Blog — cold & flu

Alison Bell
Preparing the immune system with Bone Broth

Preparing the immune system with Bone Broth

When Autumn rolls around and the crispy, crunchy leaves form a tapestry of gorgeousness on the ground it’s the perfect time to stop and just breathe it all in. Though, as many of us know, along with a time of beauty Autumn also means the beginning of the snotty season. Sadly, the beauty of the cooler weather can quickly be forgotten when in the midst of a cloudy brain, a clogged-up nose and a scratchy throat. Like many, I am a big believer in preparation being the best form of defence and bone broth is the perfect way to start...

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To Broth or to Stock?

To Broth or to Stock?

Broth of Life's Response to the Eternal Bone Broth VS Stock Debate Here at Broth of Life, we are often asked about the difference between broth and stock. The two are quite commonly confused when they shouldn't be. There are many significant differences between bone broth and stock. Key features of stock include; Stock is made from bones with only a small amount of meat attached to them. Bones are often roasted before simmering which improves flavour, but reduces nutrient density. Bones are cooked for between 20 minutes and 2 hours at a high heat. So, what does that all...

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3 Surefire Ways to Recover From Antibiotic Use

3 Surefire Ways to Recover From Antibiotic Use

Antibiotics - a bit of a catch Twenty-two So, you’re feeling throaty, chesty, raspy, think you might have an ear infection – or maybe you’re just feeling ‘bleh’ and want to figure out why. Among the many things that send us to the Doctor are viral infections. Most of us, as frustrating as they are, would hope for a viral diagnosis over a bacterial one, as they usually only require rest and there is no need for prescribed medications. Although we try to avoid antibiotic use, it must be said that in circumstances where ones’ health is at serious risk...

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Alison Bell
Is It Cold - Or Is It Just Me?

Is It Cold - Or Is It Just Me?

As she leaves us with devastation in her wake, it appears, at least for the Sunshine Coast, that Cyclone Debbie has also prompted a quick, cool change in the weather. Granted, twenty-three degrees Celsius is not the coldest it could be, it

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