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The Incredible Benefits of Bone Broth

The Incredible Benefits of Bone Broth

You may have heard of bone broth but are you aware of its health benefits? This product has been used for centuries to add flavour to meals and to boost wellbeing. Take a quick look at what bone broth is and find out why it’s so good for you. What is bone broth? If you pop what’s left of a roast chicken after dinner into a pot, cover it with water and let it simmer overnight, the result is a ‘bone broth’ which, when strained, is a nutritious liquid that contains all the benefits of the meat and bones. Bone...

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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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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 Fountain of Youth

The Fountain of Youth

  REFLECTIONS OF, THE WAY YOU USED TO BE (I hope you sang that) Has it happened to you yet? It happens to all of us. WHEN it happens just depends on genetics and our lifestyles. For me… I was about 33. I woke up, got out of bed. It was just another ordinary day. I looked in the mirror and… <’Agggggggghhhh!’… insert ‘Hitchcock-Psycho-style-scream’ here> ‘Um… When the heck did THIS happen? I’ve got more lines than Movie World! I mean, I know, the very wise, Jimmy Buffet, once said, ‘Wrinkles will only go where smiles have been,’ but I...

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