Studies show only 42% of women who have a mastectomy will undergo breast reconstruction surgery because it can be traumatic and have unpredictable results. LIFE AFTER BREAST CANCER FUND believe women deserve better. It want to see the same dedication and resolve going into breast reconstruction surgery as there has been in fighting breast cancer itself. With 40% of women suffering from depression after a mastectomy, this matters. Please help them change lives. All proceeds from my book on this website will go to this fund:Life After Breast Cancer Fund

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The Healing Benefits of Bone Broth

One of the many easy and inexpensive recipes for immune boosting nutrition I am always trying to give myself a varied yet healthy diet that boosts my immune system and is easy to prepare, which leads me to bone broth. Bone broth is a giant leap ahead of what we know as stock. Lets not get confused. Stock is made from animal carcasses and simmered for a couple of hours. But bone broth is in an entirely different league all together and is now being recognized for it’s incredible health benefits. And the best of all – it is so easy and inexpensive to make – you just need to have a butcher nearby!They say chicken soup is good for the soul, and bone broth is just that with the addition of being good for the body too. It helps with many health issues and the following are just a few of them: – overcomes food intolerances and allergies (including asthma) – good at improving joint health – reduces inflammation, arthiritis – reduces cellulite – boosts the immune system That’s because bone broths are nutrient-dense, easy to digest, rich in flavor and–they boost healing. Gently simering the bones – not boiling – causes the bones and ligaments to release magical healing compounds like collagen, proline, glycine, and glutamine. And with the minerals it contains are easily absorbed by your body. Minerals such as: calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, silicon, sulphur and others. It also contain chondroitin sulphates and glucosamine – which are compounds in expensive supplements bought to reduce inflammation, arthritis and joint pain. Crucially, convenience store bought “broth” is often not real broth at all. It is literally chemically produced meat flavouring and preservatives with […]

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