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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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Alison Bell
The Low Down on Bone Broth, Collagen & Gelatin

The Low Down on Bone Broth, Collagen & Gelatin

Here at Broth of Life, we are asked a multitude of questions from the origins of bone broth to the details of its contents and its nutritional value. One question that tends to come up quite frequently is around the difference between gelatin and collagen. Another is why bone broth is preferred over powdered gelatin and collagen products. What is the Difference Between Gelatin and Collagen? The reason the answer to this question can be so confusing is that gelatin is made of collagen. Collagen is the basic structure of bone, tendons, hair, skin, and connective tissues. Gelatin is quite...

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