What Bone Broth is?
Bone Broth, a very healthy soup is made from the bones of animals. Some of the people also called it stock. Bones of animals like chicken, Lamb, Fish, and Beef containing some meat and connective tissues when simmered in water make a very healthy soup enriched in a protein having lots of collagen.
Consuming bone broth is the best way to consume all the nutrition hidden in the bones of the animals that you cant eat. It has been said that bone broth is liked and made by people from the beginning of life on Earth.
Benefits of Bone Broth:
- Good for bones and Joints:
Aging attacks the flexibility of our joints and make them inflexible and weak. Bone broth is a rich source of collagen that is very essential for healthy bones. Collagen is present in animal bones and broth takes it all out into your plate for you!
In the aging process, our bone cartilage is attacked by the antibodies hence making our joints weak, In this case, collagen present in bone broth gets absorbed in the bones and restores cartilage.
2. Healthier skin, nails, and hair:
The collagen present in the bones of animals is very essential for our skin, nails, and hair. Collagen is a basic protein that forms the connective tissues of our skin hence consuming natural collagen helps improve skin. Collagen is a fibrous protein that really helps enhance the texture of our skin making it youthful and glowing.
It works well in pregnancy as well as in pregnancy skin of a woman stretches.
3. High Protein:
Bone broth contains amino acids in bulk, amino acids are known as building blocks of protein that are really important for our body. A bowl of beef bone broth contains up to 10 to 11 grams of protein. Animal protein is much more efficient in absorption as compared to plant protein, hence protein from the bone broth will absorb faster into your bones and will help build muscles.
4. Improves Digestion
Glutamine is an amino acid present in bone broth that makes digestion better. People suffering from digestion issues like leaky gut syndrome can take advantage of this miraculous drink.
Bone Broth is also a detoxifier that will help your liver to function properly and your digestive system to expel the waste properly.
6. Great Metabolism:
Bone broth will help in great metabolism as it contains chondroitin sulfate, hyaluronic acid, glucosamine, and key electrolyte minerals in it.
How to make Bone broth?
Before making bone broth, we’ve to choose the animal for bone broth. It usually depends upon our choice, some people like chicken and some beef or mutton. Fortunately, both animals have the same process for bone broth. Here we go on how we can easily make bone broth at home:
- Just put all the bones in a cooking pot with some vegetables like onions, carrots, salt, and pepper for a better taste.
- Add some acidic ingredients like yogurt, vinegar, and apple cider vinegar that help to break the collagen from the bones easily.
- Let the broth simmer on the high flame for 4 to 5 hours continuously, (check the water regularly during cooking).
- If you want more benefits and taste from this bone broth you can cook it on low flame for 36 hours.
- After cooking you can remove bones and enjoy broth with meat and vegetables.
I hope this information will be beneficial for our audience. Please give your feedback after making bone broth at your home. Stay healthy and safe!