TUESDAY TIP – THE BENEFITS OF BONE BROTH
Bone broth dates back to prehistoric times, when hunter-gatherers turned otherwise inedible animal parts like bones, hooves and knuckles into a broth they could drink.
You can make bone broth using bones from just about any animal — pork, beef, veal, turkey, lamb, bison, buffalo, venison, chicken or fish.
Bone broth is very nutritious – here are the benefits of drinking 1-2 cups daily.
- It is rich in minerals, vitamins, amino acids and essential fatty acids in a form your body can easily absorb.
- The gelatin in bone broth supports healthy digestion. It may be beneficial for those with leaky guty, IBS, IBD or other inflammatory bowel diseases
- The amino acids in bone broth can help fight inflammation, protecting against disease.
- The amino acids in bone broth help support joint health and may help lessen the symptoms of arthritis
- Very low in calories, but effective at reducing hunger, promoting feelings of fullness
- Glycine has been shown to promote sleep, mental function and memory