Bone broth is quickly becoming the new ‘it’ beverage. While bone broth is nothing new, it has been around for hundreds of years, and it is making a comeback. There are many benefits to drinking bone broth. It helps both your health and diet plus it is easy to drink and portable. It is also fairly easy to make but there are tons of premade versions available everywhere. So what is the scoop behind this supposed ‘magic’ drink? Here are some of the benefits of drinking bone broth:
1. Helps you to Feel Full
Bone broth is very low in calories and on average contains 10 grams of protein per cup. Also the gelatin content helps you to feel satisfied so it makes a great snack or pre-meal drink to help you curb your appetite.
2. Improves Digestive Health
The gelatin is shown to also help fight and repair intestinal damage, aka leaky gut syndrome. It helps your stomach lining fight against bacteria and helps to prevent inflammation.
3. Improves Quality of Sleep
Trouble falling asleep? Try sipping a mug of bone broth before bedtime. It is very comforting and helps you to fall asleep faster which improves the quality of sleep and helps to reduce daytime sleepiness.
4. Supports Joint Health
The glucosamine and chondroitin in bone brother have been show to help improve joint health. Also the gelatin and collagen also help to delay chronic inflammation and reduce joint pain.
5. Improves Skin Health
Collagen is one of the main ingredients in bone broth. Some studies have shown that consuming collagen, like in bone broth, helps to improve skin moisture and elasticity.