Have you ever heard of bone broth fast? I don’t know much about it until a friend told me about it. I was surprised with how wonderful it can be to your health and body.
Before even knowing about it, I have already have formed a great habit of eating broth regularly. I never thought that you can fast with this alone. After I've tried it myself, I was amazed by how much it improved my gut's health. If you want to know more about this great diet, continue reading below.
What is Bone Broth Fast?
The bone broth fast requires you to drink the bone broth for several times of the day. Most people fast with this broth for about 3-4 days which serves to eliminate any problematic foods like processed foods, dairy, and sweetened beverages. You can extend the fasting for up to 10 days depending on your health's condition.
To know how to perform a bone broth fast, watch this video.
Bone broth is rich in essential vitamins and minerals and they can be easily absorbed in the body due to their good base form. This kind of fasting stands out from other fasting methods because it offers the best way to acquire more collagen in your body. Collagen is a protei.n that holds your body together as it resides in bones, tendons, and muscles.
Suitable Candidates for Bone Broth Fast
People who can take the most benefit from a bone broth fast are those with inflammatory bowel disease (IBS), leaky gut syndrome, and other digestive disorders as it can help kill the bad bacteria in the gut.
Anyone suffering from food allergies can also take advantage as it helps reintroduce probiotics into your gut, hence improve your immunity system.
This kind of fasting can also be suitable to those who always suffer from constipation, bloated stomach, and arthritis. People dealing with autoimmune disorders can also help relieve their symptoms of fatigue, sleeping problems, and inactivity.
If you like to enhance the complexion of your skin and be more energized, you’re also qualified to try this fasting method.
Why Should Your Try Bone Broth Fast?
You should consider fasting with bone broth because it offers a multitude of health benefits. Here are several of them.
1. Promotes Good Digestive Health
As your stomach digests this food alone, it can concentrate on healing your gut and restoring its good health using collagen and amino acids, and even glutamine.
Collagen helps relax and heal your intestinal walls and can help heal leaky gut syndrome, IBS, and stomach ulcers. When it breaks down, it forms a gelatin which is recognized to aid people with food allergies.
2. Improves the Appearance of Your Skin
Another reason why should fast with bone broth is it makes your skin look good. The collagen found in bone broth can make your skin look elastic, smooth, and younger-looking by building tissues around it. The anti-aging effects of collagen are confirmed in a study whereby results show that collagen intake helps hydrate the skin.
3. Relieves Joint Pains
Bone broth contains antioxidants, like glucosamine which helps to relieve joint pains. This antioxidant may even alleviate the pain from knee osteoarthritis. This works by maintaining the health of your cartilage- the elastic tissue that protects the joints.
A Recipe for Bone Broth
This recipe is suggested by Dr. Pompa.
Bones - Begin with 3 marrow, feet, neck, or shank bones; if you would like to use chicken or turkey, use either whole birds, or portions such as drumsticks, thighs, and necks; include the head and all the bones of a fish
- 16 cups filtered water
- l2 tablespoons Celtic Sea Salt
- Organic balsamic vinegar or raw apple cider vinegar
- Onion, chopped
- Seaweed (optional)
A 6-quart crockpot for a 4-day broth bone fast.
1. Put all the ingredients in a crockpot and set the cooking time to 4 hours.
2. After 4 hours has elapsed, the setting will switch to “keep warm”. At this point, allow the broth to cook for at least 14 hours.
3. Remove any meaty bits from the broth and store in the freezer to eat after you fast.
4. Pour some broth into a mug and consume it frequently the whole day. Every day, you need to drink 3-4 quarts of broth.
5. For the following days, add water, a little salt, a splash of vinegar, and a sprinkle of seaweed on the same crockpot.
Start a Bone Broth Fast Today!
Bone broth fast is not only delicious, but it’s also nutritious. Some of its healthy benefits include younger-looking skin, improved digestive health, and protection of your joints. If you’re planning to make a bone broth, make sure that you have a crockpot.
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