Improves digestive disorders. Glycine improves acid reflux, IBS, and food sensitivities.
Strengthens bones. Bone broth is rich in minerals, like calcium, phosphorus, magnesium, and potassium, in forms that your body can easily absorb, leaving you with the essential building blocks for healthy bones.
Strengthens the immune system and speeds healing. When the body is under stress due to injury or illness, the need for certain amino acids increases. Foremost among those are arginine and glutamine, which are found in bone broth.
Anti-aging. Gelatinous bone broth is rich with collagen, which fortifies skin, hair, and nails.
Rebuilds tendons and ligaments. Bone broth is loaded with proteins including proline and glycine, which give your body the ability to rebuild connective tissue.
Boosts athletic performance and improves muscle recovery. Bone broth helps optimize performance from the inside out by boosting energy, protecting joints, diminishing inflammation, and aiding in recovery.
Reduces inflammation, arthritis, and joint pain. Bone broth is a natural source of chondroitin sulfate and glucosamine, collagen, and hyaluronic acid, which have been shown to alleviate pain and inflammation and help prevent osteoarthritis and dramatically diminish symptoms from rheumatoid arthritis.
Heals and seals the gut. The glutamine in bone broth helps to seal holes in the intestines, which cause leaky gut.
For more serious digestive and autoimmune disorders,
consult a GAPS practitioner to determine if a larger
daily dose of bone broth is required.
References & resources
If you are interested in learning more about the benefits of bone broth,
here are a few resources that we found helpful.
- A primer on the benefits of bone broth.
- More detail on how bone broth helps joint health, digestion and detox.
- A medical study demonstrating that collagen from chicken has suppressed autoimmune
- diseases like rheumatoid arthritis.
- Bone broth is Kobe Bryant's secret weapon.
- A scientific breakdown on four of bone broth’s chronically essential amino acids, plus collagen, and their impact on digestion, arthritis and cellulite.
- An easy to understand description of the human microbiome and the impact of diet on gut health, autoimmune disorders, arthritis, fertility, heart disease and cancer.
- Biohacker Dave Aspry interviews bone broth expert, Dr. Kellyann Petrucci on this Bulletproof Radio Podcast.
- Article on the top 11 most common nutrient deficiencies and how bone broth can help.
- Sally Fallon literally wrote the book on bone broth.