Do I have a meat intolerance? | Allergy Test Australia | Blog

Are you a meat lover? Do you overindulge on meat? If so, you may have developed a meat intolerance. Have you found yourself asking the question; ‘Do I have a meat intolerance?’ Well, it is time to find out! Take an intolerance test with Allergy Test Australia to find out more!

WIth the Summer just around the corner, there will be so many people who are beginning to spark up the BBQ and tuck into a juicy burger. What happens though if you have a meat intolerance? Well, you have to manage your expectations and find out for sure if you do have a meat intolerance.

Do I have a meat intolerance? 

If you feel sick, nauseous or have a headache every time you consume a burger or any other source of meat, then it is likely you have a meat intolerance. For most people, meat is an excellent source of minerals, vitamins and protein in their diet, so be careful! Lots of people do not know that red meat is actually a great source of iron for most people’s diet.

However, there is a catch. If you’re heading from school or back from a rugby match then you may want to resist that pie outside the ground or just off the motorway, it might be causing you more harm than good. It can cause uncomfortable symptoms. Well, Allergy Test Australia can confirm if you have a meat intolerance with a food intolerance test.

What is important to note is that some people may have an allergy to meat, and in this instance, you will need to consult your Doctor immediately or take a food allergen test.

What are the symptoms of a Meat Intolerance? 
  • Abdominal pain or cramping
  • Diarrhea
  • Excessive gas
  • Bloating
  • Sneezing/runny nose
  • Fatigue
  • Hives
  • Vomiting/Nausea

If you do have a meat intolerance or simply do not eat meat, then it is very important to replace meat with other foods. This is because meat is full of protein and it may be worthwhile finding out what your recommended protein intake is! Want to find out some alternatives, take a look below at how we can help you to increase your protein intake to ensure you live your life to the fullest.

We would recommend the following substitutes that are all high in protein:

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

If you want to know more about the possible causes of a meat intolerance or help with identifying your meat intolerance, then please do contact our Customer Service team via LiveChat on