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30 Food Additives/Colorings/Preservatives Panel - ALCAT Test Kit

This 30 Food Additives/Colorings/Preservatives Panel tests for 30 food additives, food colorings, and preservatives that can activate the immune system. This is a tolerance test, not an allergy test.  Note: This is a pre-paid shipping test kit that will be mailed and it requires a blood draw. Please Click Here to locate a lab for specimen collection.

Sample Report

Test Code: ALC21

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Specimen Type: Blood


No fasting required. Avoid antibiotics and antihistamines for 5 days, oral steroids for 7 days, and topical steroids for 24 hours prior to collection. Reduce vitamin C to 2500 mg or less for 48 hours prior to collection. If possible take medications or supplements after collection. Check with physician before stopping medications.

Test Results:

5-7 Business days once the lab receives the specimen. May take longer based on weather, holiday or lab delays.


30 Food Additives/Colorings/Preservatives:

Acid Blue #3 (Xylene Blue V), Acid Red #14, Annatto, Aspartame, Benzoic Acid, Beta-Carotene, Butylated Hydroxyanisole (BHA), Butylated Hydroxytoluene (BHT), Blue #1 (Brilliant Blue), Blue #2 (Indigo Carmine), Brillant Black, Citric Acid, Erythritol, High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS), Green #3 (Fast Green), Lecithin (soy),  Monosodium Glutamate (MSG), Orris Root, Polysorbate 80, Red #2 (Amaranth Red), Red #3 (Erythrosine), Red #4 (Carmine), Red #40 (Allura Red), Saccharin, Sodium Sulfite, Sorbic Acid, Sucralose (Splenda), Xylitol, Yellow #5 (Tartrazine), Yellow #6 (Sunset Yellow)

ALCAT provides a free ½ hour consultation with a Nutritional Consultant to review test results, answer questions, and offer menu, substitution and restaurant tips.


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