Broth: A Functional Health Food You Need To Know

Broth a functional health food you need to know

Are you looking for healthy home cooked food in Singapore? Then nothing can beat Broth and Stocks from brands like Shanes Kitchen.

A broth, also known as a bouillon, is a liquid made by simmering the desired proportion of meats and vegetables. Unlike stocks and broths are usually of a lighter consistency. However, that does not mean that a broth is of less nutritional value. Depending on what is added into the broth, it can be a rich source of vitamins and minerals. In addition, a well-balanced broth, coupled with a suitable diet, provides adequate nutrients, well suited to your needs, on a daily basis.

Shane’s Kitchen offers a wide variety of broths for you to use in your favourite recipes for stews, soups, porridges, casseroles etc. We use 100% natural ingredients, no nasties, no added salt, no refined sugar, additives or preservatives. Easy to prepare, versatile, conveniently frozen and packed, our broths aim to bring you on a holistic journey to better health and general well being.

Aids Digestion & Improves Gut Health

Gelatine in a protein product derived from Collagen, found in abundance in our broths, is good for gut health. Once in the digestive tract, collagen blends with water and stomach acids to help in the healthy movement of food in through the gastrointestinal tract. Not only does collagen aids in digestion, it also helps to repair and heal the gut lining for better digestion and absorption of nutrients.

Home Remedy for Common Ailments

Broths are great for hydration purposes and to maintain bodily functions. Bring rich in vitamin, minerals and other nutrients, broths have long been used as home remedies against ailments like the common cold and flu. Broths may also act as preventive measures against illness with the high nutritional content, when consumed on a regular basis.

Support Immune Function

Broths support your immune functions by improving your digestive system. With an improved gut health, the immune system cells found in the gastrointestinal tract can then function efficiently and effectively to prevent pathogens from entering your body systems. Amino acids found in broths continuously lines our gut, supporting intestinal barrier function, reducing inflammation and boosting immunity.

Improving Joint Health and Anti-ageing

Both bones and meats are used in our broths, making our broths rich in minerals and nutrients essential for bone health such as calcium, phosphorus, magnesium and potassium. Healthy amino acids like glycine and glutamine, also helps to maintain bone density for healthy bones and joints. Studies suggest that collagen is highly effective in pain management, and joint stiffness. Consuming broths regularly may also increase collagen production by our bodies which can help to reduce wrinkles, improve skin elastic and slow down other aging processes.

Weight Management

Although low in calories, broths can be surprisingly filling and satisfying. Being low-calorie, yet packed with good protein and healthy fats, makes a broth an excellent choice for people who desire to stay healthy, eat happy, and keep an eye on their weight at the same time.

Promotes sleep

Glycine, an amino acid in broth, supports healthy sleep patterns. Research shows that glycine improves the quality of sleep in patients who has insomnia. Drink up your favourite broth with a simple dinner for better sleep and less fatigue the next day.