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by 0 · March 18, 2014 at 1:08 PM

Hi gang! I have been on and off paleo for about six months. I know it's horrible, but I do not go off too often when I am home. However, I am now studying abroad in the UK and the diet is horrible (no offense). I have been subject to... (more)

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by 35 · January 30, 2014 at 7:38 PM

Where can I buy organic salted pea nuts in the UK? Also if you have any other UK based snack tips, let me know. Thanks!

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by 0 · March 02, 2014 at 5:29 PM

So at the moment the main UK charity I support is the Soil Association as they seem to be the most paleo oriented out there. Yes they support organic wheat and sugar and . . organic anything basically but so far they are the best for my... (more)

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squiZZle 0 · March 02, 2014 at 12:35 AM

I hate to bump old threads but I'm really hoping someone has an idea on this??!

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by 0 · November 22, 2013 at 4:39 PM

HI! So I am planning on studying abroad this coming Spring Semester in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. I am unsure of the meal plan that I will be on. I believe there is a catered option and a self-catered option (I am leaning towards the self-catered... (more)

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NathanGoh 0 · November 22, 2013 at 2:37 PM

Do not go for the catered if you are sticking to paleo as their choices aren't that paleo friendly. Usually with pastas and potatoes. I am currently self catered and find no problem sticking to paleo, and like andrew said, the market is your... (more)

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by 0 · October 15, 2013 at 12:47 AM

Hey all! Just wondering if anyone on here is aware of any Paleo/Primal shirts that are available in the UK? Looking for something similar to Sisson's 'Grok On!' Tees. Cheers!

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by 0 · September 11, 2013 at 5:00 AM

Any pale/primal people at University of Bristol?

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by 5 · September 16, 2014 at 8:11 PM

Anyone interested in a London, UK Paleo Meetup? I think it would be a great way to get to learn more about the paleo lifestyle and hopefully meet a bunch of interesting people. Adam

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by 209 · September 16, 2014 at 8:10 PM

In my house, we have burgers once a week. I only just checked the ingredients; apparently it has "gluten-free crumb" and the ingredients of that include potato starch and some E number. We get the burgers from M&S, so I'm guessing the beef is... (more)

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CelticCaveGirl 0 · June 08, 2013 at 9:16 PM

Tesco do organic beef mince, two for 5GBP To make burgers, add a little egg white and your chosen seasoning, let the mince dry out for a day in the fridge, then form into patties - easy peasy Failing that, go to Waitrose at the end of the day... (more)

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by 103 · September 16, 2014 at 8:09 PM

While not Paleo, I do like to drink on the occasion but I avoid beers. After a quick search around it seems that making your own cider (so you could definitely trust what was in it) at home isn't too hard but you need champagne yeast. I was just... (more)

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:08 PM

Any advice for a lunchbox to hold lunch and mid-morning and mid-afternoon snacks? I've seen Planet box and laptop lunch box but the postage to the UK is extortionate. Thanks!

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by 343 · September 16, 2014 at 8:07 PM

Hi fellow Brits, Hoping someone can shed a little light on this for me. I know that Morrisons makes a big deal about being the only UK supermarket whose in-house butcher uses only British meat. However, I'm not sure about what this means in terms... (more)

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by 4181 · September 16, 2014 at 8:06 PM

All the supermarkets don't seem to stock it because it's so 'unhealthy', where can I buy some?? So it turns out long grain (that word threw me) rice and basmati rice are white rice. I didn't know that. That's why I asked the question. Sorry if I... (more)

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VB 0 · March 27, 2013 at 5:04 PM

So there is no white rice in the whole of the U.K.? What is next to go? Fish and chips? Marmite?

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by 777 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

For you Paleos in the UK that eat lots of coconut oil, whats your brand of choice? I've tried 2 brands (Tiana & Coconut Connections) and Coconut Connections has been the best so far, its smooth & creamy, not waxy like Tiana, it generally... (more)

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Hecate 0 · March 06, 2013 at 11:26 AM

I love the one by Biona, it's raw and organic (great for eating off a spoon!) - it's pretty pricey online (tho the 800g is at an OK price on Amazon - but it comes in a plastic jar, not glass). I get 400g glass jar kind from two of my local health... (more)

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 8:04 PM

Just wondering where you can get the best british store pate and other meat products in the uk?

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Eve 0 · March 04, 2013 at 10:08 AM

On the strength of this thread I went to waitrose and had a look through the pate section - most of it has dairy in when you read the ingredients which I'm trying to avoid, or starch of some sort.. But in the same section I found 'Sutherlands... (more)

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by 777 · September 16, 2014 at 8:03 PM

Do you British guys/gals know any good online sources of unpasteurized cheese that deliver within UK? I tried the 2 cheeses on red23 which were nice but can't find much else through google, would like a bit of variety I did notice the pre grated... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · February 19, 2013 at 12:09 PM

Sainsbury and Tesco both sell unpasteurised cheese (both do cheddars from Canada, if I recall correctly, and Sainsburys has some other unpasteurised french cheeses.

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

Does anybody know of good olive oil brands in the uk?

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Livolio 0 · February 10, 2013 at 5:55 PM

If you are looking for high quality, genuine, artisan, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, we import directly from Italy at Livolio (www.livolio.co.uk)

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by 20 · September 16, 2014 at 8:02 PM

i found this website earlier today http://www.greenpasturefarms.co.uk/ they seem great, anybody ordered from them?

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by 0 · September 16, 2014 at 8:00 PM

Alrighty, I live in the UK and it seems over here it is pretty hard to find an affordable, BPA-free coconut milk so I've been looking around and am thinking about making my own from unsweetened shredded coconut. Would this still contain all of the... (more)

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scottmartinez2012 0 · December 27, 2012 at 12:15 PM

making coconut milk on your own from unsweetened shredded coconut will definitely be way nutritious than the ones processed. You will have quality control in your own hands, and fresh coconut milk. your storage time will be less than the time the... (more)

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by 130 · September 16, 2014 at 7:58 PM

Hi all, Following a quick search, I noticed there hasn't been many "UK" based threads recently. If your in the UK, where are you based and what's your experience with paleo? What are some of your best tips for UK based paleo followers? Where do... (more)

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Im_with_Raquel 0 · November 29, 2012 at 2:17 PM

I live in the Isle of Man. My experience with "paleo" eating is great. I guess, in a nutshell, it fixed my health, although I was already doing it before I realised there was a community for it. I'm not one of these extremist/fundamentalist paleo... (more)

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by 115 · September 16, 2014 at 7:57 PM

I have seen a GP who pretty much said gluten sensitivity and intolerance is made up and it must be IBS. Also heard it's quite hard to pin down sensitivity when they are slight and some of the test are only available in US. What kind of test would... (more)

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Allie_4 0 · December 24, 2012 at 10:51 AM

I got the frustrating IBS diagnosis too... but my questions is, why does it matter if you are "officially" diagnosed or not? It's your choice to stop eating gluten. If you stop and you feel better, hooray, if you stop and you don't feel better,... (more)

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by -8 · September 16, 2014 at 7:57 PM

As the title says, need to close and delete this...

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by 50 · September 16, 2014 at 7:55 PM

I'm looking for some grass fed beef jerky in UK. Any suggestions, i'm based in Scotland so an online source would be best.

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GrassyArse 0 · October 02, 2012 at 8:50 PM

http://www.athleat.co.uk/all-products/28-day-aged-grass-fed-beef-jerky.html This is the only one I found that doesn't list soy sauce as an ingredient. Any good? (more)

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by 129 · September 16, 2014 at 7:55 PM

Hi (again) Just wanted to see if there were any UK/British paleo eaters? Many of the recipes I see and read are definitely aimed towards the US market and pallet. Just interested to know if those Brits have any tips or favourite meals they'd... (more)

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borofergie 0 · October 01, 2012 at 9:13 PM

There are none. Simply because if you are from England you should spell it "Palaeo" rather than the Americanised "Paleo". I've been on the VLC waggon for 18 months (since catching the diaetes), doing Paleo for the past 6 months. I don't really... (more)

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by 413 · September 16, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Howdy folks: I haven't been a member here long, but I've read enough to respect the opinions & criticism put forth by this board. So now that I'm done buttering you folks up, I'm reaching out for opinions & to gauge the possible support... (more)

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andrew 0 · December 15, 2012 at 8:54 AM

Good luck - it's an idea with potential. Personally, I'd probably steer clear of nut based snacks - omega 6 overload?! And I'd always prefer savoury to sweet.

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by 497 · September 16, 2014 at 7:54 PM

Hi Hackers... OK so I'm a studet living in Manchester UK, need some help. My budget is about ??20 a week for my shopping and I find it quite hard to stay paleo at times. This is what I bought this week: ??5 of chicken legs from the market (which... (more)

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Whirl 0 · September 19, 2012 at 8:13 PM

That sounds like your doing alright there. I get all my meat from the market too, but because it's not the best quality it will more than likely have a high mega 6 to omega 3 ratio , so what I do is just supplement on omega 3's. It's not ideal... (more)