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    Quote Originally Posted by SoThisIsLove View Post
    So is ham off the bone from a butcher the better option? How about turkey?
    Ham off the bone will be Australian and taste better as its fresher but Turkey and Ham from a butcher will usually still contain preservatives, nitrates and sometimes MSG, unless specified- just ask your butcher and he will have the packaging it comes in - I get mine ( who happens to be my BIL!) to order me in nitrate free turkey ( Barossa fine foods) and nitrate free bacon for DH once a year xmas bacon breakfast!!! Or most organic shops stock nitrate free meats - they just don't last as long as the nitrates help preserve it

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    Quote Originally Posted by meredithgrey View Post
    I've been doing chicken or tuna meals. Only have red meat as mince as spag Bol which I haven't had in forever or a nice steak or burger out for lunch or dinner.

    That said I'm doing lamb souvlaki tonight and I'm so freaking excited
    I have tuna (tinned, so I guess that is processed) with salad for lunch most days but being utd I really want to cut back to maybe three times a week. I love veg fritata's, quiche's and roast vegie medley. Lamb is my absolute favorite meat!

    This thread is just making me hungry.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ngaiz View Post
    I have tuna (tinned, so I guess that is processed) with salad for lunch most days but being utd I really want to cut back to maybe three times a week. I love veg fritata's, quiche's and roast vegie medley. Lamb is my absolute favorite meat!

    This thread is just making me hungry.
    I think tuna is fine in moderation (it's the mercury levels that you have to watch). But I just found out most tins are lined in BPA 😱😱😱.

    It's making me take this whole JERF (just eat real food) thing very seriously!

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    Default The end of the sausage sizzle.....

    I have 3-4 small cans each week for work lunches. a can is 95g and it's not all tuna, there's usually quite a bit of liquid in there.

    honestly it's such an easy lunch choice, and still healthier than processed deli meats/ham (which are a no-go anyway atm as I'm utd) that I can't be bothered worrying about it. I'm so vigilant with everything else, you need to give yourself a break sometimes!!

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    I think the stress of obsessing about the safety of every item that passes your lips would probably be more detrimental that the minute chance it could cause some kind of incurable brain cancer.

    Just eat whole fresh foods, keep processed food to a minimum and exercise.

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    Quote Originally Posted by NoteToSelf View Post
    I think tuna is fine in moderation (it's the mercury levels that you have to watch). But I just found out most tins are lined in BPA 😱😱😱.

    It's making me take this whole JERF (just eat real food) thing very seriously!
    Really? Do you know which brands?

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    I don't personally feel stressed. But if WHO says something, I'll pay attention.

    I'm not as laid back about minute chances of incurable brain cancers given the amount of people under 60 who are battling cancer in my life. There has to be an environmental cause for this and if I can avoid it, I will.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ngaiz View Post
    Really? Do you know which brands?
    Pretty much all cans except the expensive ones that specifically say no BPA on them from health food shops.

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    Default The end of the sausage sizzle.....

    Safcol tuna is BPA free and sustainable 😄
    Last edited by Elijahs Mum; 24-10-2015 at 17:51.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Elijahs Mum View Post
    Safcol tuna is PBA free and sustainable 😄
    Oh thanks! I hadn't been able to find any that said BPA free!


 
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