Bone Broth – Why modern day athletes are drinking it?

by: Vicky Reihana on

There is a lot of talk in the press of late about the benefits of “Bone Broth”. This old age remedy, not unlike Grandmothers Chicken Soup has had a lot of attention for its natural, healing qualities.

Warriors athlete

It isn’t surprising sports Nutritionist have jumped on the band wagon and are prescribing bone broth as a natural alternative for their athletes to aid and speed up recovery from injuries. Lee-Ann Wann the “Warriors Nutritionist” describes Bone Broth as “cuppa soup on steroids”

3 Main Benefits of Bone Broth

1. Reduces inflammation in joints – Bone Broth contains magnesium, calcium, glucosamine all essential for strong bones and important for heart health. It can also help reduce arthritis and joint pain.

2. Improves hair, skin and nails – Bone Broth contains collagen which improves suppleness, texture and elasticity of skin.

3. Heals your gut – Contains glutamine that can improve digestion, help maintain the health of the intestinal wall and prevent leaky gut syndrome.

Bone broth isn’t just easy to make its cheap and tastes really good! As our weather cools down use it is a healthy alternative to coffee or tea on a cold day. Use as a stock substitute in soups and casseroles. It is also a great way to boost your immunity this time of year and keep colds and flu’s away.

This warm cup of goodness is full of vitamins and minerals that can help you look and feel younger!

Keen to try?

Beef Bone Broth Recipe