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Coping with the symptoms of a meat intolerance can be a hard task. But no longer. Allergy Test Ireland can help you get through your elimination diet which will alleviate your symptoms of an intolerance. It won’t be long until people all over Ireland will be sparking up the BBQ and tucking into a meaty and juicy burger. This is everyone’s dream unless they have a meat intolerance! As for most people, meat is an excellent source of minerals, vitamins and proteins in their diet, BUT if they have a meat intolerance, they have to find an alternative. Red meat is a great source of iron for people’s diets. 

However, the meat itself does not agree with everyone and can cause people to experience uncomfortable symptoms. If you are experiencing any intolerance symptoms similar to a headache, stomach upset or itchy skin. At Allergy Test Ireland, we can confirm that if you have a meat intolerance by offering you an intolerance test. This should help you to discover which food items are causing you pain, and whether or not you can continue to eat meat.

It is important to note that we only test for sensitivities at the moment, but if you suspect that you have an allergy to meat or any other items, you will need a food allergen test which you can get from your local GP.

Symptoms of meat intolerance

If you recognise any of these symptoms, then it is possible that you have a meat intolerance:

  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive Gas
  • Bloated Stomach
  • Fatigue
  • Hives

If you do have an intolerance to meat or simply do not eat meat, then it is very important to replace meat with other foods. You should provide your body with protein, but it may be worthwhile finding out what your recommended protein intake is so that you are getting the right amount of protein in your diet. Some good replacements and supplements would be:

  • Lentils
  • Quinoa
  • Chickpeas
  • Kidney Beans
  • Broccoli
  • Seeds
  • Nuts
  • Eggs
  • Milk

When it comes to managing a meat intolerance, it is important that you start by taking an intolerance test with Allergy Test Ireland. You need to confirm what type of food intolerance you have before you can move forward with an elimination diet! Good luck in your elimination diet from Allergy Test Ireland, and let us know how we can help!