Did you know that stock or broth is actually very good for your health.
Broth and stock provide a great variety of nutrients and vitamins/minerals.
What is the difference between stock and broth?
The terms stock and broth are often used interchangeably and the main difference is that broth is made from meat and vegetables, but stock is made with bones. Broth tends to be thinner and it’s cooked for less time. Stock is thicker, due to the collagen protein that seeps out of the bones during cooking. Stock does have a higher concentration of nutrients because of collagen, which can be beneficial for the immune system.
What is bone broth?
It is a stock that is simmered for a very long time, sometimes as long as 48 hours. There can be also added apple cider vinegar to aid release nutrients like glucosamine, amino acids and electrolytes.
Broth and stock provide a great variety of nutrients that support your cells and digestive system. Collagen which stock includes can also help with weight loss and support joint health.