Before After
  What Doctors Don't Tell You
                          Because They Don't Know


In July of 2011, I had what my rheumatologist called "a full blown world class case of reactive arthritis". At the time I alternated between crutches and a wheelchair and spent most of my days trapped in bed icing my knees, ankles, and hands as I suffered inflammatory attacks throughout the day. While I was receiving methotrexate and on NSAIDs I still had attacks. The number and severity of these attacks was greatly reduced by eliminating the...

Matt Hangen

It was very easy to do. The results surprised me! Without the test, I think it would have taken me weeks or months of trial & error to come up with those results. It gave me a head start. ...


It’s been almost two months since I started my rotation diet after taking the Alcat Test. I am so happy, and it seems that, little by little, I am getting rid of the underlying cause for the remaining inflammation I had. Things have been happening in small steps. I never went to sleep one night to wake up the next day pain free, as it all began. However, every day has been a step ahead, and when for unknown reason a joint got...

Rosanne Martins

I had the Alcat testing done in January after experiencing increased pain from osteoarthritis and rashes after eating. I have had wonderful results. A lessening of pain in my joints and no more rashes except a few times when I ate something that I shouldn't have. In fact, I was getting cortisone shots in my thumb because of bone on bone and arthritis. I cancelled my last shot because my thumb has not been hurting. It's been over 4 months now...

Vicky Maki

It's 123 days since I gave up all medication and 45 days following the ALCAT diet and it's working. All my major joints now have very little pain, I have full strength and movement in them. There is only minor swelling in my hands and feet. I am yet to determine what is causing the last of my inflammation, but I will get to the bottom of it. I know my body is now healing which is wonderful. More people need to know what you've discovered. On...

Amanda Church

In Sept 2011 I was diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. In two months I had gone from a very active, physical athlete to walking with a significant limp. All sports activities came to a halt. I also have four children (under 9) that I was having trouble keeping up with. I was reluctant to get up and walk to the kitchen due to the pain I felt in my ankles and feet. After scouring the internet, I ran across Barbara's story. I called ...

Glenn Dickerson
Houston, Texas


Gayle Ochsner Kelly

Barbara is very intelligent and has done her homework.  I  had the pleasure of doing phone consultations with her to review the results of the Alcat food sensitivity test she suggests. What a life saver she was. She truly cares about people and wants to get them well and achieved remarkable results ...

Steve Depraida

From my experience it is worth having Barbara go over your ALCAT results with you. I would have never known that nickel sulphate meant not wearing anything sliver colored. That turned out to be a big one for me. There were other thing...

Brenda Dunlap Lofton

I have been following my second ALCAT test results, for over 3 months now, and doing well.  I saw my rheumatologist yesterday, and he continues to be imp...



Pasquale Patti


Gerald Loberg

Thank you Barbara, from the bottom of our hearts, you have been so detailed and thorough. We are excited and ready for the challenge. I so appreciate the love you given my family. You are inspirational! you have given me courage and helped me r...

Helen and Tabitha


Judy Hundley, Texas


Betsy Usher, Los Angeles, CA

Thank you for all of these great resources and for the in depth consultation today. I greatly appreciate the ALCAT roadmap and am enthused about the potential impact this awareness and changes can have. ...

Jeff, New Albany, Ohio

I had tremendous swelling, heat in the joints, pain where I had to get cortison shots.  Well, today three measure of inflammation:  ...

Judy Hundley
Moody, Texas

The entire process from drawing of the blood to the results and consultation, were very thorough, professional and encouraging....

Paul Constantin, New Orleans, Louisiana

I finially took the alcat test cause I knew some of my food allergies or sensitives I got rid of those foods and I ...

Theresa Pitts
Georgia, USA

ALCAT Blood Test

The ALCAT Test

When I first wrote the book Conquering Arthritis the only reliable way I knew to test for delayed food hypersensitivities was elimination of all possible problem foods either through fasting or through a very limited hypoallergenic diet and then testing by selective reintroduction. This still works and I still recommend it, but since then I have also discovered a blood test that is an even better place to start.

The name of the test is the ALCAT test. The ALCAT can screen for sensitivity reactions against any of a hundred or so common foods, many food additives and chemicals in our environment.

Bottom line: This test gives you a huge head start in your healing process. Even in the rare event that you have no food sensitivities, you will know for sure that you don't and can stop wasting your time and effort wondering if food and chemical sensitivities are contributing to your problems.

Insurance Coverage

Will your insurance cover the cost of an ALCAT test?

Yes, certain insurance policies will pay for all or part of Alcat testing. 

Enter you name and email address below and I will gladly send you information on how to pre-verify whether your insurance covers the Alcat test:


My New Food Sensitivity Testing Recommendation

I still highly recommend fasting because of the healing it initiates all on its own, totally apart from using it to identify food sensitivities, but if you have the money or your insurance will pay for ALCAT testing ($1199 for the most expensive option)  I highly recommend it an alternative. This is because it is such an easy way to screen for many substances, all at once. It takes so much of the guesswork and time consuming trial and error out of sensitivity testing.

You can even test for sensitivity to many environmental chemicals that you would never want to voluntarily expose yourself to.

The least expensive test I recommend buying the Comprehensive Wellness 3 test panel.  It costs $725 including the blood draw.  It isn’t as good as the more expensive versions, because it doesn’t test for as many foods and substances, but it does test for enough to give people with arthritis a good start on identifying all their triggers.  You will likely have to supplement this test with some testing on your own (like I describe in my Conquering Arthritis book) to completely identify and master all the triggers to your inflammation.

If you are on a tight budget, I recommend buying the Comprehensive Wellness 3 test panel
It tests for:

  • 150 foods
  • 10 food additives
  • 10 food colorings
  • 10 environmental chemicals
  • 20 types of mold.
If you would like to be as comprehensive as possilbe, I also offer the deluxe Platinum Comprehensive Plus Panel for $1199, which is the most comprehensive test panel the ALCAT company offers.  Knowledge is power.  If you can afford it, this is unquestionably the best version of the ALCAT test to take.  The more you know, the easier it is to heal.
  • 237 foods
  • 10 food additives
  • 10 food colorings
  • 20 molds
  • 50 functional foods and medicinal herbs
  • 10 environmental chemicals
  • 10 antibiotics
  • And 10 anti-inflammatory agents

If you have special needs, please contact my office.  We might be able to create a special testing package for you.  For instance there is a 50 food panel for children 3 and under and a special 200 food panel for vegetarians.  

You can view the exact foods and other substances tested for here.

However, make sure you purchase through this website or our office if you would like me ship your test kit directly to you and arrange for a mobile phlebotomist to come draw your blood.

Once You Have Ordered
 ALCAT will ship your test kit to you using FedEx. After shipping your test kit, ALCAT will call you to schedule your blood draw. 

ALCAT works with a large list of draw sites around the United States and Canada. This includes certain hospitals, medical facilities, and other locations.  Alcat also has an Exam One Mobil phlebotomy service which can come to your home or office. 

If you live outside of the United States or Canada, call the ALCAT folks to see what is available in your area: (954) 426-2304

Once you have had the blood draw, it takes 7-10 days to get your results back.  Good educational materials are included with the test results to help you know how to best use the results.

Website Special

Buy the ALCAT test through the links below and I will ship your test kit directly to you and arrange for a mobile phlebotomist to come draw your blood.

Note:  To purchase through the links below, you must live within the US or Canada or travel to the US or Canada to have your blood drawn. 

Note:  New York state residents, because of New York state law, my office cannot ship an ALCAT test kit to an address in NY and you may not have your blood drawn for this test within the state of New York.  If you have the test kit shipped to an address outside of New York and your blood drawn outside of New York, for example in New Jersey or Connecticut, then you are still perfectly within your legal rights.

NoteBecause of the expenses we are charged when we cancel an ALCAT order,
there is a $60 cancellation fee, should you decide to ask for an ALCAT test refund.



Insurance Coverage

Will your insurance cover the cost of an ALCAT test?

Yes, certain insurance policies will pay for all or part of Alcat testing. 

Enter you name and email address below and I will gladly send you information on how to pre-verify whether your insurance covers the Alcat test:


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