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The Ultimate Bone Broth

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 20 July 2021
The Ultimate Bone Broth
So, what is bone broth?
Here's the highlights: Make the soup from bones, such as beef, poultry or fish.
Cook it over a long period of time, 12-48 hours.
Flavor the soup with vegetables and fresh herbs for added nutrients and taste.
After cooking, strain the liquid broth and store in the fridge or freezer. Then, consume the broth as a warm beverage, a base to cook legumes and grains or for a favorite soup or stew.
It's super easy to make, especially when using the carcass of the ...
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Bone Broth Recipe

Posted on 20 July 2021
Bone Broth Recipe
We prefer chicken bone broth over others. It has such a soothing, smooth taste and is particularly calming to the tummy.
However, you can use the bones from any healthy animal. I recommend using an organically raised, pastured animal that is grain-free and antibiotic free. The quality of healing will be a reflection of the quality of food we are eating. So, choose wisely! Ideally, you want your broth to be the consistency of jelly when cooled...the jigglier the better. This ensures that it is...
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Apricot Seeds: Do They Fight Cancer?

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 17 July 2021
Apricot Seeds: Do They Fight Cancer?
Although they were thoroughly debunked in the 1970s as anti-cancer agents, products made from apricot pits continue to be aggressively marketed to unsuspecting patients. The idea that apricot seeds could fight cancer arose because apricot pits contain a substance called amygdalin. Laboratory research into laetrile, a synthetic version of amygdalin, has produced contradictory results. Do apricot seeds fight cancer? What is vitamin B17?
The idea that such products could fight cancer ar...
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Chicken and Quinoa Soup

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 16 July 2021
Chicken and Quinoa Soup
Nutrition is important and nothing is more comforting than a bowl of chicken soup for cancer patients when not feeling well. So, I created a hearty chicken and Quinoa soup recipe. It is important what you eat and chicken soup is a good diet for cancer patients because it is easy on the stomach. A hearty version of chicken soup for cancer patients actually became one our  family favorites.  This recipe makes a big pot to have throughout the week making it the perfect comfort food...
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Ginger to Reduce Nausea from Chemo

Posted by Geoff Beaty on 14 July 2021
Ginger to Reduce Nausea from Chemo
Ginger has been touted for its health benefits for thousands of years and has long been used in China as a medicinal practice to reduce nausea. Ginger was used by the ancient Greeks to prevent nausea after feasting. Recent studies suggest that it may help people with chemotherapy-induced nausea as well. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) is derived from the root of the ginger plant. It can be taken as a supplement, or used as a food, a drink or as a spice added to your favorite foods. As a food, ...
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