What’s the difference between broth and stock?

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Firstly, broth is a finished, clean and nutritious product, which can be consumed on its own. Stock is a liquid that is left unseasoned for cooking, whereas broth requires no additions to taste great. Commonly, stock is packed with added preservatives to enhance flavour and lifespan.

Broth has considerably stronger nutrition properties. Broth is an all-rounder product, which is a staple in the kitchen, and a versatile product to support general health and wellness. Given broths longer cooking time (up to 24 hours), it allows for a heightened release of nutritious minerals - whereas stock is often considered a base for food only.

The extract of collagen from the connective tissues gives broth its thick, gelatinous quality. Stock is commonly sold as a watery, thin liquid whereas broth takes much longer to produce – with a long, gentle cooking time leading to a rich liquid packed with easily-digestible protein.

Lastly, broth tends to have a fuller mouth feel and richer flavour, due to the gelatine released by long-simmering bones.

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The taste of Bone Broth

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Traditional plain chicken and beef bone broth is an acquired taste. It has a savoury meatiness taste and it’s thick on the mouth to drink.

Be Wellbeing Broth has developed three delicious flavours to make it more palatable to heat and sip. Walter (our three-hatted chef) crafted premium recipes that included infusing the broth with delicious spices and vegetables so it tastes more like a delicious cup of soup! Yummo!

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Your digestive health’s best friend

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Bone broth can play a role in any weight-loss program. We know that diets high in protein allow us to feel fuller for longer, and bone broth is rich in amino acids (the building blocks of protein). More specifically glutamine found in broth plays a role in our metabolism (an effective working metabolism will aid weight loss/maintaining a healthy weight). Recent research is pointing towards a link between a healthy microbiome (a healthy digestive system full of beneficial bacteria) and a healthy weight/weight loss.   

Bone broth is a filling and satisfying snack or meal that is rich in nutrients and fairly low in calories for those seeking to use it in their weight-loss regime.

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What is Bone Broth?

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Bone broth is an ancient wonder food.
Yes, it has been touted as a ‘super food’ of late, but the reality is it has been around and used as a ‘staple’ in traditional cultures for many years.
Bone broth is made by simmering the bones of chicken, beef, lamb or fish with vegetables, herbs and a little apple cider vinegar over a long period of time. The end result is a beautiful liquid that contains a wealth of anti-inflammatory nutrients, beneficial to skin and joints as well as the immune and digestive systems.

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The benefits of broth

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One of the huge benefits of bone broth is its wealth of nutrients – primarily amino acids and minerals. These nutrients are readily available and easily absorbed, providing many holistic benefits to the human body. In fact, it would take pages of information to cover them all, so I will just summarise the main ones here for you.  

Skin + hair health – it’s fair to say we are all after healthy hair and glowing skin.   Bone broth is rich in collagen, a main structural protein in our body playing a very important role in giving the skin its smoothness, moisture and elasticity. Bone broth also contains gelatine, which is formed from collagen as the bones are cooked, and is necessary for strong hair and nails. What a great addition to your beauty routine!

Joint Health – various studies have shown that diets rich in chondroitin and glucosamine provide relief from joint pain and inflammation. Bone broth is rich in these two nutrients, potentially assisting in pain relief, and together with its collagen content, offers a great natural medicine option for joint health – a good option for ageing joints and even athletes.

Gut health – a huge benefit of bone broth (See details below)

Immune health – a large portion of our immune system lies in the gut. With broth being your gut’s new BFF – your immune system will love you for it and be stronger than ever. Broth is rich in gut-healing nutrients such as glutamine, glycine and proline, which can help reduce intestinal inflammation and allow the immune system to work as well as it can. With the added bonus of being anti-inflammatory, bone broth can aid recovery.

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The healthy weight loss program

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Bone broth can play a role in any weight-loss program. We know that diets high in protein allow us to feel fuller for longer, and bone broth is rich in amino acids (the building blocks of protein). More specifically glutamine found in broth plays a role in our metabolism (an effective working metabolism will aid weight loss/maintaining a healthy weight). Recent research is pointing towards a link between a healthy microbiome (a healthy digestive system full of beneficial bacteria) and a healthy weight/weight loss.   

Bone broth is a filling and satisfying snack or meal that is rich in nutrients and fairly low in calories for those seeking to use it in their weight-loss regime.

Be better, Love Melissa x