Our friend Tess has a blog which you can find here . On one of her recent posts, as well as talking about gelatin, joints and champagne, she mentioned bone broth. Part of the comment I left was this:
However, now it's been making a bit of a come back and many nutritionists, health coaches and healthy eating cooks are extolling broth for its many nutrients, such as magnesium, calcium and amino acids, and its benefits, such as healing a damaged gut, making skin look more youthful (it’s the collagen) and improving joint and bone health.
Should we be spreading the word about broth?
All the best Jan "
So - it definitely got me thinking about broth. I found this article, part of which I've copied, but full link is below:
" Bone broth: should you eat it and how did it become the first health food trend of 2015?
The benefits of bone broth:
When the bones are simmered they release several compounds and minerals that benefit our health in several ways.
Healthy hair, nails and skin:
Cold, flu and immunity:
Sleep and memory:
Bone broth for bone health:
Where to get animal bones for broth:
Most local butchers or farmers’ markets will give you bones cheaply or free (let them know in the morning, so they don’t thrown them away as they prepare joints, and pick them up later). Or save the bones from any meat you cook until you have enough.