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Our Foundation Begins By
Creating a Unique Approach.......Based on

Food + Inflammation + Genetics = Your Foundation

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Remove the Guesswork with MRT-Leap:

  • Did you know that your diet plays a huge role in our body's response to inflammation? 


  • Consuming a "healthy, clean" diet, doesn't mean you are eating foods that are anti-inflammatory for YOU. 

Many chronic health conditions, including:

Chronic pain, IBS (irritable bowel syndrome), fibromyalgia, ADHD/ADD, chronic fatigue, headaches/migraines, arthritis, IBD (Crohn's disease & ulcerative colitis), asthma, depression and more, can result from sustained inflammatory markers released in response to the consumption of certain foods, food chemicals, or common food additives. (DON'T TRUST JUST US - READ THE RESEARCH HERE!)

This response is unique for every individual and knowing what foods trigger these responses is essential for ones health. 

The MRT Food Sensitivity Test goes beyond standard testing to reveal hidden contributing factors causing inflammation and discomfort caused by your diet.

In as little as two weeks, our clients have reported a 50-90% reduction in their inflammation!​

Unlike food allergies, where one of two foods can elicit a non favorable response, food sensitivities can be 10-20 foods wreaking havoc on your system.


By knowing these foods or food chemicals and reducing inflammation, your body can begin to focus on optimal health and this starts by Employing the Lifestyle Eating and Performance Plan (LEAP).


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What is the MRT-LEAP Method? 

The MRT-LEAP Protocol is the most effective anti-inflammatory program available today. Using one simple blood test, color coded results allow us to identify those foods and food chemicals inducing changes in YOUR white blood cells. They range from highly reactive to non-reactive foods. With easy to read, highly reliable and reproducible results a custom LEAP eating plan is then developed for you. 

Traditional elimination diets don't reveal clinical and subclinical reactions. Our protocol helps identify foods and food chemicals causing varying degrees of inflammation in YOUR body.

The LEAP Protocol is organized into phases and the duration of each phase depends on the individual's response. 

Not only that, our team has curated MRT food specific shopping lists for each food categoryrecipes and everyday kitchen items. We went as far as to include: basic kitchen appliances, utensils, cooking accessories, meal prep/storage, drinkware, bakeware, draw friendly utensils and so much more to give you ease and confidence when implementing your PERSONAL plan. 

One Step Further

We didn't stop there! At the Awakened Plate we take it one step further. 

Since every person is unique we combined the genetics and the nutrition to make sure you get the full picture. 

How do we do this? 

By incorporating Nutrigenomics

  • Your genes (DNA) hold the key to your unique nutritional requirements. Nutrigenomics, is the science of using nutrients to provide your genes with exactly what they can process and need.


  • It is impossible for one diet to meet everyone's needs. Your genes are your foundation. Similar to a building, without a strong foundation, the structure (your body) will fail. Through proper testing, we can identify the nutrients required to provide optimal support.


  • While this genetic information can be used to optimize your immediate health, it is also a tool to achieve longevity. 


All testing is ordered, read and interpreted by our functional medicine director: Dr. Gregg Szerlip; and our registered dietician: Melissa Callari, RD, CDN, IFNCP, CLT. 


Menu planning, food journaling, and individual support are provided throughout to promote success. Each membership offers regularly scheduled follow up appointments, recipes, online support group help, custom shopping lists, unique holiday guides to help you stay on track and much more!

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