Is the Bone Broth Diet a good idea? I wasn’t sure. I heard that it was touted for weight loss, gut health, inflammation, increasing energy levels, and preventing the signs of premature aging (I liked the sound of that). But I didn’t know much more.
What is the Bone Broth Diet Plan?
The bone broth diet is part of a 21-day paleo eating plan. Will we look back on this and deem it to be a trend diet of decades past? Perhaps. But first, we need to know a little more about it. The concept is that for three weeks straight, you eat paleo for five days at a time, and then fast for the next two.
On the days you eat paleo, you consume up to three 8oz cups of bone broth, and on the days you fast, you consume up to six cups. Does this sound like a good idea to you?
Let us know below and then keep reading to find out more bone broth diet facts.
What Is Bone Broth?
Now that you know what the diet plan is, you’re probably wondering what exactly bone broth is? It’s very similar to the standard form of broths you’re already familiar with (think chicken or beef broth).
Bone broth is created by brewing animal bones and connective tissue. It doesn’t matter whether it’s made from chicken, beef, or fish bones, as long as those key elements are there. The bones are boiled in water and vinegar to extract the marrow and break down the connective tissue.
You can make your own or purchase it at the store.
The Benefits of Bone Broth
Bone broth does have many health benefits.
Health benefits of bone broth include:
- A great source of vitamins and minerals, such as calcium, iron, zinc, magnesium, and more.
- It contains collagen, essential for skin, hair, and nail health.
- Promotes gut health.
- Promotes joint health.
- It may support weight loss.
- It may support better sleep.
The Final Verdict
Now that you’ve read a little more about the bone broth diet, would you be willing to give it a try? We’re interested to know what you think.
Note: Before starting a new diet plan, always consult your doctor.