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6 Bone Broth Benefits

Updated: Feb 5

A Brief History

As more and more of us are waking up to the fact that preservatives and chemicals used in artificial flavoring have negative effects on our health, we are getting back to the way our ancestors prepared food. Bone broth is one of the top trending health foods and for good reason. It has been said that Hippocrates, the father of medicine, often suggested bone broth for digestive issues even back in Ancient Greece!

All About Amino Acids

What makes bone broth good for you? Well, since we can’t eat bones themselves the next best thing is to soak up all the nutrients directly from them, spice it up, add veggies, and drink them! The benefits of bone broth can be traced back to collagen which is found in high quantities in cartilage, connective tissue, and bones. Bone broth isn’t just bones though. As it simmers the powerful nutrients in the skin, vertebrae, tendons, ligaments, and bone marrow leach into a broth which is easily absorbed and digested by the body. Hyaluronic acid, glucosamine, chondroitin, calcium, and magnesium are all nutrients that are found naturally in high-quality bone broths helps promote strong, healthy joints. Additionally, the amino acids found in gelatin have also has been shown to improve digestion and reduce the inflammation in the gut because they help repair the lining of the gastrointestinal tract.


Health Benefits

1. Decrease Gut Distress

2. Promotes Healthy Joint repair

3. Promotes Younger Looking Skin

4. Encourage Weight Loss

5. Strengthen Immune system

6. Strengthen Bones

7. Increases amino acids and antioxidants

Sources-

Broth Benefits, Nutrition Facts and How to Make It - Dr. Axe (draxe.com)

The Surprising History Behind Bone Broth - The Kettle & Fire Blog (kettleandfire.com)

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