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Nutritional Benefits Of Bone Broth

Without knowing why our ancestors knew that boiling bones tasted good and made them feel good. We now know that bone broth is loaded with beneficial vitamins, minerals, and nutrients.



Not only does it taste great and add excellent flavour to your dishes, the benefits of including it into your daily diet are innumerable.


MINERALS


Simmering bones in water for a long time releases their minerals like calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus. Bone marrow is also a great source of iron, selenium, zinc, and manganese.


Your health is dependent upon a supply of these minerals in an easily usable form. To make them even more concentrated, boil your broth down a little to condense them. To make them more abundant in the product and more easily absorbed, a 1/4 cup of raw apple cider vinegar should be added to each batch of broth at the beginning of the cooking process.


The minerals made available in bone broth are essential to your overall health. The minerals found in bone broth help your body regulate blood pressure, maintain proper cell health, and keep your bones and joints strong. Trace minerals are also found in bone broth, many of which are often lacking in our daily diets. Trace minerals are electrolytes.


VITAMINS


Broths made of bones and marrow and other connective tissue bring forth the most important vitamins to over-all heath. A group of fat-soluble vitamins found only in animal products. They include Vitamins A, D, and the superstar K (particularly Vitamin K2.


Vitamin K has been proven to help with protein synthesis, hormone regulation including (testosterone), the health of your blood, mental health, aging, inflammatory conditions. The list goes on and on to include aids with morning sickness, auto-immune disorders, and even spider veins. We can focus more in depth on this in a future post.


NUTRIENTS


Bone Broth is now largely being touted as a superfood and it should be. The range of nutrients in a highly absorbable state gives it an A+ when it contributed to healthy joints, the reduction of osteoarthritis, improved digestive health, reducing symptoms of IBS, Colitis, and leaky guy syndrome. Bone broth is also a great aid for digestion.


The amino acid combination can help as a sleep aid as well as a extremely useful and very effective muscle recovery.


The collagen and gelatin found in abundance in bone broth is a skin, hair and nail enhancing aid. Beyond that it is what makes broths so soothing, easily digested, great for the sick and Dehydrated, healing to the digestive track, and keeps you feeling full and satisfied.


Collagen and gelatin are used best by your body in broth and are essential to all cell health, including the cells of your skin, hair, nails, bones, and brain.


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