Here are 5 reasons why you will want to include bone broth in your life…
Bone broth is full of gelatin and collagen, which soothes the intestinal tract and helps heal leaky gut (intestinal permeability). The use of antibiotics, Aspirin and other NSAIDS, refined sugar and flour, caffeine, alcohol and fried food can damage our intestines. By utilizing the mineral matrix and special proteins found in bone broth, you can help reverse dietary damage and repair the gut lining.
Ancient healing wisdom advises people to “eat what ails you”. For example, the broth made from bones and joints contains several nutrients that help strengthen your own skeletal system. Glucosamine, chondroitin, collagen and gelatin support the repair of your joints and bones, and may reduce inflammation throughout the whole body. The minerals in bone broths include calcium, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc and selenium. Minerals are critical for many bodily functions and impact everything from our bones to our mood and our joint health.
Chicken Soup is a popular remedy for colds and flus that really works! Cysteine, an amino acid found in chicken, helps to thin mucus so it can be expelled more easily. When fighting a cold, make a chicken broth with added spices to keep the mucus moving.
Your skin contains a matrix of collagen that begins to break down around the age of 21, and our wrinkles are caused by fewer collagen strands within our skin. A rich source of the skin-supporting amino acids glycine and proline, along with collagen, the ultimate skin food, bone broth can improve skin elasticity and fight wrinkles.
There is mounting evidence to show that reducing inflammation of the brain can diminish the symptoms of ADHD, Depression, Autism and Dementia. Many people report that their moods improve, they feel calmer and more able to cope with daily stress and can even remember more detail by enjoying a diet rich in bone broth.