Bone broth & why you need it in your life.

Posted: March 28, 2017 By: Comment: 0

Bone Broth is different than stocks or broths- mainly due to the length of time it takes to make it. After simmering bone broth (which can be made from beef, chicken, fish or lamb) for 8-24 hours, you’re left with a highly nutrient dense, easy to digest, protein- rich liquid that supports the body to heal in many ways.

Gut health: Gelatin supports the lining of the gut and increases growth of good bacteria; it’s also been show to improve leaky gut syndrome.

Collagen: Improves the elasticity, tone, integrity, texture and appearance of skin (can also decrease cellulite!).

Healing Compounds: Calcium, magnesium, collagen, proline, glycine, glutaminephosphorus, silicon, sulpfur, sulfate and glucosamine are just a few of the many trace minerals and healing properties found in bone broth which reduce inflammation, arthritis and joint pain.

Boosts immunity: Research shows that bone broth strengthens the immune system which reducing disorders like allergies, asthma and arthritis. Bone broth can also help to alleviate the common cold, flu and bronchitis.

Reduces inflammation: Key amino acids in bone broth target and reduce inflammation, which improves joint and gut health.

To try out bone broth for yourself, stop by balans wellness studio or balans organic spa to pick up locally made bone broth from Five Way Foods.