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    Is ketchup primal?

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    Depends on how it's made. I can't say it's "inherently" primal, but I suppose it can be "primalized" in some fashion, by making it yourself.

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    I see the popular brands have high fructose corn syrup so I'd say, no, not the common stuff in the store. If you can find some without sugar, or make your own, I'm sure it's fine.

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    You can make your own primal ketchup.

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    Using low lectin/nightshade free primal to control autoimmune arthritis. (And lost 50 lbs along the way )

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    Read the ingredients label. It'll tell you all you need to know.

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    Depends on how much you use and how often if store bought..

    A little here and there... I wouldnt even bat and eyelash at...

    If you are a junkie... might want to consider making your own

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    Quote Originally Posted by breadsauce View Post
    Read the ingredients label. It'll tell you all you need to know.
    Exactly what I was about to say!
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    Everyone has pretty much said it....the ingredients tell all! Heinz and other brands are not primal at all, but I've found an amazing recipe in a book by Julie and Charles Mayfield called Paleo Comfort Foods. They have so many other kinds of "comfort" foods that we might miss by going primal, but they have found amazing ways to enjoy these good old recipes in a Primal way You should definitely check out the book.

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    I buy Simply Heinz - no HFCS. It has sugar instead, but I don't have a problem with that. I rarely use ketchup, except in a barbecue pork recipe and sometimes on burgers. I keep it on hand more for the grandkids and the hubs.

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