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What Is Bone Broth?

If you’ve been keeping up with food trends and modern diets, there’s a good chance you’ve heard about bone broth once, twice, or even a hundred times.Despite all the buzz surrounding bone broth, there are still many people who may not fully understand what bone broth actually is. What is bone broth?What is bone broth made of?Bone broth is made by boiling animal bones and connective tissue for hours and then simmering with herbs and veggies for added flavor and nutrition. We are often asked, ‘Is bone broth the same as stock?’, and the answer is NO. Stock isn’t simmered as long as broth, so it doesn’t contain the beneficial ingredients that aid in digestion and support the immune system.OWL...

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Meet Vivian, OWL’s director of events and partnerships!

It’s been an exciting summer at OWL! Not only did we open our HQ on Abbot Kinney, we began hosting events and workshops that have helped us share our love for wellness and connect with the Venice community.With all the new happenings at the HQ, we realized our need for another set of hands that could help us curate our events and health-conscious workshops. Fortunately, we had already met the perfect person… Meet Vivian, OWL’s director of events and partnerships! Vivian was first introduced to OWL at Erewhon, where she was working in nutrition. After hearing about the OWL Gut Reset Cleanse, she immediately signed up. “I was obsessed. I loved the whole idea. The fasting, the fact that the...

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5 Reasons to Get Your Bone Broth On This Fall

What do you think of when you think of fall?As soon as October arrives we find that our thoughts constantly drift to Halloween costumes, corn mazes, apple picking, chunky sweaters, and nights around the fire. Call us basic, but we can’t get enough of all that comes with autumn! As soon as October arrives we find that our thoughts constantly drift to Halloween costumes, corn mazes, apple picking, chunky sweaters, and nights around the fire. Call us basic, but we can’t get enough of all that comes with autumn! Even though we love all of our bone broth elixirs, we have to admit that autumn has us picking favorites. We can’t seem to stop reaching for turkey, bison, and beef...

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Why Everyone Should Do an Elimination Diet.

When many people hear the word ‘diet’, their mind jumps to restriction and calorie counting. But not all diets are the same! While there are many diets that focus on weight loss (Weight Watchers, Atkins, Jenny Craig, etc.), there are also many diets designed to improve overall well-being. Did you know that those struggling with chronic issues like epilepsy, heart disease, high blood pressure, and type-2 diabetes may be able to improve their symptoms by adopting new eating patterns? It’s true! There are diets for all of these conditions including the paleo diet, GAPS diet, and the ketogenic diet. But when it comes to indigestion and IBS, there’s one diet that can help pinpoint specific trigger foods: The elimination diet....

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What’s in Store at the OWL HQ!

Opening the OWL HQ has been such a dream for us! Since our opening party in July, we’ve felt so welcomed by the local community and are grateful that many of our neighbors share our passion for wellness. Our shop is now open every day of the week (see hours below) and we regularly host events and workshops (keep an eye out for what’s coming up in October)! As summer comes to a close, we’re stocking our shelves with some new goods that will help us usher in the fall season. If you’re looking for a unique gift or want to treat yourself to something special, stop in soon or place your order online! Here’s a peek at the goodies...

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