Food of the Week – Bone Broth
This week’s food of the week is more like a recipe of the week. Bone broth is an old-fashioned remedy, which we have started rediscovering in our modern world. The benefits of bone broth are endless, but for today’s blog, I’m going to concentrate around how this superfood is an integral component to the management of osteoarthritis, which is a very common presentation we see here at Everything’s Connected.
Amongst the long list of minerals and vitamins packed in bone broth, it’s full of collagen, which we get from gelatine when we cook the bones. It’s this collagen, which is full of amino acids, which are the building blocks to proteins. Amino acids such as proline and glycine, which are found in bone broth are helpful building blocks to help our body’s replenish and rebuild important joint soft tissues.
You would have heard that glucosamine and chondroitin sulphate are helpful components to keeping our cartilage healthy as it’s a popular supplement that is recommended for arthritis suffers. It has been documented in recent studies that consuming glucosamine chondroitin from cartilage e.g. bone broth, is more effected for decreasing osteoarthritis pain compared to taking the extracted version in a pill form. You can find a link to a study highlighting this at the bottom of this blog.
This blog post was written by the osteopaths at Everything’s Connected Osteopathy. Everything’s Connected Osteopathy is your premier osteopathic clinic located in Camberwell Melbourne on Riversdale Road. Everything’s Connected Osteopathy are osteopaths who use movement to assess and treat musculoskeletal disorders. At Everything’s Connected all osteopaths have nutrition qualifications and are focused on an active treatment and management plan. Our clinic sees patients of all ages, ranging from children to the elderly. Common conditions typically presenting to the clinic include sports injuries, osteoarthritic related aches and pains, neck pain, back pain, weight loss and upper and lower limb injuries. To find out more about us at Everything’s Connected Osteopathy, click on the link here. Everything’s Connected Osteopathy is located at 734 Riversdale Road, Camberwell. We are a short 5-minute drive from Camberwell Junction and a 2-minute walk from Riversdale Road Train Station. Appointments can be made by calling us on 03 98886176 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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