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Alison Bell
Bone Broth: The Best Winter Food For the Skin

Bone Broth: The Best Winter Food For the Skin

Collagen-peptide supplementation, according to the National Library of Medicine, could be an effective treatment for improving hydration, elasticity, and wrinkling in human skin. LosingWeightFast.com.au wellness guru Adams O'Brien swears by bone broth for youthful and supple skin and is a big fan of its skin-boosting properties. "I highly recommend it to anyone who wants clear, firm skin," says O'Brien. "Bone soup contains minerals that nourish skin cells and have therapeutic potential in body inflammation, as well as on a diet." So, if you're craving something warm on these chilly and rainy days, consider swapping out chicken noodle soup for bone...

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Alison Bell
Collagen Vs. Gelatin – What’s the Difference?

Collagen Vs. Gelatin – What’s the Difference?

Written by Jordan Pie, Nutritionist & GAPS Practitioner. Two of the trendiest gut healing foods right now are gelatin and collagen. If you’ve been following me for a while, you may know that I often use them in lots of the recipes i share. And for good reason! They’re both packed with amino acids that provide a tonne of different health benefits. When it comes to the health benefits of gelatin and collagen, they’re actually identical. That’s because gelatin is the cooked form of collagen (the cooking gives it a very different texture and is what gives them different uses, more...

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8 Reasons to Try Bone Broth

8 Reasons to Try Bone Broth

Written by Jordan Pie, 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 of 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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