Support gut health - Bone broth from JARMINO contains amino acids such as glycine and glutamine that help your gut function properly.
Does your gut like bone broth?
Bone broth, or the collagen (gelatin) contained in bone broth, helps to protect the intestinal mucosa. This function of bone broth is more important for our intestines today than ever before.
Due to our western diet, which is rich in carbohydrates and sugar, most people have an unbalanced intestinal flora. Carbohydrates and sugar mainly nourish the bad bacteria in our intestines. If these increase too much compared to the good intestinal bacteria, the intestinal wall can be attacked, holes (Leaky Gut Syndrome) can form and metabolic waste and microbial toxins can escape and enter the bloodstream. From there, they can cause inflammation all over the body, which in turn can lead to chronic diseases.
The collagen contained in the bone broth can be thought of as a coat that wraps around the intestinal wall and protects it.
How does the bone broth support your intestines?
The bone broth has a regenerating effect on the intestinal mucosa. If you suffer from Leaky Gut Syndrome due to an imbalanced intestinal flora, you can support your intestine with bone broth.
The Leaky Gut Syndrome is the root of many of our current health problems. In fact, some sources claim that Leaky Gut Syndrome is the cause of up to 50% of chronic medical conditions. Apparently, up to 70% of people suffer from Leaky Gut, most of them without knowing it.
The holes in the bowel in Leaky Gut Syndrome are caused by:
- Gluten Sensitivity
- Excessive consumption of inflammation-promoting foods (especially sugar and carbohydrates)
- antibiotics or non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
- Infections such as candida, intestinal parasites and bacterial overgrowth of the small intestine
The bone broth contains many valuable ingredients that help to avoid holes in the intestine and bad consequences for our health. These include above all:
- Collagen/Gelatine: By boiling the bone stock over a long period of time, the collagen sometimes breaks down into gelatine. Gelatine supports digestion and supplies the digestive tract with nutrients. Gelatine thus helps to prevent intestinal damage and helps to improve the lining of the digestive tract, thus preventing permeability and leaky gut syndrome (1).
- Glutamine: An amino acid that protects the intestinal mucosa and boosts the metabolism (2)
- Proline: It is the most important amino acid for tissue repair.
- Glycine: An amino acid that is a key component of bile acid and plays an important role in fat digestion and the regulation of blood cholesterol.
- Glycosaminoglycans (GAGs): The best known of these nutrients are hyaluronic acid, glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate. They support the ability of collagen to bind water and contribute to the formation of mucus, which calms inflammation of the intestine (3).
- Omega-3 fatty acids: support the functioning of the cardiovascular system and reduce inflammation (4,5,6)
In which intestinal diseases can bone broth have a supportive effect?
Bone broth can be useful for a number of intestinal diseases. In addition to its anti-inflammatory and intestinal wall protecting effect, bone broth helps to normalize stomach acid, which is useful in colitis, celiac disease, ulcers and other inflammatory bowel diseases.
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"I recommend bone broth to my patients with intestinal diseases, to patients with chronic inflammatory bowel diseases (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis) but also to my many patients with irritable bowel syndrome. Of course also to all patients who simply want to eat healthy food.
I am also a big fan myself".
Dr. med. Birgit Gergelyfy
Doctor for internal medicine, gastroenterology, rheumatology, nutritional medicine
Irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease
Bone broth contains both collagen and L-glutamine, which have a special significance in the healing of inflammatory bowel diseases. Both collagen and L-glutamine work by healing the intestinal walls and reducing intestinal permeability, also known as leaky gut.
Who suffers from coeliac disease, a chronic inflammation of the small intestine mucous membrane due to a hypersensitivity to gluten, usually has need to heal his intestine. Natural bone broth is particularly recommended for this purpose.
The collagen contained in the bone broth helps to relieve inflammation in the intestines, which is often the trigger for chronic diarrhea. The bone broth promotes a healthy digestive tract and thus a healthy bowel movement.
The electrolytes contained in the bone broth are also helpful in the case of an inflated stomach.
(1) Giuseppina Frasca et al.: Gelatin tannate reduces the proinflammatory effects of lipopolysaccharide in human intestinal epithelial cells, Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2012; 5: 61-67
(2) Ralph J. DeBerardinis, Tzuling Cheng: Q's next: The diverse functions of glutamine in metabolism, cell biology and cancer, Oncogene. 2010 Jan 21; 29(3): 313–324
(3) Deal, C. L.; Moskowitz, R. W. (1999): Nutraceuticals as therapeutic agents in osteoarthritis. The role of glucosamine, chondroitin sulfate, and collagen hydrolysate, Rheumatic diseases clinics of North America 25 (2), S. 379-395
(4) Swanson D. et al.: Omega-3 fatty acids EPA and DHA: health benefits throughout life, Adv Nutr. 2012 Jan;3(1):1-7
(5) Calder PC: n-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids, inflammation, and inflammatory diseases, Am J Clin Nutr. 2006 Jun, 83(6 Suppl):1505S-1519S
(6) Janice K. Kiecolt-Glaser et al.: Omega-3 supplementation lowers inflammation in healthy middle-aged and older adults: A randomized controlled trial”, 2012