I thought I had it figured out. Before my son’s birthday a few weeks ago, I suggested a deal in which he’d get presents and cake and a party, but he’d stay five instead of turning six. Genius, right? Unfortunately, when the day came he explained the fundamentals of biology to me and insisted on actually turning six. Bah!
Cherishing as much time as possible with my littles can be quite a challenge, because they’re determined to savor second breakfast, elevensies and every other possible designated eating time to the utmost of their ability. Seriously, how do such small people eat SO MUCH?
Nutrients that keep you moving, pain-free: Specifically, I’m talking about glucosamine and chondroitin, which support joint function. (You can often find expensive supplements featuring these two nutrients at health food stores) (source)
Anti-aging components: Gelatin supports healthy digestion and strengthens hair, skin and nails. It also nourishes connective tissues, which helps to prevent premature skin sagging and cellulite. Broth also contains the amino acid proline, which is necessary for the production of collagen.
Detoxification support: The amino acid glycine helps the liver with detoxification. Glycine is also essential for the production of glutathione, a powerful antioxidant that helps prevent premature aging
It’s budget-friendly, too. Not only is it inexpensive to make, regular consumption may reduce the amount of meat you need to consume for optimal health. (source)
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