lemonade made from concentrate. Or give your lemonade a fizzy update with sparkling water.

  • Gluten and Dairy-Free Nachos

    Everyone loves the zesty and crunchy taste of a good plate of nachos on the patio with their favourite beverage. Unfortunately, those with gluten or dairy sensitivities often have to pass on these treats... well not anymore.

  • Homemade Black Bean Veggie Burgers

    Summer is almost here and we have officially kicked off the grilling season here at YorkTest. We have lots of patients who cannot tolerate beef, so here is a tasty recipe that will keep you on the patio, grilling away without any tummy troubles.

May 2012 Newsletter

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  • Dr. Michelle on Vancouver's CTV News at Noon

    Naturopathic Physician, Michelle O'Neill, joins the CTV news team in Vancouver for a segment on food intolerance. Dr. Michelle is having some great success with the YorkTest in her practice and wants to spread the word about our program.

  • Patrick Holford Recommends YorkTest

    The world renowned author of 36 books and holistic nutritionist was on Breakfast Television to talk about The 10 Secrets of Healthy Ageing. "Here's one secret... take a food intolerance test," says Holford.

  • Intolerant Free Pinterest Recipes, Again

    We are once again running this promotion for the month of May. We have thousands of patients with various intolerances, many who have had to change their diets.

  • Food Intolerance Test Winner for April

    Congrats go out to Monique C, the lucky winner of April's free YorkTest FoodScan Program. Monique will receive a free YorkTest FoodScan courtesy of CanLabs, for submitting her delicious Cranberry and Orange Muffin recipe.

  • Olympian Denise Lewis Takes YorkTest

    Denise Lewis, 32, is one of Britain's best-known athletes, winning gold in the heptathlon at the Sydney Olympics in 2000 and starring in the hit TV show Strictly Come Dancing last year. What no one knew was that for the past 13 years she has suffered from Irritable Bowel Syndrome - a painful and debilitating condition which affects one in five people in Britain.

  • Egg and Dairy-Free Banana Bread

    This recipe is special because it uses no eggs or milk. We know that there are many people who are intolerant to dairy, so this bread is perfect for breakfast or a snack. With its rich banana taste, even the kids will love it!

  • Gluten-free Mini Mushroom and Sausage Quiches

    These gluten-free crustless mini quiches are like portable omelettes. Turkey sausage and sautéed mushrooms keep them light and savoury. Small and satisfying, they're also a good finger food for your next cocktail party.

  • Asian Ratatouille

    The spices that are found in the recipe complement eggplant, and with tomato sauce, mushrooms and onions, make this ratatouille oh-so-wonderful. Ratatouille is usually served as a side dish, but we recommend you serve this tasty treat as a main course.



Important: This information should not be used as a substitute for the medical care and advice of your physician.