Kaayla T. Daniel, PhD, is Vice President of the Weston A. Price Foundation and on the Board of Directors of the Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund. Her books are The Whole Soy Story: The Dark Side of America's Favorite Health Food (2005) and Nourishing Broth with Sally Fallon Morell (Fall 2014).

Sally’s Best Roast Beef for Easter

by Sally Fallon Morell For Easter dinner, we traditionally serve roast beef.  Normally I opt for exclusively grass-fed beef, but make an exception at Easter in order to get a roast that has plenty of fat on it. When we are in California for Easter,  visiting family, we make the trek to the … [Read more...]

Broth’s the Rx at People’s Pharmacy

Terry and Joe Graedon of NPR's People's Pharmacy say it's time to "turn back the kitchen clock and eat like our ancestors."   Part of that wisdom is consuming good, old-fashioned broth.   Tune in to their interview with Sally Fallon Morell  about the healing power of Nourishing … [Read more...]

Can Broth Resurrect You from the Dead?

There's a  South American proverb that says "Good broth will resurrect the dead."   I always thought that was a bit of stretcher but I spent close to two years writing Nourishing Broth and looking for the evidence anyway.    I'm into living forever after all.    Much to my dismay, I found that broth … [Read more...]

Cavewomen Drink Broth

My friend Esther Blum has "broth fever."  I think broth's "souper."   So we got together recently over some cups of “meat tea” to talk about it.    We'd like to share some of the highlights of our conversation, including: How broth can help you get your health groove back How broth can help … [Read more...]

Got Calcium? How Much is Really in your Bone Broth?

Lots of people think there's plenty of calcium in a cup of bone broth.   Some even say it's equivalent to the calcium found in a glass of milk.     But thinking doesn't make it so. The truth is, the calcium content of homemade bone broth doesn’t even come close.    The most important study on the … [Read more...]

Confused about Broth, Glutamine and MSG? Here’s the Facts

Confused about broth, glutamine and MSG?    Lots of people are, so let's clear up the confusion once and for all. First of all, glutamine is not MSG.   Rather, glutamine is a conditionally essential amino acid that is critical for gut, brain and immune health.   That said, some people sensitive … [Read more...]

Talking Turkey: What’s that Broth in your Butterball? And What to Inject in your Turkey Instead.

Is your turkey “in the soup”? The answer is “yes” if you are dining on a Butterball or other supermarket chicken that’s been pumped and plumped with broth.  While that might sound beneficial, commercial “broth” injections are nearly always tricked out with soy oil, MSG, sugar and even gluten.   … [Read more...]

“Corpse Juice” and Other Creepy Foods!

It happens every Halloween --  blood-curdling photos of chicken feet “clawing” their way out of bowls of festering broth.  Organ meats such as heart, liver, kidneys, sweetbread, tripe and the "naughty bits" are other traditional foods valued for their high "creep factor." It’s a grave mistake … [Read more...]

Sip a Skin Smoothie!

"Sip a Skin Smoothie!"   That's Tip # 10 in InStyle magazine's cover article "Ten Ways to Erase 10 Years" which can found inside on page 223-224 of the November 2014 issue under the title “Ten Ways to Glow for It This Winter.” Along with the expected powders, blushers, bronzers and peels, the … [Read more...]

Dr. Prudden’s 31 Cases:  Treating Cancer with Bovine Tracheal Cartilage 

In Nourishing Broth, I discuss the life’s work of Dr. John F. Prudden (1920-1998), who found that bovine tracheal cartilage had a powerful and consistently positive effect on wound healing, arthritis, cancer and other diseases. Proof of the effectiveness of his cancer treatments came out in 1985 … [Read more...]