Wondering if anyone out there has every had their child (or themselves) tested for food allergies with the RAST blood test (Radioallergosorbent Test)
I know my three year old has food sensativites and we have eliminated many foods. I get overwhelmed sometimes however, trying to do a complete elimination diet, and I am wondering if this test is accurate. Accurate enough to put my 3 year old through it.??
We are vegetarians, and "wanna be" vegans. We do not consume cow's milk. But sometimes eat cheese (organic) and organic, cage free eggs.
We recently eliminated wheat and sugar from our diets also, and with that have definately seen improvements. However, I know it could be even better, and I am overwhelmed about pursuing the elimination any further. If this test is simple and accurate, and could give me immediate results, I'd do it, despite that fact that insurance doesn't cover it and is $300.
The information I found on the internet, goes both ways. One will say, it's great, the other, not so accurate.
Any advise? Anyone had the test? Worked, didn't work?
Any information would be appreciated.
Thank you so much!