Blog — cold & flu

Alison Bell
7 Tips to Stay Safe From Coronavirus

7 Tips to Stay Safe From Coronavirus

Written by Alison Bell It seems near impossible to avoid hearing about Coronavirus every day at the moment. When the media start using words such as epidemic and pandemic, it naturally evokes fear and panic. This turns to excitement, holding your attention on their space which is brilliant for the media ad space. Panic sells.  Social Media "reporters" and bloggers claim to report the "truth", but unfortunately for the most part is full of unsubstantiated theories and opinion evoking even more fear than the mainstream media.  There is very little chance of actually dying from this disease compared with other epidemic illnesses such as ebola. If on...

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Alison Bell
9 Favourite Ways to Warm Up This Winter

9 Favourite Ways to Warm Up This Winter

Our Top 10 Tricks to Beat the Big Chill Winter. While spectacularly beautiful and somewhat refreshing after an intensely sweaty summer season, it can be downright freezing to the point of being intensely uncomfortable. Keeping warm in these chillier months becomes a top priority for all of us. While comfort is key, it’s also great to be mindful of our impact on the environment. Cranking up the heater, while a great temporary fix, can ultimately do damage to the environment and to our hip pockets. So, what else can we do? Lots! Here a just a few suggestions to help...

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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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