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by 0 · about 4 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 5 · about 4 hours ago

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 787 · about 4 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 4 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 4 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 4 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 130 · about 4 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 115 · about 5 hours ago

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 129 · about 5 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 497 · about 5 hours ago

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)

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by 5 · about 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 5 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 75 · about 5 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 5 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 5 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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by 8574 · about 5 hours ago

Besides someone eating steak off your plate (with your consent), has anyone had any experience with meat sharing: purchasing a whole animal between a few people? I am starting to look into a long term way of purchasing meat, possibly organic farm... (more)

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Kewpie 0 · November 27, 2011 at 1:32 PM

I live in the US, so I can't really help you with sources. But, I do buy a meat share and it was definitely a good investment. The price per pound is far lower when you buy in bulk and it's great to have lots of high quality meat on hand. We don't... (more)

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by 8574 · about 5 hours ago

Wondered if there is anyone from the UK who has had any blood tests done? Is this something I could do through my NHS GP or would this be done privately?

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Asclepius 0 · November 14, 2011 at 1:13 PM

My doctor has been reluctant to give me anything other than basic checks. I am considering the following (private) company to do a check at my next big birthday: http://www.medichecks.com/index.cfm?s=2&d=3 (more)

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by 165 · about 5 hours ago

Trying to discover the extent of the Paleo community in the UK, where are the hotspots? numbers in or around our location. OK so if you stop by and are from the UK please leave a note stating where you are and what your personal experiences... (more)

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David_Moss 0 · September 21, 2011 at 10:55 AM

I was in Cambridge/Canterbury, now in Norfolk. There's also a thread on this here.

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by 409 · about 5 hours ago

Hi, I did do a search in the forum about Raw Milk but couldn't find a subject that exactly matched what I am looking for. First of all I am aware of the benefits of Raw Milk, coincidentally I drank a lot as a child as my godfather ran a local... (more)

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Louisa 0 · September 07, 2013 at 12:44 AM

I would go for the raw milk every time. Almonds are not meant to be drunk in huge quantities for all reasons mentioned above. However, people can still be intolerant to lactose as it is still present in raw milk, but if you fared well on raw milk... (more)

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by 287 · about 5 hours ago

Hey guys, so I've been looking in local shops and the only coconut milk in my local supermarket (tesco, haven't tried asda though a new one opened up near to me now) is "amoy" in tins (I wonder if there is BPA in the lining of the tins, and it... (more)

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Jeff__1 0 · July 04, 2011 at 9:26 PM

Don't know about coconut but these people have the most amazing raw butter/cream, and even deliver it! and these people have fantastic meat delivery (more)

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by 333 · about 5 hours ago

I am soon going on a 2 week long school trip to England, France, Italy, and Switzerland. How can I possibly survive?? I have just mastered not giving in to temptations and would hate to lose my progress. I plan on stuffing my backpack with all the... (more)

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sean_1 0 · June 12, 2011 at 10:32 AM

Perspective from living in London, England, UK for 2+ years and using my 6+ weeks of holiday/vacation time in Europe. This will be a crazy long brain-dump, but you are a paleohacker nerd so can handle that. I'll update as I think of... (more)

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by 1132 · about 5 hours ago

I would like to know anyone else's ideas for simple food marriages that happen to work well, by culture, preferably just 2 ingredients - In Spain tapas based on this idea: Melon + Serrano Ham is a popular one Dates wrapped in Bacon (not... (more)

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mari 0 · May 11, 2011 at 9:14 PM

Sardines + olive oil + lemon Salmon or shrimp + coconut + curry spices Sweet potatoes + butter or coconut cream + cinnamon + blueberries Potatoes + Rosemary + Tallow + Salt and Pepper Banana + Macadamia + Coconut Yogurt + Cucumber Pork +... (more)

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