How to make bone broth – the health benefits for a private investor
A person who works for himself, whether he is a private investor or a businessman – needs additional energy and vitamins – for more severe mental and physical exertion. Include in your diet of bone broth – it will make you smarter and stronger.
Bone broth can be made from any bones: pork, beef, lamb, poultry or fish and so on. Such a broth can be cooked not only from domestic animals or poultry, but also from wild ones. The most mild flavor and pleasant aroma is chicken broth.
When cooking bone broth, there is no need to focus on a recipe and exact proportions. It is enough to put a few bones in a pan and pour water. You do not need to pour a lot of water, it will be enough to pour bones with water several centimeters higher.
But to make the result more tasty – here’s a simple recipe:
You will need:
- Casserole, large, with lid – 1
- Bones, any – enough for your pan.
- Water, filtered – enough to cover the bones
- Apple cider vinegar / lemon juice – 2 tablespoons per 4 liters of water
- Himalayan / sea salt – the taste
- Spices – black pepper, turmeric and so on, to taste
- Parsley or coriander-bunch
- It is also recommended to add neck, cartilage, chicken legs and giblets to the broth.
Vinegar or lemon juice is needed to extract all the minerals from the bones. This absolutely does not spoil the taste of the broth, but even improves its taste.
Greens are added to further increase the content of nutrients in the broth.
Bone broth – this is an independent first dish and the basis for soup or sauce. By the way, the broth is a very low-calorie food. Caloric content of pure broth is only 15-20 kcal per 1 liter.
Method of preparation:
- We put bones and giblets in a saucepan, pour water and add vinegar or lemon juice. Stirring and let stand for 1 hour.
- Then put on the stove, bring to a boil. Removes dirty foam.
- Add salt and spices.
- We cook our broth on a very slow fire for at least 12 hours. Ideally – 24 hours.
- Ready broth filter. Separate the meat from the bones (if any) and put it back in the broth.
- Add parsley or coriander to the prepared broth.
- I’m preparing a broth of chicken and mutton bones, which I put on after I clean the meat for Logan.
I also freeze the broth in small glass jars.
I also add fresh garlic to my broth. I can not help it, garlic is my weakness
Here is an indicative list of vegetables, herbs, spices, which can be added when cooking the broth. They can be used in any combination or just one thing. From vegetables to broth you can add:
- Bulb onions
- Green onions
- Bell pepper
From the spicy herbs when cooking the broth, you can add:
- Bay leaf
Do not add broccoli, turnips, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, green peppers (sweet), green salad to the broth. These products will make the broth bitter and not tasty.
The broth can be safely stored in the refrigerator for up to 5 days. To save the bone broth longer, you can pour it over small containers and freeze. Preheat in separate portions as needed.
Health benefits of bone broth soup
Broth I drink 1 glass a day. You can dilute the broth with water, since it is very concentrated. You can also add fresh vegetables, greens, and of course garlic.
Bone broth in my opinion – it’s inexpensive, but very nutritious, which should be a must in every home. So I strongly recommend that you prepare broth once a week, as I do and drink it every day for perfect health, well-being and radiant skin, hair and nails.
Useful substances in bone broth:
- Minerals. The product contains calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium. And the components are easily digestible. There are other necessary substances: silicon, sulfur and so on.
- Collagen and protein. Broths include proteins that do not dissolve in the liquid. The main component is gelatin. During cooking, it comes out of bones, tendons, cartilage and ligaments.
- Amino acids. The product has 3 important components: proline, arginine and glycine. These amino acids reduce pain and inflammation in the joints.
Bone broth includes glucosamine and chondroitin, which eliminate inflammation and joint pain.
Bioadditives with glucosamine for the preservation of joints are taken for a long period. But in broth this substance is in large quantities. Compared with tablets, the product includes many other valuable components for the preservation of joint health.
Chondroitin sulfate protects against osteoarthritis. With the use of the dish, bones are strengthened.
For the bone system, components such as calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus are needed. These substances are also contained in the broth.
Gelatin affects the condition of the hair and nails: they acquire a fortress.
Useful properties include support for immunity. In the bone broth there are minerals contained in a high concentration. The bone marrow, located in the bones, strengthens the immune system.
The product is ideal for recovery from disease. Chicken broth has healing properties and softens the course of the disease. Useful components have an easily digestible form, so the weak body does not need to spend energy for digestion.
The product includes the amino acid cysteine, which allows the liquefaction of mucus and successfully remove it from the lungs and bronchi.
A dish for digestion is useful. People’s health depends on the state of the stomach. The product is easily digested, heals the tissues of the intestines, restores digestion.
In addition, it has curative nutritional components. Gelatin is able to attract and retain liquid, which is necessary for proper digestion. Broth is considered to be the source of gelatin. It is necessary to nourish connective tissues and protect against premature sagging of the skin and the appearance of cellulite. Proline is required to create collagen.
Helps in weight reduction
Bone broth, as a rule, contains few calories, but it is very nutritious. The use of bone stock for weight loss will be noticeable with time.
Gelatin in the bone broth leads to a feeling of satiety. Studies have shown that regular reception of bone broth increases body satiety, reduces the amount of calories consumed and for a long time leads to weight loss.