- Vitamins and minerals. This will vary depending on the type of animal source you use, but for this broth recipe, you’ll find loads of calcium, magnesium, potassium, and phosphorus, Vitamin A, K2, and minerals like zinc, iron, boron, manganese, and selenium.
- Glucosamine and chondroitin. Natural compounds found in connective tissue which supports joint health.
- Collagen. And lots of it. This turns into gelatin that, when cooked, yields several important amino acids.
- Helps maintain digestive health. Bone broth is not only easy to digest, but it may also help in the digestion of other food. Gelatin binds to the water in your digestive tract, helping food move through your gut easier. It is also believed to help with a condition called “leaky gut” or other inflammatory bowel diseases.
- Do buy beef bones with bone marrow, white matter in the middle of the bone.
- Do cook with ginger, onions (1 or 2 whole onions, diced thinly), garlic, celery, carrots, bay leaves, oregano, thyme, corn, parsely, green onions, asparagus and other sulfur-rich greens
- Cook in low heat for a long time, one hour or more.
- You can also add, all the excess cuttings of veggies you have frozen.
- Root crops like sweet potatoes and even plantain can be added later for fiber and more nutrition.
- Serve beef bone broth when someone is sick or as added broth when making other dishes for flavor and nutrition.