… AND THERE’S 100G FREE IN EACH 400G POUCH
There’s been a surge of interest in bone broths recently as the benefits of collagen (the main ingredient of these broths) gets the thumbs up for a variety of dietary (ketogenic/paleo/ Banting) and wellness reasons: as the foundation for strong connective tissue, sturdy bones and beautiful skin, as well as rapid wound healing and the easing of joint pain.
Collagen is a complex protein chain (a peptide) comprising primarily the amino acids glycine and proline/hydroxyproline. As we age, our body’s collagen stores are depleted and need to be replaced via diet. There’s no more visible proof of collagen depletion than our skin: wrinkles are the clearest sign of collagen loss.
There are two important types of collagen: Type I is found in bones and skin, tendons and ligaments. Type II is the key component of cartilage. The main sources of dietary collagen are beef bones/hides