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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
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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