Intolerance, Deficiency and Toxicity Testing
HELPING YOU RESTORE YOUR BODY'S NATURAL BALANCE
Lack of Energy
These could be just some of the symptoms of an undetected food or environmental sensitivity,
a vitamin or mineral deficiency, metal toxicity, digestive, metabolic and hormonal dysfunction.
Suspecting you may be suffering from food intolerances ?
FOOD INTOLERANCE QUIZ
We provide a scientific hair analysis test that uses the latest bio-resonance technology to identify the potential causes and allow you to make changes to your diet or lifestyle, to alleviate your symptoms.
Why should I get tested?
Identifying a potential intolerance or sensitivity, nutrient deficiency, metal toxicity, digestive, metabolic and hormonal dysfunction is the first vital step to getting on the right track to better health. You will be equipped with in-depth, scientific and personalized insight about the current state of your body and the knowledge of how to improve your digestion, detoxification, nutritional intake, vitality, appearance and overall health.
Most other intolerance tests are currently limited to food items only but more often than not the actual intolerance is related to the chemicals used to process our daily food.
WHAT WE TEST FOR
over 500 Catalyst
over 60 Heavy Metals
that could be poisoning your body and causing intolerances
over 90 Nutrients
Vitamins & Minerals
missing from your diet.
5 beneficial bacteria
responsible for overall health and nutrient synthesis
hormonal imbalances of estrogen and
7 metabolic & digestive enzymes for nutritional break down and absorption
Interesting facts about intolerances:
Many people who are diagnosed with a wheat intolerance are actually intolerant to the chemicals used to manufacture the bread. Our test identifies these chemicals.
Hay fever sufferers can be intolerant to grass, wheat or tree pollen. Our test identifies the exact pollen which causes your hay fever.
A common cause of skin disorders is an intolerance to lettuce. Our test not only identifies if you are intolerant to lettuce but the type of lettuce e.g Kos.
If you have unexplained skin, respiratory or digestive problems you may be intolerant to dairy.
Intolerances to chemicals and environmental factors may cause identical symptoms to those of food intolerances, it is therefore essential that both are tested at the same time. Our test is currently the only test available that tests both food and environmental triggers.
Everyone has intolerances but not all will lead to visible symptoms or cause major immediate problems.
Your intolerances can change over time and can be affected by your exposure to the trigger and your environment, thus regular retesting is advisable.
Are you tired of one-size-fits-all approaches
to your health and nutrition?
Ready to accomplish your health goals?
Lack of Energy
I was fed up with being constantly sleepy so I saw a doctor who said I wasn’t getting enough nutrients from my diet. I wanted to know what I needed, so got tested and the lab report showed that I needed more fruit and vegetables. I have changed my diet and I feel more energetic already.
Your test removed all the guesswork.
I was diagnosed with chronic fatigue and had to take time off from work, I needed a quick and permanent solution to my condition, so looked online and found this test, I had
my whole family tested.
I found out that I have a gluten intolerance which I have now cut out and feel much better.
The chronic fatigue is gone and I've never felt better.
My son developed a rash that wouldn't go away. We tried medication, lotions and natural remedies and though some gave temporary relief, nothing gave lasting results. We were getting desperate. When I heard about The intolerance, Deficiency and Toxicity Test
I was very skeptical but decided to try.
When we got the results we followed the recommended elimination diet and supplements plan. I'm am happy to say my son is enjoying a full and lasting recovery
This test helped me get my health back.
After years of suffering from IBS and other digestive problems, I found I was intolerant to millet and oats . Also, deficient in Vitamin B, Vitamin D and Potassium so I now take supplements and have rectified my diet. I cannot believe the difference in my symptoms from cutting the grains out.
I always presumed it was wheat and milk but these foods are okay. Now I highly recommend this test to all my friends.
Frequently Asked Questions
WHAT IS FACE YOGA?
Face Yoga are easy-to-do exercises and techniques that tone facial muscles, boost collagen production and aliviate muscular tension.
WHAT MAKES LIFT & GLOW A WHOLISTIC SYSTEM?
LIFT & GLOW incorporates:
- toning face and body exercises
- anti-aging facial massage
- acupressure techniques
- cranial allignment
- aesthetic face taping
- face cupping
- gua sha
thatreverse the signs of aging, naturally, leaving you radiant ant glowing at any age.
WHO IS IT SUITABLE FOR?
It is suitable for all skin types, ethnicities and ages. Both men and women.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE TO GET VISIBLE RESULTS?
Some people see and feel results right away, even after the first practice!
Clearly visible results can usually be seen, with daily practice, as early as the end of the first week, provided that you practice consistently and follow the nutritional, lifestyle and skin routine advised by your LIFT & GLOW trainer.
You should notice significant improvement in facial contour, skin elasticity and facial muscle tone after 3-4 weeks of practice.
Both you and those around you will notice a tremendous difference and the maximum effect of your hard work after 3-4 months of consistent daily practice.
HOW LONG DO THE RESULTS LAST?
As with any exercise routine the effects are long lasting.
Guided practice is recommended to ensures that you are doing the exercises in the correct order and with precise technique.
For optimal results it is best to have a short daily face yoga practice, as part of your daily self care morning routine, to help reduce puffiness, promote muscle tone, energize the skin and boost collagen production
Evening practice helps relive muscle tension and promote peaceful sleep.
WHAT IF I INTERRUPT PRACTICING FACE YOGA?
As with any training, if you interrupt practicing for several days or weeks or even a month or two, you will still keep the results, while if you permanently quit training you will over time, gradually start losing the achieved results.
However, with Face Yoga there have been many cases where some facial issues have been permanently solved.
CAN FACE YOGA CAUSE MORE WRINKLES OR SAGGING?
No, it could only happen if you do not perform the exercises correctly.
It is hence recommended and important to start practicing Face Yoga under an expert’s guidance, to ensure that you are engaging the correct muscles at the adequate intensity.
WHAT AGES IS IT SUITABLE FOR?
LIFT & GLOW Wholistic Face Yoga System is suitable for all ages:
18 - 29 years’ old
Preserving youthful glow
Preventing signs of aging
Avoiding early wrinkles
Creating your lifetime beauty routine
Learning how to control facial expressions
30 - 45 years’ old
Smoothing out gravitational lines and mimic wrinkles
Improving skin collagen production and elasticity
Tightening of facial contour
Getting rid of puffiness
Eliminating signs of early aging
Giving face natural glow
45 – 60+ years’ old
Restoring skin elasticity
Toning laxed facial muscles
Regaining your youthful appearance
Face-lifting without surgery
IS IT COMPATIBLE WITH OTHER REJUVINATION METHODS?
Yes, it is compatible with all types of facials and skincare routines.
MAY T BE PRACTICED IN COMBINATION WITH OTHER TONING OR ANTI-AGING METHODS?
Yes, the use, practice and application of other natural methods and procedure will positively complement the results of LIFT & GLOW practice.
CAN IT BE PRACTICED AFTER FACIAL SURGERY, FILLER AND BOTOX?
4 weeks post injectables (Botox and Fillers) and Collagen Threads
2-4 weeks post Plasma Pen or Laser Resurfacing (or until the skin is completely healed)
1 week post chemical peel of micro-needling (or until the skin is completely healed)
6 months post cranial and or maxillofacial surgery, facial plastic surgery
ARE THERE ANY CONTRAINDICATIONS?
Facial exercise, massage and acupressure are completely safe, natural and non-invasive rejuvenation and anti-aging methods, hence have almost no contraindications.
It is however not temporarily recommended, until symptom dissipation, in the following cases:
- Active Sinusitis or Conjunctivitis
- Cystic Acne, Psoriasis, Dermatitis, Eczema, Rosacea Flare-ups or any other current inflammatory face skin conditions.
- 3 months post Acute Cardio or Lymphatic Conditions
- Open or healing facial wounds (until the skin is completely healed)
- Facial Nerve Damage
- Herniated Neck Discs
IS IT BETTER TO PRACTICE IN A GROUP CLASS, PRIVATE SESSION OR BUY AN ONLINE COURSE?
All three of these delivery methods have their own pros and cons:
WHERE ARE THE GROUP CLASSES HELD?
Group classes are held online via Zoom.
You need not create a zoom account as you will be sent a link that will automatically enable you to join a group class.
WHAT DOES A TYPICAL ONLINE PROGRAM OR CLASS COMPRISE OF?
A typical LIFT & GLOW Wholistic Face Yoga class consists of a combination of easy-to-do face and body muscle toning exercises, anti-aging massage and acupressure point work.
WHAT WILL I NEED FOR THE CLASSES?
- Face oil (such as Bio Oil or any other suitable oil)
- Internet connection
- PC or any smart device with a camera
WHO IS THE HEAD INSTRUCTOR AND WHAT ARE THEIR QUALIFICATIONS?
LIFT & GLOW Wholistic Face Yoga System was developed by Mary Comerce the Founder of The Health Coach Academy.
- Master Face Yoga Instructor
(Lecturer of Skin Nutrition and Face Yoga Instructor Trainer at Kate Spirit Academy)
- Aesthitic and Theraputic Taping
(Member of the international assossiation of theraputic taping specialists)
- Qualified Medical Esthetician
- Anti-aging specialist
(Nutridermatology and anti-aging nutrition)
- Nutrition and Health Coach (IIN)
(Specializing in Nutritional Food Intolerances and Nutritional Deficiencies, Weight-loss)
"I am in my 40’s, happily married and a mother of 2 amazing daughters. Coming from a teaching and training background I have a passion for sharing my knowledge and changing people’s lives. A strong believer in the body’s innate ability to heal, restore and regenerate itself naturally."
How and where is the test performed?
Our comprehensive, non-invasive test uses a sample of your hair collected at participating partner outlets
(doctor's offices, wellness clinics, health shops, hair and beauty salons).
Your sample will then be safely packaged and sent to the laboratory.
Our partner laboratory is based in the EU and is currently one of the largest providers of diagnostic tests of this nature world-wide. Having performed over half a million tests and achieving an unprecedented 99.5% customer satisfaction. The testing equipment is a registered class 11a medical device according to ISO EN 13485. Other medical equipment in the Class 11 level include x-ray machines, ultrasound equipment & radiology equipment.
Hair sampling is now used in many professions for drug and alcohol testing,too. Due to hairs ability to store information, it is ideal for testing intolerances, nutritional deficiencies and metal toxicity,digestive, metabolic and hormonal dysfunction. An in-depth report can be produced from just a few strands, detailing all the items your body is currently negatively reacting to, or deficient in.
How do I get the test results ?
After receipt of your test results form the laboratory, we will generate a report that will clearly explain the finding and adequate recommendations. You will then, approximately 2-3 weeks post sample collection, consult with one of our trained staff members to discuss your personalized plan to improving your health. In your consultation you may discuss a possible elimination diet you might need to address your intolerances, nutritional and supplementation adjustments necessary to rectify your potential nutrient deficiency,digestive, metabolic and hormonal dysfunction or a detoxification plan to address metal toxicity.
Your test results will include all items which have shown an intolerance of 85% and over. Scientific research has shown that 85% inability to adequately process a specific food or additive to be the point at which symptoms begin to develop from an intolerance.
Why is the test done through hair strands?
Hair testing was discovered over 25 years ago. Scientific studies have shown that information about our body's health and function is recorded in our hair and data is both stable and permanently embedded with out daily fluctuation. Hair testing is now used regularly in the fields of drug testing, forensic science, nutritional and mineral analysis and hormone testing. Scientists see hair analysis as one of the most exciting areas for development due to the samples and history lasting much longer than those from blood and urine but also for it being non-invasive and easily accessible.
Broader testing ability – blood tests can usually only test for a small selection of items, whereas we can test you against over 500 potential intolerances, more than 90 possible nutritional deficiencies and over 60 heavy metal pollutants from just a few strands of hair.
No sample deterioration – once a blood or urine sample have been collected, they begin to deteriorate. Hair, however, accurately stores information within and is not affected by outside contaminants.
Cost effective – due to the above reasons, hair testing is a lot cheaper than blood testing and allows us to pass these savings onto our customers in the form of extremely competitive prices.
With your test results you will receive personalized guidance and support in setting your individual health goals and a health plan consisting of actionable and sustainable changes to set you on the road to success.
The Health Coach academy Health Coach will not prescribe a diet, but will mentor you to be able to make educated nutritional choices and assist you to create a dietary and lifestyle plan suited to your taste and needs.
Where can I get the test done?
A sample of your hair can be collected at participating partner outlets
(doctor's offices, wellness clinics, hair and beauty salons).
Your sample will then be safely packaged and sent to the laboratory. After receipt of your test results, we will generate a report that will clearly explain the findings and adequate recommendations. You will then, approximately 2-3 weeks post sample collection, meet up with one of our trained staff members to discuss your personalized plan to improving your health. In your consultation you may discuss a possible elimination diet you might need, to address your intolerances, nutritional adjustments and supplementation necessary to rectify your potential vitamin or mineral deficiency or a detoxification plan to address metal toxicity.
Contact us to inquire about an outlet in your area or to arrange sample self collection and postage.
Can I get the test done if I do not reside in South Africa?
Yes, we work with an International clientele and have made provisions for clients residing outside of the borders of South Africa. In that case however, the client will have to collect the sample themselves (strictly following the instructions provided in the video below), fill out "The Sample Collection Form" and bare the postage cost to our nearest P.O. Box. (please request form and address of nearest P.O. Box via email)
Your post testing consultation will be conducted online.
We currently have P.O. Boxes in the following countries:
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland, Netherlands,
New Zealand, Poland, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, United Kingdom, United States
The Intolerance, Deficiency and Toxicity Test Includes:
over 500 Food and Environmental Triggers
more that 90 Nutrients
over 60 Heavy Metals
Gut Microbiome Bacteria
Digestive and Metabolic Markers
Sample Collection and Packaging & International Courier to and from the laboratory
(for residents of South Africa)
Detailed Report based on Laboratory Findings
Post Test Guide
Test and Consultation Cost
(residents of South Africa)
(for international clients)
+3 weeks from Sample Collection
(for residents of South Africa)
+2 weeks from time of sample arrival at testing facility
(for International clients)
The Health Coach Academy
is an official distributor and wholesaler of
THE INTOLERANCE, DEFICIENCY AND TOXICITY TEST
Disclaimer: The Intolerance, Deficiency and Toxicity Test distributed by The Health Coach Academy and our authorized retailers does not provide a medical diagnosis nor is it intended to be a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment. Always seek the advice of your doctor or other qualified health provider if you have a medical condition or any questions you may have regarding a medical condition and/or medical symptoms. Never disregard professional medical advice or delay in seeking it due the outcome of your test results or any advised dispensed on the basis of the test result . All probable or possible diagnoses generated by the test or this website need to be discussed and confirmed with a qualified medical practitioner. If you think you may have a medical emergency, call your doctor or the emergency services immediately. Reliance on any information provided by this Website is solely at your own risk. Some of the content on this Website may be provided by third parties and we are not in a position to verify this content. We do not warrant that any such third party content is true, accurate or complete. Our test does not measure type IgE allergies or IgG antibodies. Since these reactions can be serious, you should seek the help of an allergy specialist.