Sipping on a steaming bowl of soup—sounds like a little slice of bliss, right? Well … maybe not in these summer months.
But if you’re one of the many who are ravaged by pollen and other allergies, there’s nothing quite like a bowl of broth to clear the sinuses and bring nutrients to your body.
Bone broth is one of the most nutrient-dense foods and is a great way to nourish and heal your gut lining. It also boosts your immune system, especially when recovering after illness or injury. It can seem odd—perhaps even gross—to many people, but its healing properties, as well as its simple, low-cost preparation, may be enough to convince you otherwise.
Bone broth is a potent defense against illness and inflammation. It’s loaded with super healthful ingredients, such as:
Broths and stocks provide the flavor-rich base for sauces, soups, and gravies. Many sip broth straight-up like soup as a part of their daily nutrition supplementation regimen.
The nutritional benefits of bone broth, unsurprisingly, depend on its base ingredients. Broth made from pasture animals raised without antibiotics or hormones is ideal: it provides more nutrients, a better fatty acid profile, and fewer toxins than the off-the-shelf stuff you can buy at the grocery store.
Ready to make your own? Check out this recipe!
Are broths already part of your daily kitchen routine? Interested in trying it now? Let us know what you think in the comments below!