Broth for life

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In one way or another, just about every culture throughout history has used a form of bone broth to improve health and support a healthy immune system. Because it’s chock-full of nutrients and easy to digest (even for people with compromised gut health), bone broth plays a major role in many programs designed to help support digestive functions and nutrient absorption, as well as to restore integrity of the gut lining. By regularly drinking bone broth or using it in recipes, you can help promote healthy gut integrity while reducing permeability and inflammation. Here are the six major benefits of bone broth.

PROTECTS JOINTS – Bone broth is one of world’s best sources of natural collagen. As we get older, our joints naturally experience wear-and-tear, and we become less flexible. As bone broth simmers, collagen from the animal parts leaches into the broth and becomes readily absorb-able to help restore cartilage.

GOOD FOR THE GUT – Studies show that gelatin is beneficial for restoring strength of the gut lining and fighting food sensitivities (such as to wheat or dairy), helping with the growth of probiotics (“good bacteria) in the gut, and supporting healthy inflammation levels in the digestive tract.

MAINTAINS HEALTHY SKIN – Collagen helps form elastin and other compounds within skin that are responsible for maintaining skin’s youthful tone, texture and appearance. Collagen integrity is accredited with helping reduce the visible signs of wrinkles, decreasing puffiness and fighting various other signs of aging.

SUPPORTS IMMUNE SYSTEM FUNCTION – Bone broth is one of the most beneficial foods to consume to restore gut health and therefore support immune system function (70-80% of the immune system is made in the gut) and healthy inflammation response. Collagen/gelatin and the amino acids proline, glutamine and arginine help seal openings in the gut lining and support gut integrity.

BOOSTS DETOXIFICATION – Today in the Western world, the average person is exposed to an array of environmental toxins, pesticides, artificial ingredients and chemicals of all sorts. Bone broth is considered a powerful detoxification agent since it helps the digestive system expel waste and promotes the liver’s ability to remove toxins, helps maintain tissue integrity and improves the body’s use of antioxidants.

AIDS METABOLISM AND PROMOTES ANABOLISM – Amino acids found in bone broth have numerous metabolic roles, including building and repairing muscle tissue, supporting bone mineral density, boosting nutrient absorption and synthesis, and maintaining muscle and connective tissue health. Glycine found within collagen helps form muscle tissue by converting glucose into usable energy, plus it slows cartilage, tissue and muscle loss associated with aging by improving the body’s use of antioxidants.

With all of the many health benefits of consuming bone broth, my only question for you is: “When do you plan on replacing your coffee with bone broth?”

If you have ever considered trying bone broth, however you don’t have the time to make it at home and/or you don’t want to spend an arm and a leg purchasing online versions, at Stanly Wellness Center we offer Bone Broth Protein from Ancient Nutrition.

Two major obstacles to experiencing the benefits of bone broth is the time to make it at Not only does each scoop of Bone Broth Protein contain 20g of gut-friendly and paleo-friendly protein per serving, it also provides Bone Broth Co-Factors such as collagen, glucosamine, chondroitin, hyaluronic acid and key electrolyte minerals—to support the health of your gut, joints, muscles, skin and healthy diet. It also comes in great flavors like chocolate, vanilla, banana crème, cinnamon and apple, coffee, turmeric, greens and plain.

Mention this ad and receive 15% of your next order of Bone Broth Protein. Call 980-355-7600 to place your order.

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Patrick Ess
Dr. Patrick R. Ess grew up in Buffalo, NY. There, he attended Daemen College for his undergraduate studies in Natural Medicine. After which, he graduated in 2002 from New York Chiropractic College in Seneca Falls, NY, with a Doctor of Chiropractic Degree. Dr. Ess has treated thousands of patients and changed their lives with care. He believes in educating the patient so that they are better able to make informed decisions regarding their health.

Dr. Ess donates his time to the community by educating people of all ages on a variety of health, wellness, and safety issues. He teaches people how to avoid work injuries, stress maintenance, weight loss and promote healthy lifestyles.

Along with his 2 wonderful children - Tristen (16) and Sara (14), Dr. Ess enjoys cycling, hiking, swimming, drive-in movies, and other outdoor activities. Together they promote a healthy lifestyle with regular chiropractic care.