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Hot, salty bone broth. Fasting again.

Discussion in 'Fasting' started by wiflib, Nov 6, 2017.

  1. Pinkorchid

    Pinkorchid Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Where do you buy bones these days. I know most butchers used to sell them but where I live all the local butcher shops have long gone
     
    #21 Pinkorchid, Nov 10, 2017 at 5:56 PM
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    Pinkorchid Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    There is no way I could drink that if it had fat on the top
     
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  3. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    Morrison's sell them but they are (IMHO) a bit in the pricey side.
     
  4. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I got mine from Morrison’s, they are really good at providing all the nose to tail.
     
  5. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I got two big marrowbones for two quid. Butchers are the best source though and far cheaper.
     
  6. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Don’t then. Wait for it to go cold and remove it. It’s what I do.
     
  7. Chook

    Chook Type 2 · Expert

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    I recently for a carrier bag full from my local butcher (sadly I had to share the marrowbone with my dogs). :( The butcher doesn't want payment precisely... he just indicates to his Guide Dogs for the Blind box.
     
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    we pay £1 a carrier bag from the butcher on the high street.

    Sometimes it is 6-9 chicken carcasses in a bag. Sometimes it is an entire cow leg bone or two chopped into 4 or 5 pieces. Sometimes it is half a lamb spine and ribs. Sometimes pork.

    Superb value for money when I get enough meat off those chicken barcasses to feed ourselves and the dogs for a day or two, as well as making the bone broth.

    Edited to add: Then, whenever I cook I save the bones, throwing them into a bag in the freezer and bringing them out when the bag is full enough to justify a simmer. I have a full bag now, and the next bone broth will be chicken, pork and lamb, all together. Makes a fab base for a soup - in this case broccoli and stilton.
     
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    #28 Brunneria, Nov 10, 2017 at 7:29 PM
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  9. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Day 7. I’ve just woken up and my BS is 4.7
    I’ve no intention of eating today, I don’t feel hungry but most importantly, I haven’t decided what to break my fast with yet! At the moment it’s a toss up between lamb ribs and a hot, prefecty boiled egg with best butter and salt.
     
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    Random thought (and slight derailment, for which I apologise).

    When you look at a bone after bone brothing, can you tell it has been brothed?

    If I use vinegar in the water, the bones go a bit crumbly. Which is a sign the nutrients have been removed into the liquid. But did early man use a vinegar-like equivalent?

    I am just wondering if there is any sign of Brothing to be found in the bones from rubbish tips on archaeological digs?
     
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  11. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Interesting thought. Maybe some very tart berries such as rose hips or sloes would do the same?
     
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  12. bulkbiker

    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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    As an ex-archaeologist I can safely say I have absolutely no idea but I'll have a dig around if you like.

    Edit to add that wasn't in fact deliberate.. but I quite like it anyway...
     
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    bulkbiker Type 2 · Oracle

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  14. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    paulus1 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    sorry but eww. i saw the programme on diets. im sure its healthy. but no ta.
     
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    lucylocket61 Type 2 · Expert

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    great pun
     
  17. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    It’s cold out there so I’m tucked up in bed with the electric blanket on, pondering my week and watching Blue Planet.

    I haven’t eaten today and I couldn’t even manage half a mug of bone broth earlier. I’ve had a couple of coffees with a bit of cream in which I wasn’t fussed about either. I’m simply not hungry as such. I could eat something but that hunger that tells you to eat is simply not there, so I’ve decided to carry on until eating is an absolute necessity.

    The only thing my body is telling me to have is salt and iced water so that’s what I’m having and it’s nice having something to crunch on.

    I was watching Jason Fung earlier too, he makes such sense.
     
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    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Day 8.
    Feeling a little tired but not properly hungry. I must be deep in ketosis as people are recoiling at my breath!

    My day isn’t over yet either and I’m looking forward to broth and coffee when I get home.
     
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    #38 wiflib, Nov 13, 2017 at 6:05 PM
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    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Day 10.
    I had a day of heavy physical activity yesterday and carried on for six hours, only needing fluid. I'm still not hungry and I had another batch of hot broth when I got in so in total, I had two coffees with a splash of cream in, a mug of broth with the fat skimmed off and a tiny bit of beef picked off a bone.
    I'm not hungry at the moment either but I've noticed I have feelings I could eat at the same time every day, around 18.00
    My bloods are a very stable 4's and I'm losing weight.
     
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  20. wiflib

    wiflib Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    I rescued some bread today (I work for The Real Junk Food Project) and it dawned on me that I could easily eat a vast quantity of **** right now. A white bread cheese sandwich with lots of butter and pickle, crisps, toast, chocolate, biscuits...
    Whereas if I were to break my fast, all I could manage would be a small steak or a couple of eggs.
     
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