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Can't eat beef...

Answered on September 12, 2014
Created July 11, 2012 at 3:42 AM

So I think I've finally figured out the cause of my daily nausea. Apparently it's caused by beef. It doesn't matter what kind of beef I eat. From butter, fatty cuts, lean cuts, grass fed organic, organs, to conventional ground beef. From 1 pound, to half a pound, to just a mere 4 oz, everything beef makes me nauseated and sits in my stomach for around 5 hours. These couple of weeks, I made the switch to chicken(non-organic but the highest quality "natural" brand I could find) and the nausea is gone now. Now I can even eat up to 1 pound of chicken thighs with skin at one sitting without feeling heavy in my stomach at all. My question is, what are things I should look out for now that I can't eat beef, essential amino acids and omega 3 come to mind... and how to build up tolerance to beef, if that is even possible... Thank you guys.

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 12, 2012
at 04:47 AM

I was thinking the same thing. There is a chance that the intolerance to butter and tallow is unrelated to the beef issue. You never know.

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 12, 2012
at 04:40 AM

Well, how about dairy in general?

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 11, 2012
at 03:11 PM

Hence, I made no mention of duck as a suggestion. But good reminder for others.

Eed7dabde3d61910685845e04605267f

(2934)

on July 11, 2012
at 02:39 PM

remember, if pufas are a concern then duck is also quite high...

F9638b939a6f85d67f60065677193cad

(4266)

on July 11, 2012
at 02:20 PM

Some people have an allergy to beef. Looks like you may be one of them. Eat seafood.

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

(5381)

on July 11, 2012
at 01:46 PM

You cant eat tallow. You cant eat butter. You cant eat beef liver, you cant eat beef muscle meat. Do those things have some nutrient in common?

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

(5381)

on July 11, 2012
at 12:39 PM

That could be an unrelated lactose or casien intolerance tho..

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

(5381)

on July 11, 2012
at 12:37 PM

Those omega-3 eggs are from chickens with ultraweird diets BTW. Id rather have fatty fish personally. But your other meat suggestion is great - rabbit, pork, lamb, buffalo, venison, duck, fatty fish, mussels, shrimp, oysters etc. One thing I find with beef, is that its a bit course, even if you cook it rare. Stewing, or roasting might help things out, given chicken is pretty soft and easy to digest. Its probably not ideal to eat _just_ chicken, especially if the chicken isnt free range (ie not just grain fed). Maybe try introducing one new meat at a time, starting with soft things like fish.

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

(5381)

on July 11, 2012
at 12:28 PM

Eggs from chickens feed on highly unnatural diets? No thanks! Better off just eating fatty fish IMO

276a5e631b62f8e0793987c0496364bb

(1644)

on July 11, 2012
at 12:06 PM

I don't think they're a pineapple. ;P

A8c660280dd36a163a9153bfb8034efc

(105)

on July 11, 2012
at 07:20 AM

Possibly, but that doesn't apply to me because grassfed butter and beef still give me problems. I narrowed it down to any consumption of beef.

A8c660280dd36a163a9153bfb8034efc

(105)

on July 11, 2012
at 04:02 AM

But that still doesn't explain why I have problems with pure tallow and butter.

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 11, 2012
at 03:59 AM

Interesting, but this article talks about being allergic to meat (it gives beef as an example) but does not exclude chicken.

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 11, 2012
at 03:58 AM

You can try a bromelain supplement so you don't have to eat the pineapple.

A8c660280dd36a163a9153bfb8034efc

(105)

on July 11, 2012
at 03:52 AM

Yuk, fruit flares up acne big time. I have to watch my sugar intake closely. Grains and fruit are the two biggest acne culprits for me.

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C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 11, 2012
at 03:59 AM

Problem with chicken is it is higher in omega-6. Try lamb and buffalo to see how they do. Also, go for lots of fish, salmon, mackeral, tuna, etc. That will help offset your omega-6, and improve your ratio. You can also get the DHA omega pastured eggs.

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

(5381)

on July 11, 2012
at 12:28 PM

Eggs from chickens feed on highly unnatural diets? No thanks! Better off just eating fatty fish IMO

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

(5381)

on July 11, 2012
at 12:37 PM

Those omega-3 eggs are from chickens with ultraweird diets BTW. Id rather have fatty fish personally. But your other meat suggestion is great - rabbit, pork, lamb, buffalo, venison, duck, fatty fish, mussels, shrimp, oysters etc. One thing I find with beef, is that its a bit course, even if you cook it rare. Stewing, or roasting might help things out, given chicken is pretty soft and easy to digest. Its probably not ideal to eat _just_ chicken, especially if the chicken isnt free range (ie not just grain fed). Maybe try introducing one new meat at a time, starting with soft things like fish.

C45d7e96acd83d3a6f58193dbc140e86

on July 11, 2012
at 03:11 PM

Hence, I made no mention of duck as a suggestion. But good reminder for others.

Eed7dabde3d61910685845e04605267f

(2934)

on July 11, 2012
at 02:39 PM

remember, if pufas are a concern then duck is also quite high...

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32f5749fa6cf7adbeb0b0b031ba82b46

(41757)

on July 11, 2012
at 11:20 AM

No rule says you have to eat beef to be paleo. Skip it if you don't enjoy it or it doesn't agree with you.

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A92558224df6fb7c11c7b3170c008a8a

on July 11, 2012
at 06:06 AM

In some cases an apparent intolerance to beef can actually be an intolerance to corn and grass fed beef might be well tolerated

Bb3d1772b28c02da2426e40dfcb533f5

(5381)

on July 11, 2012
at 12:39 PM

That could be an unrelated lactose or casien intolerance tho..

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 12, 2012
at 04:47 AM

I was thinking the same thing. There is a chance that the intolerance to butter and tallow is unrelated to the beef issue. You never know.

A8c660280dd36a163a9153bfb8034efc

(105)

on July 11, 2012
at 07:20 AM

Possibly, but that doesn't apply to me because grassfed butter and beef still give me problems. I narrowed it down to any consumption of beef.

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03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 11, 2012
at 03:59 AM

Interesting, but this article talks about being allergic to meat (it gives beef as an example) but does not exclude chicken.

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03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

on July 11, 2012
at 03:45 AM

I wonder if you are pineapple (which contains the digestive enzyme bromelain) or simply took bromelain if it would help you?

We learned in school that bromelain is used in meat tenderizers as it breaks down the di-sulfide bonds in the meat. Perhaps this would help with your digestion.

It may be worth a shot as chicken is no where near as nutritious as red meat.

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 11, 2012
at 03:58 AM

You can try a bromelain supplement so you don't have to eat the pineapple.

A8c660280dd36a163a9153bfb8034efc

(105)

on July 11, 2012
at 03:52 AM

Yuk, fruit flares up acne big time. I have to watch my sugar intake closely. Grains and fruit are the two biggest acne culprits for me.

A8c660280dd36a163a9153bfb8034efc

(105)

on July 11, 2012
at 04:02 AM

But that still doesn't explain why I have problems with pure tallow and butter.

276a5e631b62f8e0793987c0496364bb

(1644)

on July 11, 2012
at 12:06 PM

I don't think they're a pineapple. ;P

03a4ec34751186201a56da298ac843ce

(4100)

on July 12, 2012
at 04:40 AM

Well, how about dairy in general?

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