Food Sensitivities – Intolerance – Allergies Testing

Learn to Manage Food  Sensitivities, Intolerance, and Allergies with a New York City Registered Dietitian Nutritionist

Understand which foods and beverages are safe for your body. Reduce discomfort, bloating, gas, and diarrhea. Stop feeling sick. Reduce inflammation. Feel more confident with your food choices. Take control of your life.

Identify and Manage Food Sensitivities, Intolerances & Allergies with a Certified Nutritionist

 

Do you feel like your food is making you sick?

 

People often come to us, talking about their experiences with bloating, cramping, chronic fatigue, migraines, fibromyalgia, chronic discomfort and more. Many patients express to us that they feel like they’re always unwell.  The connection between autoimmune diseases, migraines, and other chronic health problems and food sensitivities, allergies and intolerances isn’t always clear.

 

Food allergies is the body’s immune system reaction to a “harmless food.” The reaction is immediate and can be deadly. Allergy symptoms include rashes, swelling, breathing problems, light-headedness. If experiencing this, you should get to a doctor immediately. 

 

Learning how to read food labels is critical to being safe. It’s important to read food and cosmetic labels each time you buy an item, as food companies can change ingredients of products without notice.

 

Food intolerances are the body’s inability to process or digest a certain food. Probably the most common food intolerance is lactose. As we age, our intestines make less of the enzyme lactase, which leads to a lactose buildup in the digestive tract. Other common intolerances include caffeine, gluten, and salicylates. Many can relate to feeling bloated, gassy, diarrhea, and other symptoms related to food intolerances.

 

Celiac disease is not an allergy, intolerance, or sensitivity. It’s an autoimmune disorder. When gluten is consumed, the body’s digestive system experiences a complex inflammatory reaction that can make people quite sick. Eating gluten just one time will not cause this reaction; however, over time, those with Celiac disease can experience weight loss, malnutrition, and other more serious digestive problems. Though people might have gluten intolerance, only 1% of the population have Celiac disease.

 

Food sensitivities can be tricky. The body can experience anything from joint pain to fatigue, rashes to “foggy brain” — an array of uncomfortable symptoms that you just can’t seem to put a finger on. Add the timeline complexity. As opposed to allergic reactions, which are immediate, sensitivities can occur anywhere from 24 – 72 hours after ingesting particular foods. Sensitivities also depend on the quantity of the food consumed.

 

If you are experiencing any of the aforementioned symptoms, working with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist to identify food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities and pin-point trigger foods can make a significant difference to your well being.  

 

We will make sure you continue to receive key nutrients while eliminating trigger foods and come up with a comprehensive, individualized nutrition plan to help you live a healthier, more vital life.

Identify trigger foods.

Understand which foods and beverages are safe for your body.

Reduce discomfort, chronic fatigue, pain, bloating and gas.

Reduce inflammation.

Take control of your life.

Dietitian NYC
Dietitian NYC

Our Team of Certified Nutritionists, Registered Dietitians in NYC

Our NYC Certified Nutritionists and Registered Dietitians have diverse experience and backgrounds. We are proud to provide our patients with multi-lingual nutrition services (English, Hindi, Spanish, Haitian Creole). You’ll be paired with one of the expert nutrition therapists on our team that best fits your needs, to help you reach your goals.

RDN: Registered Dietitian Nutritionist – MS: Masters of Science – CDN: Certified Dietitian Nutritionist – CLT: Certified LEAP Therapist – CNSC: Certified Nutrition Support Clinician – LDN: Licensed Dietitian Nutritionist

Adiana Castro

MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

Adiana Castro, MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

Studies: Graduate of Stonehill College and Boston University and founder of Compass Nutrition.

Nikita_Kapur_350   Nutritionist NYC – Registered Dietitian in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and The Bronx

MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

Nikita Kapur, MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

Studies: Graduate of UC Davis and Tufts University.

Laura Kahn

MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

Laura Kahn, MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

Studies: Graduate of Syracuse and New York University.

Patricia Pauyo

MS, RDN, CDN

Patricia Pauyo, MS, RDN, CDN

Studies: Graduate of  Dominican College of Blauvelt and Brooklyn College.

Melissa Sirolli

RDN, CDN, CNSC, CLT, LDN

Melissa Sirolli, RDN, CDN, CNSC, CLT, LDN

Studies: Graduate of Pennsylvania State University

Julianka Bell

MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

Julianka Bell, MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

Studies: Graduate of Temple University & Tufts University.

Erika Jacobson

MS, RDN, CDN ,CNSC, CLT

Erika Jacobson, MS, RDN, CDN ,CNSC, CLT

Studies: Graduate of New York University

Darlene Regueiro

RDN, CDN, LDN

Darlene Regueiro, RDN, CDN, LDN

Studies: Graduate of Florida International University

Trusted New York City Food Allergy – Sensitivity – Intolerance Registered Dietitians

As NYC Certified Nutritionists and Registered Dietitians, we believe that good nutrition is a human right, fundamental to health, and everyone should have access to the best possible care and information. We believe with the right guidance, everyone can develop healthy, sustainable habits to live lives of wellness.We adhere to a holistic, functional nutrition approach. Your personal registered dietitian and nutrition consultant will work with you to:

 

Identify trigger foods. (Try the MRT-LEAP to get to the bottom of your discomfort.)
Implement an elimination diet.
Develop strategies to modify current eating habits to eliminate trigger foods.
Provide dietary guidance so you will receive key nutrients.
Reduce discomfort, chronic fatigue, inflammation, and chronic pain.
Reach a healthy weight.
Together, come up with an individualized nutrition plan.

NYC Registered Dietitian in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and The Bronx
Registered Dietitian in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island, and The Bronx.

Manage your food allergy – sensitivity – intolerance, one bite at a time.

We work with patients to develop a better relationship with food and understand how nutrition affects every aspect our lives. We will empower you with the tools you need to:

 

Feel more confident in your food choices at the supermarket and restaurants.
Learn to integrate new foods into your diet — focusing on the foods you can eat, not the ones you shouldn’t.
Implement strategies to plan meals and omit problem foods.
Enjoy family meals and eating out again.
Become a food label expert.

How it works

Make an appointment.

You will be paired with one of our expert Dietitian-Nutritionists that's the perfect fit for your needs. Contact us either online or by phone.

Meet with your personal nutrition expert.

One-on-one counseling. In person or virtual appointments. Flexible scheduling (weekends, evenings, early hours).

Take control of your life.

Implement your individualized nutrition plan. Get the tools you need to live a healthier, more vital life.

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Prices

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How much does an appointment with a NYC Certified Nutritionist cost?

An initial 60 minute appointment costs $250.00 with follow-up 30 minute appointments costing $125.00. We believe access to affordable nutrition counseling is a patient’s right.

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