Food Sensitivity Home Health Test – Get yours today!

Written by Joe Cohen, BS | Last updated:

“Bread? There’s no way eating bread is causing my upset stomach AND making me that irritable. I’ve never had a problem with wheat.”

But did you know that lack of sunshine, something that you may have never guessed would impact your food sensitivities, could be the cause of your sudden problems with wheat?

We always say that your genes are just one piece of the puzzle. You have to look at your environment to get the full picture.

One of the best ways to see how your environment is impacting your health is through lab tests. That’s why SelfDecode is now offering health tests that you can order (and take!) at home.

One of the health tests that I am extremely excited to offer is the Food Sensitivity home test kit because when you use it alongside our Food Sensitivities DNA report, you can get insight into your health like never before!

What do I do with my results? Wheat sensitivity, the IL12A gene & sunshine

Let’s say you’ve taken our Basic Food Sensitivity Home Test and your results show that you have a sensitivity to wheat, don’t panic! That doesn’t mean you need to cut wheat out of your diet right away. This is where the Food Sensitivity DNA report comes in.

Looking through the report, it turns out you have an overactive variant of the IL12A gene, which has been linked to wheat sensitivity. Normally this gene helps to promote inflammation, which allows us to fight off things like the flu. But your variant of the gene is overactive and causes your body to attack wheat, giving you bloating, gas and irritability (yes! Despite how much fun you had eating it, that pizza could be to blame for your bad mood).

But what you didn’t know is that low vitamin D also causes IL12A to be overactive, and you haven’t been getting out a lot since you started working from home, right? In fact you’ve noticed that your symptoms have also gotten a lot worse.

So now you know to get more “vitamin sunshine” to help out your sub optimally functioning IL12A gene and reduce your wheat sensitivity issues! In fact, you might be able to eat another slice of that pizza without side effects.

Simple Health Tests for Your Complicated Body

Your body is complicated.

That’s why you need to understand its blueprint (your genes!) and the way it’s functioning as a result of your environment.

And that’s exactly what we’re helping people do at SelfDecode.

Our Food Sensitivity Home Testing Kit analyzes your body’s intolerances to 96 different foods, including wheat, gluten, milk, and so much more!

When you pair that with your Food Sensitivity DNA Report, you’ll be able to build the perfect health plan designed for your body.

The best part is, you now have the power to take full control of your health. With our new health tests, you’ll be able to understand what’s really going on with your health:

  • No doctor’s visit required
  • Results you can actually understand – without a medical degree
  • Personalized plans to get your levels in the optimal range

Whether you want to check for food sensitivities, or have a different health problem, let us help you find the right health test today!



Don’t forget! SelfDecode members get up to 50% off every health test, so be sure to add a membership to your order to lock in your discount and access your personal health plans based on your DNA so that you can create the BEST health plan for your unique body.

About the Author

Joe Cohen, BS

Joe Cohen, BS

Joe Cohen flipped the script on conventional and alternative medicine…and it worked. Growing up, he suffered from inflammation, brain fog, fatigue, digestive problems, insomnia, anxiety, and other issues that were poorly understood in traditional healthcare. Frustrated by the lack of good information and tools, Joe decided to embark on a learning journey to decode his DNA and track his biomarkers in search of better health. Through this personalized approach, he discovered his genetic weaknesses and was able to optimize his health 10X better than he ever thought was possible. Based on his own health success, he went on to found SelfDecode, the world’s first direct-to-consumer DNA analyzer & precision health tool that utilizes AI-driven polygenic risk scoring to produce accurate insights and health recommendations. Today, SelfDecode has helped over 100,000 people understand how to get healthier using their DNA and labs.
Joe is a thriving entrepreneur, with a mission of empowering people to take advantage of the precision health revolution and uncover insights from their DNA and biomarkers so that we can all feel great all of the time.


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