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by 0 · about 22 hours ago

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 0 · about 22 hours ago

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 · about 22 hours ago

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 209 · about 22 hours ago

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 · about 22 hours ago

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 · about 22 hours ago

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 4181 · about 22 hours ago

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 787 · about 22 hours ago

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 · about 22 hours ago

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 787 · about 22 hours ago

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 · about 22 hours ago

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 0 · about 22 hours ago

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 · about 22 hours ago

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 50 · about 22 hours ago

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 · about 22 hours ago

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 · about 22 hours ago

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 5 · about 22 hours ago

A lot of the butchers aren't keeping bones any more. Apparently they don't see the bones as anything useful. So does anyone have any idea where to get the bones from in the UK?

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lilliputty 0 · September 20, 2012 at 2:07 PM

Abel and Cole now sell beef bones and chicken carcasses for a few pounds. I usually get mine from the farmer's market - if I call ahead they will bring me anything from chicken carcasses to pigs trotters, and usually it's either free or something... (more)

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by 5 · about 22 hours ago

http://www.tesco.com/groceries/Product/Details/?id=261819963 I emailed Kerrygold as I have not found their unsalted anywhere in the UK, so I got this butter from Tesco instead for use with bulletproof coffee. Any UK hackers found unsalted... (more)

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HuntingBears 0 · August 08, 2012 at 9:39 PM

I've come to the conclusion that organic doesn't necessarily mean healthier or better quality, it could just mean the pellets they eat are organic or something. That said, British livestock is generally pretty good quality and grass fed from what... (more)

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by 496 · about 22 hours ago

hi is there any fellow paleo people from the uk using gelatin? all i found is this: http://www.tesco.com/groceries/Product/Details/?id=258448743 but no mention of grass fed or not, but is grass fed REALLY necessary for gelatin? thank you (more)

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PeacefulPlanet 0 · April 03, 2013 at 1:04 AM

Great Lakes sells in bulk from their storefront, or you can order their products separately from Peaceful-Planet.com. They have 3 gelatin products that they ship to the UK at low shipping rates. The beef gelatins are both from grass-fed beef. ... (more)

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by 4181 · about 22 hours ago

In addition to a programme running on bbc2 called the men who made us fat tonight's episode of newsnight addressed how obscene it is that mcdonalds and coke etc are the main food sponsors of the London olympics The whole piece was focused solely... (more)

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PaleoUK 0 · July 09, 2012 at 9:59 PM

I think, generally, that the UK is less in the sway of big food corporations. The aisles of our supermarkets are less stocked with processed foods than US ones. Our meat, even that available in the regular high street supermarkets, is better fed... (more)

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by 90 · about 22 hours ago

Hi all, I'm looking to stock up the cupboards with coconut oil, flour, almond and coconut flour, nuts etc. I wondered if any of you could recommend a wholesaler / online store that is really good value for money. For example Holland &... (more)

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Dragonfly 0 · May 11, 2012 at 2:32 PM

www.Amazon.co.uk

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by 65 · about 22 hours ago

Does anyone know a good paleo-friendly dietician in the UK, preferably in the South?

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LaurenM 0 · April 16, 2012 at 7:08 PM

Agla??e Jacob is a paleo registered dietician who does Skype/email/telephone consults on digestive problems including IBS, SIBO, fructose malabsorption, food intolerance, celiac disease; diabetes, PCOS, hypoglycemia; low energy levels or weight... (more)

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by 75 · about 22 hours ago

Hello Everyone. I am just curious in asking how many of us paleo folks over in the UK buy food from regular supermarkets, such as tesco, coop, etc. I am mainly wondering if people buy any store bought soups that are filled with good ingredients... (more)

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Steven_5 0 · February 22, 2012 at 2:53 PM

Not much of a soup person but on other stuff: because of cost I make do with non-organic meat from supermarkets for the most part. The fat of that meat is a potential reservoir of nasty things I tend to get leaner things/cut off fat and add... (more)

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by 145 · about 22 hours ago

Personally, I am not looking to try and implement any 'gluten free' products into my own diet, however I just fancy getting peoples opinions on these types of products. (gluten free oats, nairns products, tesco free from range etc) These... (more)

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Nance 0 · January 15, 2012 at 6:47 PM

I have problems with the word "products" for starters. I try not to eat products, although I am sipping coffee as I sit here. I think of products as manufactured food-like items. Gluten-free, I think, is a great label for people who have problems... (more)

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by 2171 · about 23 hours ago

I spend a good deal of my time travelling, often needing to fuel up on the road. While Paleo technically gives me the freedom to go for large parts of the standard British fry-up (full English, Ulster fry, whatever you'd like to call it...), I am... (more)

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andrew 0 · January 16, 2012 at 12:13 PM

If I am driving, don't have food with me (I usually do) and really get hungry, I go to a Little Chef. Grim, I know - but the eggs are free range, the bacon is OK, black pudding almost certainly has some oats in it and it will almost certainly have... (more)

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