Let’s be honest – most humans today do not eat cow hides. I know, it sounds totally gross…but back in the day, not so much!
Back in the day Ma would boil up some hooves and bones to make bone broth to go with liver and gizzards-all fresh from the recently slaughtered animal you raised from birth. She’d add carrots, onions and potatoes naturally grown in your family’s fertile homestead soil. Ah, the good old days.
Why Bring Up The Good Old Days of Eating Cow Hides?
Is this making you nostalgic, hungry or both? If you are hungry then what are you most likely going to eat? An over processed, chemical laden, hormone pumped piece of …
Cow? Chicken? Pig? Whatever your fancy you most likely are not going to eat the bones as well. But something in those bones is very important for your health. It is called Collagen. Collagen helps keep basically your whole body healthy. Benefits include:
- Younger, Firmer Skin
- Joint Health
- Improves Gut Function and Digestion
- Builds and Restores Muscles
- Supports Metabolism
- Promote Healthy Brain Function
- Promotes Better Sleep
How Do You Get More Collagen Into Your Diet?
So how do you get the collagen your body needs? There are some great grass-fed, pastured raised collagen supplements supplements on the market today. Make sure to find one that is all natural and sourced from the hides of free-range grass fed sources. Quality in means quality out (it does help with digestive issues). Collagen supplements will improve your health, vitality and youthfulness. It will also qualify you to answer “Yes!” to the question “do you eat cow hides?”
Is All Collagen The Same?
Absolutely not – just like a hamburger from a fast food place is not the same as a pasture raised, grass fed hamburger from the best steak house. Take a look around Amazon and you will see plenty of collagen supplements. I have been using the Perfect Hydrolyzed Collagen powder and find it to be the best quality at an affordable price.