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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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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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Bone Broth... Drink It, Eat It, Bathe In It!

Bone Broth... Drink It, Eat It, Bathe In It!

Bathe in it? Really? Well… Personally, no. But it DOES happen. Our Broth of Life family do what we do because we love it. We also genuinely believe in it. To come across a product and make it the centre of your life is a pretty big thing, but for us it wasn’t difficult. The simple truth is that bone broth worked for us. We had a gut feeling (pardon the pun) that this wonderfully healing product could help us help many. And it has. How? You ask… By all means, let me tell you! The There’s a long list...

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