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Bone broth is made from slow simmering animal bones in a pot. It sounds like a straightforward concept, but what happens is actually quite complex.

BONE BROTH FASTING

BONE BROTH FASTING

Fasting offers a wealth of benefits. It’s one of the most powerful tools we have for restoring the body and achieving a state of optimal health. While you may have tried juice fasting before – or maybe you’re a regular practitioner! – bone broth fasting is a relatively new wellness trend. Because bone broth is such a rich source of essential amino acids and protein, including gut-healing glutamine and age-defying collagen, a bone broth fast offers unique health benefits that you won’t get from juice cleansing alone.

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WHAT IS COLLAGEN AND WHY IS IT SO GOOD FOR ME?

WHAT IS COLLAGEN AND WHY IS IT SO GOOD FOR ME?

Collagen is a protein that’s found throughout our bodies, and we need it to keep our bones, teeth, and joints strong. It’s found in cartilage, ligaments, even our hair. When your body has plenty of collagen, you’re more likely to have beautiful-looking hair, skin, and nails. It’s also a key protein for digestive health, supporting the stomach, esophagus, and the small and large intestines.

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WHAT IS BONE BROTH, EXACTLY?

WHAT IS BONE BROTH, EXACTLY?

It’s quite simply the world’s most perfect food – an infusion of all the richness and nourishment that Mother Nature can cook up for us.
Bone broth is also one of our most ancient foods. Bone broth is made from slow simmering animal bones in a pot. It sounds like a straightforward concept, but what happens is actually quite complex.

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BABS perspective on food, nutrition & lifestyle

“Everyting is the result of a consciously selected and consistently practiced lifestyle – the best way to keep your body working as it should.”

A FEW WORDS ON SALT

A FEW WORDS ON SALT

“There are two things of utmost importance in the world: sun and salt.” Natural History, Pliny the Elder   ONE OF THE  INGREDIENTS IN OUR BONE BROTH IS CELTIC SALT. WE CHOOSE EVERY INGREDIENT WITH CARE AND WITH A REASON. WE USE THE CELTIC SALT NOT ONLY FOR ITS...

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5 EASY WAYS TO RESET YOUR BODY

5 EASY WAYS TO RESET YOUR BODY

Our bodies are hard at work 24/7 – digesting food, assimilating nutrients, repairing damage, removing waste, and ensuring every system, organ, and cell has what it needs to function properly.
There’s a lot going on. But, because these processes are automatic, we tend to overlook what happens inside. Instead, we focus on keeping up with our busy, often stressful lives.

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WHY COOKING WITH PORK LARD IS A HEALTHY MOVE

WHY COOKING WITH PORK LARD IS A HEALTHY MOVE

Move over avocado and coconut oil – there’s a new healthy fat in the kitchen pantry. Pork fat, also known as lard, has been making its way into paleo recipes and a new wave of healthy dishes over the past couple of years.

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STOP DIETING – IT DOESN’T WORK

STOP DIETING – IT DOESN’T WORK

Most people who want to lose a few extra pounds decide to radically limit their caloric intake. In practice, this often means reducing portion sizes or the number of meals eaten without duly analyzing their quality or nutritional value. In fact, what you eat is far...

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Interview with Dirk de Bruin (our supplier of the beef bones)

Interview with Dirk de Bruin (our supplier of the beef bones)

At BABS, we are fortunate to work with a number of truly remarkable food producers, including Dirk de Bruin of Zorg & Natuur in The Netherlands, which is one of our beef bone suppliers. Through their hard work, they are demonstrating the immense impact sustainable and ethical food production can have on society. We want to share their stories with you so we’ve gone out into the field to interview them in person.

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WHY LOCAL FOOD IS BETTER

WHY LOCAL FOOD IS BETTER

Every time you buy local food, you’re making a choice that benefits your health, your community and the environment. When you think about it, buying local is one of the most impactful and rewarding steps we can take to make the world a better place. It’s a simple...

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BABS EXPERIENCE WITH PERMACULTURE ETHICS

BABS EXPERIENCE WITH PERMACULTURE ETHICS

Permaculture is a science-based philosophy that looks at the ways we – humans, plants, animals and the planet itself, the air, water and soil – interact and impact one another. As we grow to understand the ways we are interconnected, we can make better decisions in our own lives to improve our personal experience of life, and through that, make our communities – local, national and global –better places to live for everyone.

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GET YOUR PROTEINS RIGHT!

GET YOUR PROTEINS RIGHT!

Few of us know that proteins cannot be properly synthesized without fats and vitamins. These substances form a friendly allied army in the complicated biochemical processes taking place inside our body. So, they can’t be overlooked in any sensible, healthy diet. If...

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Get Your Fats Right

Get Your Fats Right

Fat: That Terrifying Boogeyman?Healthy fats are those that are rich in nutrients and have fed numerous generations over thousands of years. All of them should come from small, noncommercial, certified organic farms. Sometimes your friends’ small farms may not have...

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10 TIPS TO GETTING BACK IN SHAPE – THE EFFECTIVE WAY

10 TIPS TO GETTING BACK IN SHAPE – THE EFFECTIVE WAY

The trick too successful weight loss is not setting up a dreaded diet and exercise program. The key lies not in limiting, restricting, or pressuring yourself. The way to get in good shape, and beyond, is to embrace a higher quality of life and better health. Here are ten effective tips to start you off right with your new lifestyle.

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Why You Should Be Cooking with Tallow Fat

Why You Should Be Cooking with Tallow Fat

Why You Should Be Cooking with Tallow Fat If you’re like most people, you’ve never cooked with tallow fat before.Most of us grew up under the mantra: skip the animal fat and bring on those unsaturated plant-based oils! But, now we’re finding that a lot of the...

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HOW TO WORKOUT THE RIGHT WAY

HOW TO WORKOUT THE RIGHT WAY

You have to exercise to be healthy, right? Definitely! We all know that regular physical activity is essential for having a healthy body and mind. Working out helps us to stay in shape, to reduce stress, to live longer, and to prevent disease. The only problem is, if...

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Why we need to give our gut a break

Why we need to give our gut a break

Why we need to give our gut a break Gut health is about more than just digestive health. Above all, a healthy gut is connected to immune health – 80% of your immune system is in your gut. Because of this, when your gut isn’t in optimal condition, your body is...

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Industrial vs. Organic; The Use of Antibiotics in Animals

Industrial vs. Organic; The Use of Antibiotics in Animals

First, it’s important to keep in mind, industrial farming techniques are relatively new. What we think of when we say commercial, conventional, or industrial farming – the use of chemical fertilizers, developed seed varieties, and heavily mechanized methods – only started about mid-way through the 20th century.

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Butchery – a traditional line of work

Butchery – a traditional line of work

As consumers, the quest for healthy eating is more complicated than simply reading labels and avoiding processed foods. When you dig deeper, you’ll always find that the tastiest, most nutritious, most responsible foods are those with the richest stories. “I sell meat...

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