Bone broth is the protein-rich liquid that is contained from the brewing of animal bones, vegetables and herbs for many hours. This ‘liquid gold’ product has become an immune boosting staple in many health conscious people’s lives.
Not sure whether you should be drinking bone broth? Keep reading to hear five benefits that bone broth may have on your health.
1. Vitamins and Minerals
Bone broth is very nutritious, containing many important vitamins and minerals. From collagen to calcium, magnesium, potassium, phosphorus and other trace minerals, bone broth is a nutrient dense liquid. As the animal bones simmer in boiling water, their nutrients are released into a form that the human body can then easily absorb.
2. Restores Gut Health & Promotes Healthy Digestion
Scientific research has suggested that bone broth can be beneficial in the aiding of gut health. Not only is bone broth extremely easy to digest, but the gelatin found in it can help bind water to your digestive tract which will allow food to move through your gut more easily.
3. Builds Immune System
Rich in minerals that support the immune system, bone broth contains healing compounds like collagen, glutamine, glycine and proline. All these compounds can aid in the building and sustaining of your immune system over time.
4. Reduces Joint Pain & Inflammation
The glycosaminoglycans (GAGs) found in bone broth help to stimulate collagen production, repair joints and reduce pain or inflammation. The nutrients in bone broth help your body with the detoxification of toxins while also even helping to break down fat!
5. Improves Sleep
The amino acid glycine, present in bone broth can help improve your sleep. Studies have found that glycine can help relax the body and promote sleep in individuals who have it before bed.
Where Can You Find Bone Broth?
Want to include bone broth in your health regime? Visit us in store to try our organic chicken bone broth and vegetable broth, made fresh in store each day.
Can’t visit us in store? Shop our broth range with us online for either contact-free collection or delivery!