• Meghan Miller, LAc

Food Inflammatory Test (FIT)

Food Inflammatory Test

Lab: KBMO Diagnostics

Test type: Bloodspot collection

Price: $165


Description: The Meta Health FIT Test yields many benefits, including: identifying which foods that are causing inflammation and disease, developing a personalized nutritional meal plan based on your FIT Test results; thus improving a patient’s state of health and energy levels by eliminating foods.


The test is the most sensitive food test available using new patented technology - measuring both IgG and Immune Complexes, the most common food-related pathways in the body. The FIT Test measures sensitivities to up to 132 different foods, coloring and additives spanning all major food groups.


Example Report:




Instructions:

Step 1:

  • Reach out to one of our practitioners at Meta Health to inquire about the Food Inflammatory Test


Step 2:

  • Once you receive your lab requisition and FIT Test kit from the mail follow collection direction on how to perform a blood spot collection, see their instructional video here.

  • Open your finger pricking collection kit and ensure all items are present

  • Put your first, last name and date on the collection card

  • Fill out your requisition form completely

  • Wash your hands with warm water and soap


Step 3:

  • Ready for blood spot collection

  • Put collection card facing up, and open your gauze set it aside

  • Use alcohol swab to clean finger tip you selected for blood collection, we recommend that you choose a non-dominant middle finger

  • Allow your finger to air dry

  • Open the top of your lancet

  • Lay your hand facing up on a hard surface

  • Press lancet onto your finger tip until you hear a click

  • Wipe the blood on gauze gently

  • Continue to massage finger tip to produce large droplets on each circle on the blood collection card, wipe off any excess blood

  • When you filled up all the circles, use a gauze and bandage to wrap your finger

  • Allow 20 mins for blood to dry and put it in a biohazard bag


Step 4:

  • Prepare for collection shipment

  • Put filled out requisition and put on the outside of pouch

  • Put all items in plastic casing

  • Use pre-stamped envelope or UPS bag to ship it back to the lab


Step 5:

  • Wait for Test Results Notification. Contact your doctor on the status of your test results.

  • Based on your results, KBMO Labs will create a customized 7 Day meal plan to create an elimination diet that optimizes your health through their app platform

We are located in Santa Monica, for easy access from Brentwood, Venice, Mar Vista, Marina Del Rey, Culver City, and other West Los Angeles neighborhoods.

Parking is available in the street-level lot, directly behind our office, accessible via the alley parallel to Santa Monica Blvd.

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