COLLAGEN PEPTIDES + BONE BROTH: WHAT’S THE DIFF?

You’re drinking bone broth each and every day and you’re being careful about what you eat. So do you really need to be downing those powdered collagen protein supplements? And what’s the difference between the two anyway? Let’s start with the definitions. Bone broth is actually a hybrid of broth and stock. The base is […]

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Hands Down: The Best Collagen? Think Again.

I love my dermatologist.    She’s efficient, kind and incredibly talented at spotting even the most unsuspecting moles or skin abnormalities that an untrained eye (such as my own) would miss.      Last summer, at my twice annual mole check, she detected a tiny, pink spot on my back that she didn’t like the […]

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Do I Need Powdered Collagen?

With the growing awareness of gut health, gut dysfunction and the gut brain axis, a plethora of products have popped on the market, each claiming to be a panacea of one sort or another. Some are valid. Probiotics undoubtedly can play a significant role in healing a leaky gut, as can fermented foods;  shifting away […]

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CAN HAVING PETS BOOST GUT HEALTH ?

It’s no surprise that having a pet is good for mental health. They give us unconditional love, they are always there when we need an ear (without offering unsolicited advice),  can reduce stress, anxiety, and depression, ease loneliness, encourage exercise and playfulness, and even improve your cardiovascular health. Caring for an animal can help children […]

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