Testing with Nima

When should I use Nima?

You can use Nima anytime you eat. Nima is great for testing that pre-made "gluten-free" food when you get home from the grocery store or local gluten-free bakery and want to double-check. Nima's also great w...

Where can I use Nima?

Nima is great for testing foods at restaurants, parties, and other places where you're not in charge of preparing your food by yourself. You should always still ask whoever prepares your food if there's gluten...

How do I use Nima?

Nima is simple and easy to use. To test foods with the Nima sensor, you'll need to place a small sample of the food inside of one of our disposable capsules, then place the capsule in the Nima sensor and wait f...

How long does the result display on Nima?

With the most recent firmware update, the result will display on Nima for three minutes. If you no longer need to see the result or are ready to run another test, just click the button on Nima to return to the ...

Can I test vinegar?

Vinegar was originally on the do not test list due to it's acidity. After further testing, we confirmed that due to the sample size used in Nima, the acidity in vinegar will not interfere with the chemistry. Ho...

How big should my food sample be?

The ideal sample for Nima is pea-sized or about the size of the tip of your pinky finger. The shape of the food doesn’t matter, neither does it matter if it’s solid or liquid. Visit the Nima store.

How much food do I put in the capsules for testing?

You only need a pea sized amount. Here is a short video to help you understand the recommended sample size. The disposable capsules each have a small chamber in them which will hold just enough (about 1/2 to 1...