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Alison Bell
Collagen Vs. Gelatin – What’s the Difference?

Collagen Vs. Gelatin – What’s the Difference?

Written by Jordan Pie. Two of the trendiest gut healing foods right now are gelatin and collagen. If you’ve been following me for a while, you may know that I often use them in lots of the recipes i share. And for good reason! They’re both packed with amino acids that provide a tonne of different health benefits. When it comes to the health benefits of gelatin and collagen, they’re actually identical. That’s because gelatin is the cooked form of collagen (the cooking gives it a very different texture and is what gives them different uses, more on that below!)....

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Alison Bell
8 Reasons to Try Bone Broth

8 Reasons to Try Bone Broth

Written by Jordan Pie, Changing Habits Nutritionist & GAPS Practitioner. From a healthy gut to stronger and healthier skin, hair and nails, there are many benefits to consuming bone broth. Traditional foods such as cultured dairy, cultured vegetables, bone broth and stocks have been consumed for thousands of years because they contain incredible health benefits. Bone broth or stock was a way our ancestors honoured the whole animal. They used the parts they couldn't eat directly such as the bones, ligaments, bone marrow, tendons and feet, and boiled them in water over a period of days. By simmering these parts...

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Alison Bell
Why Bone Broth Is Good For You?

Why Bone Broth Is Good For You?

Written by David Perlmutter MD. I speak often about the benefits of making bone broth a dietary staple because it is tied to some really terrific health benefits that are well supported by scientific literature. In particular, bone broth is a fantastic source of important nutrients like collagen, glycosaminoglycans, proline, glutamine, and glycine. But why are these nutrients so important for our health? Collagen Collagen is one of the most important types of protein in the human body because it is the fundamental component of various connective tissues including cartilage, ligaments, tendons, and even our skin. This makes it a...

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Alison Bell
The Wonders of Collagen

The Wonders of Collagen

8 Amazing Ways the Body Benefits from Collagen Consumption It’s an important piece of information that many who consume bone broth don’t already know… It’s packed with collagen. You might wonder what that even means, how it affects you and what collagen can actually do for you. Well, that’s what I’m here for. WHAT IS COLLAGEN To understand how it works, we must first understand what it is. In short, Collagen is the basic structure of bone, tendons, hair, skin, and connective tissues. When cooked, it forms into gelatin. Collagen is a pure, clear protein containing amino acids. Its consistency...

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