Food Sensitivity Testing NYC – Food Intolerances & Allergies

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 with the MRT food sensitivity test. 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. Undergoing food sensitivity testing is key to identifying those foods and chemicals that are making you feel bad.


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 wellbeing.  


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.

Take a food sensitivity test.

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). 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


Adiana Castro, MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

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

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Nikita Kapur, MS, RDN, CDN, CLT

Studies: Graduate of UC Davis and Tufts University.

Darlene Regueiro


Darlene Regueiro, RDN, CDN, LDN

Studies: Graduate of Florida International University



Ashley Baumohl MPH, RD, CDN, CNSC

Studies: Graduate of University of Pittsburgh and University of Michigan

Melissa Sirolli


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

Studies: Graduate of Pennsylvania State University



Farah Lakhani MPH, RDN, CDN, CLT

Studies: Graduate of California State Polytechnic University & Loma Linda University

Erika Jacobson


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

Studies: Graduate of New York University



Audrey McGary MDA, RDN, CD, CDN

Studies: Graduate of Utah State University and Brigham Young 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.

This image diagrams conditions that have been proven to be triggered by food sensitivities:

Oftentimes our patients are surprised how much food sensitivities play a role in general health and well-being. Skin conditions like psoriasis, chronic disease like Lupus and Chrohn’s, and hitting those weight plateaus and being unable to lose weight can all be exacerbated by food sensitivities.


By identifying trigger foods and chemicals, you’re taking the first step toward wellness. We look forward to working with you!

The foods, additives, and chemicals tested are as follows:

What will your food sensitivity test results look like?

The food sensitivity test (MRT) will identify which foods and chemicals your body is reactive, moderately reactive, or non-reactive to. By working with one of our Registered Dietitians and Certified Leap Therapists (CLT), together, we will develop a diet that will suit your unique and individual needs, following Leap protocol. Through guided nutrition therapy, you can feel empowered about your food choices again, eating your way to a healthier you, one bite at a time.


It’s time to start feeling better.


How it works

Schedule a Discovery Call

You will be paired with one of our expert Certified Leap Therapists that's the perfect fit for your needs. Contact us either online or by phone, and we'll schedule your MRT test.

Begin your Sensitivity Relief Program.

Meet with your CLT to implement LEAP protocol with individualized, one-on-one counseling. In person or virtual appointments. Flexible scheduling (evenings, early hours).

Reduce Pain, Inflammation, & Discomfort

Implement your individualized nutrition plan. Get the support you need with unlimited access to your Certified Leap Therapist. Feel empowered. Live a healthier, more vital life.


  • The 12-Week Symptom Relief Program

  • US$3500.
  • 12 Week Symptom Relief Program includes: 

    • The cost of the MRT test
    • The cost of the mobile phlebotomist blood draw (in the five Burroughs of New York City, Long Island, & Westchester County).
    • We come to you! Our office will schedule and coordinate with the mobile phlebotomist.
    • Appointment priority to review your results as soon as they come in.
    • Unlimited access to your personal Registered Dietitian & Certified LEAP Therapist (RD CLT) during the 3-month nutrition program (meaning time outside scheduled nutrition visits)


    $3,000.00 with insurance
    $3,500.00 without insurance

  • The Symptom Relief Appointment Bundle

  • US$1600.

    • The cost of the MRT test.
    • Mailing the MRT blood test kit to the address of your choice.
    • 5 nutrition appointments. One initial 60- minute appointment and four 30-minute follow-up appointments. (During your initial appointment, you will receive your personalized food sensitivity test results.
    • Identify trigger foods. Reduce discomfort, pain, bloating, and gas. Target gut to improve digestive health and overall wellness.

  • Food Sensitivities Nutrition Jumpstart Bundle

  • US$395.
  • The Food Sensitivities Nutrition Jumpstart Bundle

    • Learn about the foods that can reduce inflammation and improve your chronic pain and fatigue. Boost energy levels through individualized nutrition therapy and evidence-based dietary interventions. 
    • Reduce discomfort, pain, bloating, and gas. 
    • Set realistic weight goals.
    • 3 nutrition appointments. One initial 60-minute appointment and two 30-minute follow-up appointments. 

    Great for:
    Patients who suffer from migraines, chronic fatigue & pain, bloating, and gas. Patients who just don’t know what to eat because they feel unwell. 

  • Private Nutrition Consultation

  • US$250.
  • Competitive-Priced Private Nutrition Consultations


    NYC Nutritionist & Compass also offer competitive-priced private nutrition consultations. The first appointment costs $250.00.


    1/2 hour follow-up appointments cost $125.00.


    As with our appointment bundles, we work to establish and reach each patient’s nutrition and health goals. These nutrition appointments cannot be transferred to the bundle packages. 


All appointments must be completed within 12 weeks of the first appointment.

All Sales Are Final. NYC Nutritionist – Compass Nutrition does not offer any refunds, transfers or exchanges of any kind on any items offered for sale. Purchase of the Jumpstart Appointment Bundles are denoted as a final sale and are not eligible for any refund, transfers, or exchange. 

*Packages are individualized and adjusted to the unique needs of each patient. Jumpstart your energy, weight loss program, pregnancy, healthier eating habits … with our Jumpstart Nutrition Bundles.

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Many claim to be a nutritionist. But only a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist (RDN) meets rigorous academic requirements with clinical training, holding a degree from an accredited university. Our RDNs stay informed of guidelines set by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics to provide our patients with expert nutrition counseling.

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