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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
How to Maximise Your Post Workout Recovery

How to Maximise Your Post Workout Recovery

Bone broth and exercise. While they may seem an unlikely pair, they are in fact an ideal couple. Think Brangelina, Kim and Kanye, Miley and Liam. They’re the kind of celebrity couples that are super popular amongst we, the public, because they just work so well together. Likewise, bone broth and exercise are two things that work incredibly well to support each other. Exercise is a massive part of daily life for many of us. Whether you’re into heavy triathlon training, you prefer doing casual laps at the pool or group classes get you going, letting your body recover properly...

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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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Alison Bell
The Must Have For All Athletes

The Must Have For All Athletes

Summer is fast approaching, and more people are returning to activity and sport. Some are getting back into seasonal competition, others have started training to shed a few of those winter kilo's. Whether you are a weekend warrior, getting fit or a professional athlete, it is important to restore fluids and electrolytes lost through sweat during intense training or activity in the Australian heat! Bone broth is the perfect post workout drink as it contains a good dose of electrolytes in the form of: calcium, magnesium, potassium, sodium and phosphorus. These minerals are easily absorbed by the body in liquid...

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