Frequently asked questions
How does Nima work?
Nima uses anti-body based chemistry to test samples of food for the proteins found in gluten. Just place a small amount of food in one of the disposable test capsules, insert the capsule into the sensor, push a button, wait 3 minutes, and see the result!Learn more
Can I get reimbursed through my FSA/HSA?
If you’ve been diagnosed with Celiac Disease, and participate in either a FSA (Flexible Spending Account) or HSA (Health Savings Account) through your employer, you can get reimbursed for any Nima gluten purchase. You don't need to take any actions before purchasing Nima. After you've purchased Nima, you can get reimbursed in a few easy steps – click the link below for instructions.How to get reimbursed
Do I need Test Capsules for my Gluten Sensor?
Yes, you need a new capsule for every test, because each capsule contains the chemistry to detect gluten in your food. The sensor will not work without a capsule. Each capsule is single-use and disposable. Most people use about 12 capsules a month. You can purchase capsules in 12-Packs as-needed or via one of our flexible subscription options.Learn more
Where can I use Nima?
Anywhere! Eating out or dining in, let Nima take the first bite. Want to check that the gluten-free soup at the grocery store is really gluten-free? Trying a new packaged food where no ingredients look risky but you just want to be sure? Nima is small enough to fit in your pocket so wherever you can go, Nima can go too!Learn more
What can I test with Nima?
Any food substance, liquid or solid can be tested with Nima (except for a few limitations, see below FAQ). A few examples of commonly tested foods are: french fries, pizza, soups, salad dressings, muffins, cookies, cereals, nutrition bars, and much more!Learn more
How accurate is Nima?
Nima was designed to detect gluten in food samples at 20 ppm (parts per million) or above with 99.5% accuracy. If Nima detects gluten at any level, even below 20 ppm, the result will read "Gluten Found."Learn more
Are there any limitations when using Nima?
Nima was not tested on non-food substances such as medications and make up. Also, Nima cannot detect gluten in the following: Soy sauce, beer, or other alcoholic beverages, because of the nature of their chemistry.Learn more
What if I'm not satisfied?
If you are not satisfied for whatever reason, you can return Nima within 60 days from purchase for a full refund (minus shipping). We will even send you the return label.Learn more
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