Never waste your leftover bones! Turn that carcass into nourishing bone broth!
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Gelatin, also found in stocks, is also very beneficial. The public is generally unaware of the large amount of research on the beneficial effects of gelatin taken with food. Gelatin acts mainly as an aid to digestion and has been successfully used in the treatment of many intestinal disorders, including hyperactivity, colitis and Crohn's disease. Gelatin also seems to be of use in the treatment of many chrinic disorders, including anemia and other diseases of the blood, diabetes, muscular dystrophy and even cancer.
Other important ingredients that go into broth are the components of cartilage, which recently have been used with remarkable results in the treatment of cancer and bone disorders, and of collagen, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other ailments.
In folk wisdom, rich chicken broth (the famous Jewish Penicillin) is a valued remedy for the flu. The 12th century physician Moses Maimonides prescribed chicken broth as a treatment for colds and asthma. Modern research has confirmed that broth helps prevent and mitigate infectious diseases. Using gelatin rich broth on a frequent basis, provides continuous protection from many health problems.
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