Meat Intolerance and Sensitivity

For many individuals, meat is an excellent source of minerals, vitamins and proteins for their diet. From beef to lamb to pork to chicken, these meats are all rich in protein. Red meat, in particular, provides its consumers with iron. However, not everyone can take meat without experiencing adverse effects. These individuals are said to have a meat intolerance or meat sensitivity.

Symptoms of Meat Intolerance & Sensitivity

Most people who are sensitive to or are intolerant to meat have reported experiencing one or a cluster of symptoms, such as:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Stomach cramps
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive gas
  • Bloating
  • Sneezing
  • Fatigue
  • Hives
  • Runny nose
  • Vomiting
  • Nausea

Foods to Avoid If You Have Meat Intolerance & Sensitivity

If you are diagnosed with meat intolerance or meat sensitivity, it’s best to avoid meats like:

  • Chicken
  • Lamb
  • Pork
  • Beef
  • Bison
  • Quail
  • Rabbit
  • Venison
  • Turkey
  • Goose
  • Cornish game hen
  • Duck

Common Food Replacements for Meat

If you need to replace meat with other foods that can provide your daily recommended protein intake, suitable food replacements include:

  • Lentils
  • Quinoa
  • Chickpeas
  • Garbanzo Beans
  • Kidney Beans
  • Great Northern Beans
  • Seitan
  • Tempeh
  • Broccoli
  • Seeds
  • Nuts
  • Edamame
  • Milk
  • Eggs
  • Yogurt

Testing for Meat Intolerance

Pinnertest utilizes advanced IgG (FC Fragment Specific), Antigen, Antiserum, Control tests to determine a client’s food sensitivities. The testing procedure is extremely easy and it can be carried out at home. Simply use the painless finger stick to draw two drops of your blood and you’re done. Your blood sample can be sent to our lab via the prepaid UPS mailer. The fastest time you can expect to receive your test results is within seven days.

Treatment and Management of Meat Intolerance & Sensitivity

When it comes to managing meat intolerances, it’s important to start by taking a meat intolerance test. You need to be sure you have a certain type of food intolerance before you can select the right treatment options to effectively treat your meat intolerance problem. When you are ready to start your meat intolerance treatment, you can opt for a meat-free diet. Doing so can actually stop meat intolerance symptoms from manifesting.

When you remove meat from your diet, it is important that you still continue to get iron, zinc, protein, and more, that meat provides from other sources. The bottom line is that you need to continue having a healthy and balanced diet. You may also consult with a health professional to create a suitable diet plan without meat.

Use the PinnerTest to Test for Meat Intolerance Today!

When it comes to meat intolerance or meat sensitivity, you no longer have to suffer in silence. It’s time to confirm whether you are suffering from a food intolerance problem. Order the PinnerTest to test for meat intolerance now!

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