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Gut Health - Probiotics, Broths & Gelatine

Most people are aware that we need to feed our gut biome and address the imbalance by adding active probiotics in some form to our daily diet.  However for some even after removing refined sugar, processed foods & as many chemical & toxic sources (non organic produce & food, skincare, cleaning chemicals, herbicides, pesticides etc), adding fermented foods (sauerkraut, kombucha, kefir) and gut healing foods (gelatine & bone broths or for vegan/vegetarians slippery elm & irish moss powders) extra probiotics are still required to maintain a healthy gut flora balance so hence why many supplement with probiotics.  

However not all probiotics are created equal & that is why it pays to research the quality, efficacy & actual content of your daily probiotic. Most of the patented branded probiotics on the market have been modified so they are not the natural original strains that are most beneficial for your gut health & you can only prove their efficacy for YOU personally by actually trying the probiotic of choice for several months on yourself (you are the best laboratory of course) & then finding out if that probiotic (usually pill, capsules or some powders) is actually doing anything for you based on how you feel, improvements in your digestive health and your bowel regularity other than actually getting comprehensive laboratory testing done on your stool sample to check the micro-biome composition (was one of my jobs as a microbiologist).  It's all about your GUT INSTINCT!  

 

Gelatin is basically dehydrated broth powder made up of bones, cartilage, collagen and minerals. Homemade bone broth can be a great source of gelatin but many people on the run feel they don’t have time to make it. Broth has healing powers particularly for gut health and can be made easily in the slow cooker (learn how to make broth here)

Alternatively, powdered gelatin is a quick substitute for bone broth that can be a valuable addition to the diet if it is from healthy animals.  Gelatin is a great source of amino acids, which support a healthy mood, strong bones, smooth skin and proper muscle synthesis along with building a great foundation of gut health which is so important for overally health & wellbeing as many folks have known for centuries & is now being backed up by scientific research. It is important to get gelatin from the best grass fed/ pastured animals to avoid hormones, pesticides and heavy metal contamination. 

 

THE IMPORTANCE OF GUT HEALTH

Gut health is one of the biggest concerns for consumers. The gut is largely where our immune system resides and is connected to every part of our body including our brain. The Collagen in Natural Gelatin provides the necessary building blocks to restore and repair the gut lining, keeping our immune system strong and increasing our overall wellbeing. Our Natural Gelatin is a versatile ingredient making it easy for families to incorporate into daily lifestyles

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