Keeping your Broth Safe

Do you worry about how long you can keep your broth safely in the frig?  Concerned about leaving it out on counter?  Want to know how to tell if your broth’s gone bad?   Stop worrying.  Here’s your answers. On average, your broth will be good for five days in the frig.  How long  will depend on … [Read more...]

Broth and Other Natural Remedies for Depression and Anxiety

What's good for the body is good for the brain.  That's why bone broth and other real foods should be the foundation of any healing protocol for depression and anxiety. To learn more, tune in to the interviews with Sally Fallon Morell and Kaayla T. Daniel, coauthors of Nourishing Broth, at this … [Read more...]

Mom on a Mission Wins Golden Plow Award

  Elaine Boland of Fields of Athenry Farm near Purcellville, Virginia, is a mom on a mission to heal chronic illness with nourishing broth. Her passion comes from knowing broth played a major role in restoring the health of her daughter Bernadette, who was diagnosed with Cushing Disease … [Read more...]

Broth for Weight Loss? Think Glutamine and the Gut

Can broth help us maintain a perfect weight?   Many old diet books advise we start each meal with a cup of broth or a bowl of soup.  The commonsense idea is to fill up sooner, eat less and meet our weight loss goals. Now a pilot study from Brazil suggests that glutamine could help us build a … [Read more...]

Is There a Natural Remedy for Cellulite? Think Bone Broth

  Is cellulite inevitable? Dr. Kaayla Daniel doesn't think so.  In this video she shares the good news that we don't need to be super skinny or super fit to get rid of it.    While it's true that cellulite is a matter of fat deposition, it's not caused by overweight or flabbiness.   … [Read more...]

Can Broth Heal Runner’s Knee?

Years ago Kimberly Hartke was diagnosed with chondromalacia patella, popularly known as runner's knee.   It’s a painful condition caused by degeneration of the knee cartilage and similar to osteoarthritis.   At age 49, doctors considered her too young for knee replacement surgery because man-made … [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...]

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...]