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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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Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?

Are High-Fat Diets Bad for the Microbiome?

Written by Chris Kresser Those in the Paleo and ancestral health communities have a tendency to follow high-fat, low-carb diets. After all, when you cut out grains, you naturally cut out a lot of carbs. But are there downsides? What happens to our microbiome on a high-fat diet? If you’ve been following my work for a while, you won’t be surprised when I say, “It depends.” In this episode we discuss: Questions to ask about these findings High fiber and its impact on high-fat diets Low-carb, low-fiber diets can be detrimental Each person responds to high-fat diets differently Chris Kresser: Hey,...

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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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Alison Bell
Vegan Propaganda and Meat: Separating Fact From Fiction

Vegan Propaganda and Meat: Separating Fact From Fiction

Written by Michael Joseph, MSc Many people love animals, and some of us make the ethical decision not to eat them. That is absolutely fine and as an animal lover, it’s definitely something I can respect. While I personally don’t think a vegan diet is optimal, I recognize that with careful formulation it is possible to be healthy on a vegan diet. In truth, humans around the world have demonstrated good health on a variety of different diets – the main key is the avoidance of industrial junk foods. So, this article is not an attack on veganism—which is a personal...

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