There are so many anti-aging products on the market today, and with those number you would probably think you could find something that works. But, the truth is there is no magical chemical cream that will make you look 20 again, but you can, however, use natural remedies to make aging a come a bit more gracefully.
What would you say if I told you that bone broth could be the new fountain of youth?
What is it?
Some people love it, some people hate it, and some people have no clue what I am talking about. Bone broth is a simple and extremely nutritious broth made out of poultry or meat bones that are rich in protein and minerals.
So, why is this helpful to my skin?
Collagen helps to build strong skin, and helps to protect against wrinkling and again. The gelatin found in collagen helps to prevent inflammation and heals the digestive tract. An unhealthy digestive tract lead to aging.
When you use fish bones, they are rich in iodine. Iodine helps to protect against sluggish thyroid, which is the number one cause of energy loss, weight gain, and thinning hair.
Glycine helps your liver rid itself of toxins that age you.
- Mineral and Nutrients
Nutrients like hyaularic acid, chondroitin, glucosamine, and glycosaminoglycans help to keep your joint flexible. Minerals like phosphorous, calcium, and magnesium are minerals that help ward off the signs of aging.
How to make it:
The ingredients you use for your broth are very important. When the quality is better, the quality of the broth is better. Try using beef, chicken, or lamb bones to make your bone broth. Don’t use industrial fats and oils in your broth, use butter. Here’s how you can make your own bone broth:
- Place bones into a large stock pot and cover with water.
- Add two tablespoons of apple cider vinegar to the water prior to cooking. This helps to pull out important nutrients from the bones.
- Fill crock pot with filtered water. Leave plenty of room for water to boil.
- Heat slowly. Bring to a boil and then reduce heat to simmer for at least six hours. Remove scum as it arises.
- Cook slow and at low heat. Chicken bones can cook for 24 hours. Beef bones can cook for 48 hours. A low and slow cook time is necessary in order to fully extract the nutrients in and around the bone.
- You can also add in vegetables such as onions, garlic, carrots, and celery for added nutrient value.