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by 0 · about 2 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 35 · about 2 hours ago

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 · about 2 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 5 · about 2 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 103 · about 2 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 4181 · about 2 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 20 · about 2 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 2 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 0 · about 2 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 129 · about 2 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 2 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 497 · about 2 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 90 · about 3 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 3 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 3 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 3 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 1072 · about 3 hours ago

I'm stuck; I've tried everywhere from supermarkets to local health food shops [including Infinity Foods] to no avail...Am I going to have to order from the 'net and then stay in awaiting delivery?I'm in the Brighton area if that helps.

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Matt_1 0 · October 27, 2011 at 5:01 PM

I have seen it in a small independent food shop in Edinburgh called Jordan Valley, though it was too expensive for me feel like trying. Not much help too you in Brighton though. You will be lucky to find it anywhere else. I have never tired... (more)

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by 165 · about 3 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 522 · about 3 hours ago

Hello - This is my first post and hope it will be helpful to Paleo Hackers in the UK! A colleague introduced me to these raw chocolate bars: https://www.livingfood.co.uk/products-21-Raw_Chocolate_Pie.htm I think that they are a UK version of the... (more)

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not_finbar 0 · November 08, 2011 at 11:57 AM

Nakd Nudie bars are good too - just raw fruit and nuts, but very delicious. I avoid sweet foods completely now though.

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by 409 · about 3 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 3 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 3 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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