Blog — MSG

Alison Bell
Why some people can’t just jump into bone broth

Why some people can’t just jump into bone broth

Written by Dr KellyAnn Petrucci I call bone broth “liquid gold” because it’s loaded with nutrients that heal your gut, erase your wrinkles, soothe your joints, and make you feel good all over. But it also contains one nutrient that can give a few people some trouble at first. That nutrient is glutamine—and I want to talk about it today. First, here’s a little background. Glutamine is an amino acid that plays many roles in your body. You need glutamine to keep your immune system healthy, to help you recover from wounds and illnesses, and to build your muscles. It’s...

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Alison Bell

The Most Nutritious Elixir

The Most Nutritious Elixir

Written by Casey Thaler It's been a long, rewarding day... Your ancient ancestral tribe of hunter-gatherers have just finished a long overdue, fruitful hunt. Everyone in the tribe is hungry and excited. As you look on, they're harvesting every part of the dead animal.   Mouth-watering muscle and organ meats are taken first. Even things that can't be eaten are scavenged to make clothing, weapons and tools later on. Everything is precious. Nothing is wasted. But what about the parts of the animal too tough to chew? What about those that don't work so well for shelter, weapons or clothing? What about the bones,...

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Bone Broth and MSG: What You Need to Know Now

Bone Broth and MSG: What You Need to Know Now

Written by Kaayla T. Daniel Glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid that is critical for gut, brain and immune health.  It’s also taken by many bodybuilders and other athletes to enhance muscle building and to speed recovery from injuries and overtraining. Despite its many virtues, glutamine has risks. High supplemental doses, as taken by some bodybuilders, have caused dizziness, headaches and neurological problems. But it’s not just people going overboard with supplements who are reacting poorly to glutamine. Many people today, especially autistic children, have problems metabolizing glutamine properly, a problem caused by multiple factors, including vitamin B6 deficiency, lead...

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