I’m sure some of you have heard of the new kid in town. Bone broth. I am glad that this is ‘new’ trend is spreading all over social media. It’s not exactly new exactly a new food. It is one of the best broths you can give to your immune system. Just think about it. regular broth comes from the outside of the chicken or your preference of poultry. But Bone broth goes further than that. You are consuming the vitamins and minerals from the broken down bones which have powerful healing properties. So how exactly is it made and what are it’s benefits? Let’s start of with the basic question. . .
What is Bone Broth?
Bone broth has been used for thousands of years by cultures around the globe. Bone broth is pretty much broken down chicken or any other animal bones simmered in a pot of water. Dressed up in vegetables and a few seasonings. The simmering extracts amino acids, collagen, and minerals from the bones into the broth.
Is Store Bough Broth good?
Just like every other food that we grab from the grocery store to satisfy our quick fix. It is not the best choice. Homemade is always best. But don’t fret. Here are some tips to take with you when searching for the best sore bough broth
- Look for broth with no MSG
- Diss the labels with “natural flavors” on it. Don’t be fooled. Most brands with these words have the most artificial ingredients.
- check the freezer isle. Frozen broth means fresh.
Here’s a group of the best bone broths out there that are close to the real thing.
What are the benefits?
- Protects Joints
Think about it this way. You’re stealing the animal bones Collagen. boiling bone makes Gelatin. With Gelatin comes Collagen has a huge amount of three important factors that build strong tissue to keep your joints strong: amino acid, glycine, and proline.
2.It’s all in the G’s. Take Gelatin. Get strong Gut.
Gelatin is shown to restore strength of the gut lining and fighting food sensitivities such as wheat and diary. Not a fan of kombucha? Broth is another option to a probiotic drink. Gelatin also helps with the growth of good bacteria to support a healthy gut and digestive tract.
- gelatin= great skin. Collagen helps form elastin and other compounds within skin that are responsible for maintaining skin’s youthful tone, texture and appearance.
3. Support Immune System
Bone broth is one of the most beneficial foods to consume to restore gut health and therefore support immune system function and healthy inflammation response. Collagen/gelatin and the amino acids proline, glutamine and arginine help seal these openings in the gut lining and support gut integrity.
4. Boosts Detox
Nowadays, the average person is exposed to many environmental toxins, pesticides, artificial ingredients and chemicals of all sorts. While the human body has its own means of detoxifying itself from heavy metals and other toxic exposures, it often has a hard time keeping up. Bone broth is considered a powerful detoxification agent since it helps the digestive system expel waste and promotes the liver’s ability to remove toxins, helps maintain tissue integrity, and improves the body’s use of antioxidants.
Bone broth contains potassium and glycine, which support both cellular and liver detoxification.
Already on the Broth Train? How are you enjoying it?
Newbies! Did I catch your attention? Will you be trying it soon?
Comment below and let me know 🙂