A true superfood, the benefits of bone broth for both health and beauty are outstanding. It’s a cheap, DIY nutritional supplement for all round health, but can also deliver exceptional results for specific ailments.
Bone broth is made by boiling bones for long enough that the nutrients are drawn out of the cartilage, marrow, and the bone itself. The stock becomes a rich source of all the good stuff that our bodies and brains are sustained by, including collagen, gelatin, glycine, proline, hyaluronic acid, chondroitin sulfate, calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium.
A great tasting broth can be drunk on it’s own. As an ingredient, it can be used in all kinds of dishes, such as for the base of soups and stews, and as the liquid for steam-sauteèing vegetables.
10 Compelling Benefits of Bone Broth
Bone Broth is exceptional for
- The Gut Bone Broth heals the Gut through decreasing inflammation in the gut lining, sealing the mucosal layer in the intestine, and aiding liver detoxification. It’s ideal for healing Leaky Gut.
- The Immune System The gut is the first port of call for the Immune System. If the gut lining is damaged, what should stay out of the body gets in, which sends the immune system into overdrive. An overactive immune system results in chronic systemic inflammation, which is the root cause of most of our modern disease. Bone Broth, through keeping the lining of the gut healthy, helps keep the immune system functioning as it should.
- The Joints Bone Broth is excellent for the joints as it contributes to high collagen levels in the body. Collagen is concentrated in the joints and connective tissues. The hyaluronic acid contained in bone broth works synergistically with gelatin to lubricate joints. And the glucosamine and chondroiton reduces joint pain.
- The Bones Bone Broth is a great source of calcium, which is essential for bone production and density.
- The Brain Bone broth improves cognition and reduces depression because of the way glycine targets particular receptors in the brain.
- Beauty Bone Broth keeps skin, hairr and nails healthy, as collagen triggers the synthesis of new collagen fibres in our own bodies.
- Sleep Bone Broth can help you get a good night’s sleep by decreasing core body temperature and increasing cutaneous blood flow.
- Insulin Sensitivity Because of the hormone adiponcetin, which is found in the fat tissue of bone marrow, Bone Broth can improve insulin sensitivity, which means less risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes and obesity-related cancers.
- Healing Bone Broth is a great source of proline, which is a building block of collagen. Proline stimulates a quick recovery from injuries and flesh wounds.
- All Round Health As well as containing good quantities of calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium, the glutathione in Bone Broth protects against oxidative stress.
It’s so easy to cheap and easy to make that it’s simple to take full advantage of all the benefits of bone broth. Bones cost little, and all you have to do is boil them. But you do need to boil them for a long time to extract all the goodness – 12 to 14 hours minimum. For this reason, using an Instant Pot is by far the best and easiest way to make Bone Broth at home: it does the trick from start to finish in about 5 hours, without steaming up the kitchen. It pays for itself in convenience, pleasure and health in no time. Read my review, click on the link below.
One of the best pieces of Paleo advice I can give you is this:
Get into the habit of making your own bone broth. Store it in usuable portions in the fridge, and incorporate it into your meals every day.
Make It, Take It
11 Irresistible Reasons Why You’ll Fall in Love with the Instant Pot – we use our Instant Pot on average once a day, sometimes three or four. It’s that good.
How To Make a Great Bone Broth – Tastes great and is FODMAP friendly.
Gelatin, Collagen, Glycine – What’s the Difference? – Explains those proteins a little more.
Peptides – What are They? And Should I Take Supplements – Because bone broth ain’t so great in a smoothie or slice.
I read these posts to write this article. They source the scientific studies relating to the benefits of bone broth.
The Definitive Guide to Bone Broth Benefits – Marks Daily Apple
Cooking With Bones – Marks Daily Apple
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