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Discussion in 'Slimming World' started by carmerina32, 3 January 2011 Social URL.

  1. carmerina32

    carmerina32 New Member

    Hi guys! I'm keen on joining SW on line. But before I do I have a question I hope somebody can answer:

    Do the SW recipes and/or meal suggestions require specific brands? I live in South America and I can't get British brands (only some USA ones).

    thanks - great site BTW!
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  3. missfortissimo

    missfortissimo addicted to minimins

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    Getting rid of starches/sugar/unnecessary fats.
    As an American citizen, I would assume that the USA brands would be the same as the British ones, or at least close enough that it would not make a difference. :)

    Good luck! :scale:
  4. eternity

    eternity Gold Member

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    SW relies on cooking fresh food from scratch so fresh meats, vegetables fruits etc.so that shouldn't be a problem for you.
    Cereal bars have specific brands that are allowed but I'm sure you could source aternatives that would be acceptable if you need to use them. Bread is any wholemeal, and fat free yogurts should be available there I suppose.
    I think there won't be a huge problem following this plan given that most of the things we eat are fresh ingredients.
  5. carmerina32

    carmerina32 New Member

    Thank you ladies!:D
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