Health and wellbeing experts, YorkTest Laboratories, have topped the success of recently launched children’s food intolerance test, FoodScan Junior, with a win in the Mother and Baby Category at the Janey Lee Grace Platinum Awards 2017.
The bash, which took place in Covent Garden on July 10th, and was attended by leading figures in the health and wellness industry, highlighted the newest and most innovative products across a range of categories.
The awards, founded by Janey Lee Grace and judged by well-known names such as Zoe Ball, Carrie Grant and Dale Pinnock, are in their fifth year and celebrate natural health, wellbeing and eco-friendly products from across the UK.
The winners will feature in a dedicated ‘Winners Show’ on UK Health Radio which is presented by Janey herself, as well as appearing in a number of health publications.
Janey is a celebrated author, columnist and radio presenter, and is known to over 8 million listeners as Co-Host on BBC Radio 2’s ‘Steve Wright in the Afternoon’. She is a respected authority and champion of innovation across the health and wellbeing industry.
The Winning Product
FoodScan Junior (RRP £250) tests your child’s reactions to 113 individual food and drink ingredients, providing clear results, full nutritional support from a BANT* registered Nutritional Therapist, a guidebook and food diary, a letter for your childcare provider, and a handy results card.
The simple finger prick blood test is quick and easy to perform and provides the starting point to an elimination diet, allowing you to remove your child’s trigger foods and optimise their diet during a 12 week nutritional programme, with full aftercare and support.
Dr Gill Hart, Scientific Director at YorkTest explains:
“We are passionate about taking a bespoke approach to diet for all of our customers and their symptoms, through food personalisation. After first seeking medical advice, we encourage anyone experiencing negative reactions after eating and drinking to learn what might be personally holding them back from an improved quality of life.”
About YorkTest – helping identify your personal food fingerprint
YorkTest Laboratories have 35 years of excellence in laboratory diagnostic testing, and are Europe’s leading provider of food and drink specific IgG antibody testing programmes.
The expert team at YorkTest are passionate about offering health screening services that can support wellbeing, underpinned by the principle that each person’s digestive sensitivities are unique.
Endorsed by medical professionals, elite sports players and other well-known figures in the health and wellbeing industry, YorkTest use a proven scientific method to help pinpoint food triggers that may be affecting an individual’s health and lifestyle.
Using a simple finger-prick blood test taken at home, YorkTest’s qualified scientists measure food-specific IgG antibody reactions to a range of food and drink ingredients from its fully accredited UK laboratory.
If IgG reactions are found, then YorkTest provide colour coded results, alongside a 12 week food diary and guidebook, including help and advice about nutrition and optimising your diet. If no reactions are found then YorkTest provide a money back guarantee.
Expert aftercare is provided by BANT registered Nutritional Therapists who provide guidance on an individual’s ‘food fingerprint’ – advising on nutritional optimisation and how to safely remove ingredients, whilst ensuring a healthy balanced diet.
Three out of four people who took a YorkTest and tested positive for IgG reactions, reported an improvement in wellbeing after embarking upon their elimination diet, and for 68% this was within three weeks**.
*British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy
**Hardman and Hart, Nutrition and Food Science (2007)
YorkTest define food intolerance as a food-specific IgG reaction.
The FoodScan Junior Programme is suitable for children over the age of 2 years.
If you are concerned about any symptoms your child is experiencing, you should always visit your GP first to rule out any serious underlying medical condition.