always hearing about a new food item thatís great for us.
Drink more wheatgrass, add acai to your bowl, sip some bone
do nutritionists think about trends like bone broth?
Ewoldt, a dietitian at the Mayo Clinic Healthy Living Program
in Rochester, Minn., said patients often ask him about
something new theyíve read about.
often think, he said, "if a little bitís good, maybe a
lot is better."
from assuming whatís best is tripling your bone broth intake
after reading about its benefits, he said, "thatís not
necessarily the case."
some people consider bone broth a magic elixir, crediting it
with improving joint function and gut health.
perhaps with anything advertised as a brand-new fix, he said
you canít simply add bone broth and expect good health.
see something, and right away, weíre looking for that silver
bullet," he said.
that doesnít mean something like bone broth has no place in
a healthy diet. But instead of pouring it into your thermos,
dig into why it might be good.
broth, he said, boasts an array of vitamins, minerals and
can get the same from other foods too.
get vitamins and minerals, Ewoldt pointed out, from leafy
grains, and amino acids from eating poultry.
youíre actually looking at something like that, it comes
back down to earth," he said. "Itís nothing
spectacular. It can be a nice addition."
nutritionists would be quick to note, instead of pointing to a
quick fix, these conversations always steer back to the real
solution ó a balanced diet.