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    Gluten free?

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    If something is gluten free, is it primal? and if so, would this be a terrible thing to eat?Lundberg Eco-Farmed Risotto - Garlic Primavera - 12 Boxes (5.5 oz ea)*|*Meijer.com
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    Gluten free does not equal primal/paleo. There are a ton of gluten free snacks on store shelves nowadays and more than likely they are not primal. Primal/Paleo would consist of whole foods that don't contain grains. If there is an ingredient label then there is a good chance it is not primal/paleo. Plus that risotto has rice in it which is a grain and normally one of the biggest things that primal/paleo tries to avoid.

    Definitely not primal but is it terrible to eat? I guess that depends on the consumer, but for me I personally wouldn't touch it. If you look at the ingredients on the list you can probably make your own version with all the veggies included cooked in ghee/butter sans the rice.
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    thats what i thought. suckage. those things are delicious.
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    Lundberg is a wonderful company. They provide a major link in the Pacific Flyway (bird migration). When I eat rice, I usually buy theirs. But no, you shouldn't eat this product, especially when you are starting out. Later, if you add back some rice, this might be a good choice. It sounds like a very righteous product.
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