Your digestive tract’s health is linked with just about every other function in your body, including your brain studies are finding. Many scientists have begun to refer to the gut as our second brain. So it’s not surprising to find that foods that upset the gut similarly affect your brain.
Chicken broth is wonderful on a sensitive gut.
The cornerstone of my kitchen is my homemade chicken broth. With this time-honored curative in my repertoire, I feel I have a secret culinary weapon.
If you have digestive issues, an autoimmune disease or just feel run down, homemade, chicken broth should be your number one healing food. Maybe I should say, medicine! A gelatinous chicken broth helps heal the gut lining and has a soothing effect on areas of inflammation.
It’s not surprising that gut healing diets such as GAPS and SCD almost exclusively have patients drink chicken broth. There is a GAPS mantra: ‘heal and seal’. That’s the power of chicken broth! Broth can assist remedy leaky gut.