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Managing Your Yeast Intolerance 

If you have discovered you have an intolerance to yeast through completing an intolerance test, it’s time to consider how to manage this intolerance moving forward.

We’ve put together a guide to managing yeast intolerance, including next steps in overcoming this issue for good.


Yeast Free Diet

The first thing to do after discovering you have a yeast intolerance, is to begin removing yeast from your diet. 

It is recommended that individuals take part in an elimination diet, where yeast is removed from your diet for 4-6 weeks then slowly reintroduced to see whether symptoms reappear.


Yeast Free Diet

To stop consuming yeast, you must look at all of the foods that contain it. Yeast is most commonly found in:

  • Bread.
  • Baked goods such as cakes, biscuits and pastries.
  • Cereal.
  • Alcohol such as beer and cider.
  • Processed meats.
  • Dried fruits.
  • Condiments.
  • Blue cheese.

It is always best to check the label of packaged food, as there are lots of food items in the supermarket that contain yeast.


What Foods Don’t Contain Yeast?

If you have an intolerance to yeast, there are still many foods available for you to eat. These yeast free foods include:

  • Meat / poultry / fish
  • Vegetables & low-sugar fruits
  • Eggs
  • Rice
  • Oils
  • Quinoa
  • Hummus

Bread is a big part of people’s diets, which is why it’s positive to know that there are alternative breads that are yeast-free. There are tasty breads from around the world that are great alternatives to your normal loaf, including unleavened bread, essene bread, soda bread, lavash, chapati and piadina. 

There are also many yeast-free recipe options you can find by searching online to create your own breads and baked goods.


Living with a Yeast Intolerance

In order to prevent yeast intolerance symptoms from occurring, it’s time to remove the fungus from your diet. 

If you are still left with questions about allergies or intolerances, you can get in touch with our customer support team who are available 24/7 on our live chat.