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Food Sensitivities

Having gut problems? Think you have food sensitivites?

The MRT and LEAP Protocol creates a roadmap for an anti-inflammatory elimination diet.

Many people suffer from food and chemical sensitivities. Even “healthy foods” can provoke symptoms in sensitive individuals.

Do you have any of the following conditions?

Conditions which food sensitivities may play a role include:

  • Migraines
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome
  • Celiac Disease
  • Chronic Diarrhea
  • Heartburn/GERD
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Arthritis
  • Joint Pain
  • Muscle Pain
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis
  • Chronic Fatigue Syndrome
  • Chronic Sinusitis
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder/ADHD
  • Eczema

Food sensitivity testing and a personalized nutrition plan may help.

This YouTube video created by my mentor, Susan Linke, is helpful in explaining the MRT/LEAP Food Sensitivity Program:

What is MRT®?

MRT® stands for Mediator Release Test®. MRT® is a patented blood test that measures your immune response to a particular food or chemical. (How Food Sensitivities Cause Symptoms).

NEW: MRT 176 tests now tests for 176 foods and food chemicals (170 Test Profiles in addition to black bean, collagen (beef), jalepeno, radish, sage, and tamarind). It has a high level of accuracy: 94.5% sensitivity and 91.8% specificity.

From your MRT® results, I can assist you in creating a LEAP protocol that can help reduce or eliminate symptoms due to food or chemical sensitivities. (Sample LEAP Results)

For an animation of the MRT® test, click here.

For more clinical information read, the January 2014 Townsend Letter.

What is LEAP?

LEAP stands for Lifestyle, Eating, And Performance. It is a personalized protocol (based on your MRT® results) that helps to calm down the immune system.

Research on MRT and the LEAP Protocol

A recent study showed significant symptom survey score improvement after Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients followed the LEAP protocol.

IBD-LEAP Research 2019-Robertson

Additional recent posters on MRT and the LEAP Protocol with fibromyalgia, migraine and PCOS clients have been presented showing improvement in symptom survey scores.

ASN 2021 Poster Fibromyalgia MRT LEAP

ASN 2021 Poster Migraine MRT LEAP


Here is a summary of the MRT and LEAP research.

Oxford Biomedical Technologies – Publications

If you suffer from one of the above conditions and you are interested in MRT®, book a call with me, Amy Archer, a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist and Certified LEAP Therapist. During the call, we will review your medical/nutrition history and your symptoms to determine if the MRT® and LEAP are right for you.

Sign up now for a free consultation to learn more about food sensitivities, food allergies, and nutrition counseling.  I offer virtual and in person appointments for California clients.

Contact Info:

Amy Archer RDN, CLT, CHWC
[email protected]

For more information, go to www.nowleap.com