The Importance of End-Product Testing

In the US cosmetics and personal care products, typically mixtures of 5-20 individual ingredients, are generally self-regulated. The United States and Food and Drug Administration’s guidance is limited to advising manufacturers that their products should be “…safe under labeled or customary conditions of use,” although no formal standard exists for this term. Products may be […]

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Healing Chicken Bone Broth Recipe

Branch Basics Chicken Soup with Bone Broth Recipe

Chicken bone broth has been considered throughout history as a base for traditional healing soups in cultures around the world. The bones and meat from healthy, organic, pasture-raised chickens release an abundant array of powerful micro nutrients, amino acids, antioxidants, and minerals into the water when simmered for hours at a low temperature. The resultant […]

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Pumpkin Series: Pumpkin Spice Latte

‘Tis the season for the famed Pumpkin Spice Latte, made popular by Starbucks and made healthy by simply swapping some not-so-great ingredients (refined sugar, carrageenan and “natural flavors”) with healthy, nutrient-giving ones. A plethora of healthy versions abound, but this is one of our favorites, inspired by WellnessMama…thanks, Katie!! There are few things that offer […]

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