Bone Broth Benefits for Gut Digestion, Arthritis, and Cellulite

Gut Digestion, Cellulite & Arthritis - Bone Broth Benefits

Right now it is all about gut health, probiotics, prebiotics, fermented vegetables, kaffir and bone broth have been renowned for its health benefits.

Bone Broth is now trending as the food for 2018. This Paleo diet staple has become so popular globally that there are now shops with bone broth as their primary offering. So what’s it all about? Does its intake bring a difference to one’s overall health? Yes

Bone broth has been renowned to bring about endless, extensive secret health benefits that make it remarkable, and people love to use it for gut digestion, cellulite, and arthritis, skin, hair, and nails.

We’ve listed a summary of what bone broth is and why you should include bone broth in your diet.

What is bone broth?

Bone broth is a version of grandma’s chicken soup but better; it’s supercharged because it’s cooked for much longer.

Bone broth is the name given to a rich nutrient base soup that is made from the bones of beef or chicken. It’s used in homes around the world as well as restaurants; chefs use broth as their staple ingredient for soups, sauces, entrees, and mains.

Bone broth is simple to digest especially if you are suffering from gut issues or the flu. Bone Broth is nutrient dense and full of all the goodness from the bones and connective tissue as well as the marrow – the first superfood. Now let’s dig deep into the specific health benefits of bone broth in general.

Detoxification

Our body is designed to rid harmful substances through its natural mechanisms, but it’s not easy to keep up with the overwhelming quantities of toxin exposure, leaving the body vulnerable

Bone broth contains the amino acid Glycine, which helps detoxify the body of chemicals and acts as an antioxidant and protects the liver 1.

 

Protection of joints

Bone broth is a natural source of collagen and gelatin.
Collagen, collagen is used to treat joint pain associated with arthritis, post-surgical joint pain, post-traumatic pain, back pain, and neck pain 2.

Gelatin may shorten recovery after exercise and sports-related injury as well as increasing flexibility and reducing pain in joints of athletes 3. Gelatin may also cause increased production of collagen 4.

The presence of glucosamine, as well as chondroitin sulfate in bone broth, have also been shown to reduce the effects of inflammation and joint pain.

Maintains healthy gut function

It is the main structural protein found in the human body that helps form connective tissue and “seals” the protective lining of the gastrointestinal tract.  Scientific studies have shown collagen is safe and effective and warrants further consideration as a food ingredient 5. Bone broth may aid the digestive system to help reduce inflammation, allowing the body to maintain a healthy gut and active integrity of the gut lining.  

Improves the skin, hair, and nails

Skin is made up of collagen, and bone broth is a rich source of that, it may restore the skin’s youthful appearance by improving color and texture too.

Gelatin for improving the quality of hair by increasing the diameter of the hair fibers, skin by increasing moisture and firmness and nails.

Helps in metabolism and enhances anabolism

Bone broth is abundant in the compound glutathione, an element known to aid the body’s defense mechanism, metabolism of nutrients as well as regulate critical cellular events.

The proteins present inside bone broth have some metabolic functions that include wear and tear repair, enhancing muscle tissue, improving the mineral density of bone, as well as providing energy from glucose breakdown for essential cell functions.  

Gelatin has been used for weight loss

Eating healthy can be comfortable and enjoyable and can help boost your nutrition. After all Hippocrates, the father of medicine said: “ Let food be thy medicine an medicine be thy food.”

1.    https://naturalmedicines.therapeuticresearch.com/references.aspx?productid=1072&highlighted=92317#92317
2.    http://naturaldatabase.therapeuticresearch.com/nd/Search.aspx?pt=100&id=1051&ds=&name=GELATIN&searchid=63745634&cs=&s=ND
3.    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11411957
4.    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12658447?dopt=Abstract
5.    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19212858

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