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5 amazingly powerful benefits of bone broth in promoting health Part 1


Bone broth is made by boiling or better to say simmering the bones. Broth can be made from any animal bone- be it lamb, pork, turkey, chicken, buffalo, or fish. It’s simply the soup made by boiling the animal bones along with some spices to enhance the flavor as well as the nutritive value of the soup.


What makes the Bone broth so nutritious?

Animal bones are abundant in essential minerals that boost the body’s immunity and help in fulfilling nutrition deficiencies that we lack in our diet. Why bone broth is gaining popularity is because of its powerful amalgamation of nutrients that not only satisfy your tongue but makes your body happy. With bone-strengthening formula, the Bone broth is beneficial for women in menopause. Since estrogen deficiency makes bones soft, osteoporosis is a commonly occurring disease among menopausal women.

It contains some important proteins that are unique in their function and helps the body to thrive healthy state.

1.        - Arginine

2.        - Collagen

3.        - Glycine

4.        - Proline

5.        - Glucosamine

6.        - Chondroitin

These are some of the amino acid groups present in bone broth. Let’s discuss their functions in the body.

  1. Arginine- It is categorized under essential amino acids for youngsters and conditionally essential for adults. Essential amino acids are those forms of proteins that are not synthesized by our body; hence they need to be consumed through diet. Arginine is important for development and growth. At the same time, it limits inflammation in the body reducing the risk of diseases such as Alzheimer’s, arthritis, cancers, diabetes, heart diseases, and metabolic syndromes.

  2. Collagen- you must have heard about collagen in skincare and beauty products. It is one of the important proteins for your skin immunity and gut health. Collagen is found in the soft bones, tendons, and ligaments of animals.


During cooking, collagen is broken down into Gelatin. Gelatin is mainly responsible for joints Health. Some of the functions of gelatin include:

-        It helps promote water absorption in the gut.

-        It heals and further protects the gut lining from radical damage.

-        Prevent leaky gut.

-        Promotes better absorption of nutrients from the gut.

-        All in all, it is a good choice of food for your gut.

3. Glycine – It curbs chronic inflammation in the eh body. It protects the musical lining from oxidative damage. Since it is mainly found in the connective tissues of animals, it is used by the body to promote its connective tissue development. Many of us don’t, know, Blood is a connective tissue. Now, you can make out, how much importance, connective tissues have in our body.

4. Proline- Although, proline is a non-essential amino acid, it possesses its importance. It is beneficial in many enzymatic activities inside our bodies.

5. Glucosamine and chondroitin - These proteins are found inside the cartilage part of bone broth. Glucosamine is present in Gelatin. It possesses similar functions as gelatin.


What are the different constituents of Bone broth?

Bone broth is mainly composed of Bone, marrow part, and cartilaginous parts. Every component has its unique nutritive value.

-        Bony parts contain Calcium, phosphorus, sodium, magnesium, potassium, and other micronutrients essential for Bone and joint health.

-        The marrow part is chiefly composed of vitamins such as Vitamin B2, B12, vitamin E, vitamin A, vitamin K2, and omega 3 and 6 fatty acids. Minerals like selenium, iron, and zinc are present in trace amounts.

-        Cartilage part is composed of proteins like chondroitin, proline, and glycine.

Fish bone broth is beneficial for patients with thyroid dysfunction and metabolic syndromes.


How to make delicious bone broth?

-Take a large pot, and put the bones and veggies of your choice (carrots, ginger, parsley, celery) into the pot.

-Pour water accordingly and cover the pot.

-Let the bones simmer for some time, then add vinegar to the mixture.

-Boil the mixture to a high temperature for a few minutes.

-Decrease the heat, add spices, like salt, and pepper, and let the bones simmer for 4-5 hours. The longer it simmers, the tastier and thicker it gets.

-Allow the soup to cool down.

-Stain the soup to separate the solid part.

Now, your soup is ready to serve.

Add lemon to enhance the flavor and taste of the soup.

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