Blog — leaky gut

Alison Bell
The Gut Brain Connection

The Gut Brain Connection

The Truth Behind ‘Gut Feelings’  Sometimes, I get a feeling in the pit of my stomach when something huge is about to take place. It’s happened ever since I was a kid. It can sometimes be caused by dread, by excitement, by nerves, happiness or sadness. For years I thought it was unique to me; this gut feeling. As it turns out, it’s a feeling; a sensation and almost a knowing that all of us have. It all comes down to the existence of a network of neurons (about 100 million) that line our guts and have resulted in the...

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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
Resistant Starch – Why Leaky Gut Sufferers Should Avoid Grains.

Resistant Starch – Why Leaky Gut Sufferers Should Avoid Grains.

If you to suffer from leaky gut syndrome, you are likely to have also been through countless dietary adjustments to find a solution that suits your case and lifestyle. Healing a leaky gut is no simple or quick fix. There are obviously full diet plan options such as the GAPS diet, but if, like many people who suffer from this common but potentially debilitating ailment, you don’t want to completely miss out on foods you love, some minor dietary adjustments/additions might be your preferred avenue. Removing problematic foods and including foods that are gut healing can, depending in the severity...

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Alison Bell
Hippocrates - The Man Knew What He Was on About

Hippocrates - The Man Knew What He Was on About

Born around 460BC, Hippocrates was from Kos in Greece. Regarded as the greatest physician of his time, he is often referred to as the Father of Modern Medicine. [1] He was the first person to remove the link between religious superstition and medicine. He achieved this by establishing medicine as a science based on observation. Hippocrates also developed an understanding of how health is often influenced by the environment, by diet and by the failure of bodily functions. In short, he was a very smart man who knew his stuff and was ahead of his time. In addition to the all this,...

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