Chicken bone broth is a natural whole food supplement that tastes good! Escoffier, the father of modern French cuisine understood this when he said “It is the production of perfect stocks that the sauce cook should devote himself” as stock is the cornerstone of the edifice of superlative cookery” Palatability is one of the elements of wholesomeness.
The preparation of medicinal bone broth may have started over 3000 years ago in the Indus Valley, the first agriculture supported urban city and the beginning of the practice of Ayurvedic medicine. This same broth could be an important component of the new and evolving science of nutrigenomics and personalized prescribed foods. Bone broth is the ultimate sustainable and upcycled food rendering it an eco-conscious protein source, rich in mineral, essential amino acids, and invigorating flavor.
Chicken bone broth is rich in collagen, the largest & most abundant protein in the body and important for healthy bones, ligaments, tendons, cartilage and skin! Lifestyle factors and aging cause a depletion in collagen production. The outward signs may be sagging skin, dull hair, wrinkles and brittle nails. The inward signs are more serious.
A natural whole food supplement, chicken bone broth can be used in many recipes in the kitchen , from soup, to sauce or to simply enhance the flavor of grains . It is best served reheated on the stove and not in the microwave to ensure nutritional integrity..
Adequate dietary protein is needed to keep the aging process at bay. Supplementing with bone broth is an economical, and earth friendly way and tasty way to achieve this.
This recipe should produce a” high jell” gelatin concentration when made with pastured chicken or even a local free range vegetarian fed bird., such as Mary’s chicken from Petaluma which is sold backs ,necks and feet , purchased from Whole Food’s Market, plus farmers market red onions (higher in polyphenols than white onions ) celery ,carrots ,parsnip and parsley. I add a scant amount of sea salt at the end of the process for flavor. You may add your own seasoning to taste.
Source: Healing Chicken Bone Broth – Maximizing Nutritional Value