Here at Brix, I love trying new foods and supporting our local farms, markets, and restaurants. But this past weekend, the amount of food paired with rich sauces I indulged in was a bit more than I had been used to! 12 hours later and not feeling so hot, I found a container of Boned Broth I had generously received from Dr. Christian Brix, our very own chiropractor and developer of Boned, a Broth Company Ltd. I warmed it up on the stove, and voila! The perfect soup for soothing and actually healing what was happening in my gastrointestinal tract.
Boned Broth sources their beef bones from respected meat suppliers who specialize in ethically and organically raising animals free of antibiotics, hormones, and chemical feed additives. All super important in my books, but the medicinal value was what I was desperately searching for...
The two cups of broth I prepared contained important nutrients for healing my sensitive and inflamed digestive tract. Collagen, calcium, magnesium, sulfur, silicon, phosphorus, glucosamine, and chondroitin sulphate along with highly digestible and absorbable amino acids. It is packed with Glutamine- the ultimate amino acid for gut healing. Glutamine is the major food source for the cells that line our digestive tract. It is also responsible for supporting a healthy immune system and improving muscle function. Add to that is Glycine- a building block of our master antioxidant Glutathione and a supporter of healthy sleep, Proline- another helper for leaky gut, and Arginine- perfect for helping heal multiple tissues in our bodies. With the addition of local organic vegetables and herbs, it tasted delightful.
And yes, you can make homemade bone broth and add all your favourite veggies and spices, but for a quick fix for a sore tummy, this was my choice, and you can pick up at your local health food store.