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骨头汤 is having a moment. But unlike some other wellness trends (looking at you shake-weight workouts 和 extreme juice cleanses), 骨头汤 is a tried 和 true elixir that’s been made for centuries. 

事实上,你的 奶奶 was most likely making 骨头汤 on the regular. Want to be like Gr和ma? Well, grab your Pond's... 和 cook up some 骨头汤. Here’s how to make it in your own kitchen, but quicker than 奶奶, using a 慢炖锅, 和 reap its many wellness benefits.

Bone 肉汤 Benefits

According to Sally Fallon1, traditional wellness pioneer 和 author of “Nourishing 肉汤,” 骨头汤 is “a cure-all in traditional households 和 the magic ingredient in classic gourmet cuisine.” Made from the bones of chicken, 鱼, 和牛肉, 骨头汤, she says “builds strong bones, assuages sore throats, nurtures the sick, puts vigor in the step 和 sparkle in love life.“给2022世界杯下注平台报名吧。.

Fallon also claims 骨头汤 can contribute to reducing symptoms or even healing the common cold 和 flu, 哮喘, irritable bowel syndrome, multiple sclerosis, 肾上腺疲劳, 贫血, 骨质疏松症, 肠漏, 焦虑, 更年期, nervous system disorders, 食物过敏, 和 heart disease. 

If it sounds too good to be true... well, we get it. And science is still out on which – if any – of these benefits are strictly provable. Christine Zoumas, a clinical instructor of family medicine 和 public health at UC Santa Barbara, nevertheless tells PopSci2 that while we're still waiting for the peer-reviewed evidence that would confirm many of these claims, the placebo benefits on colds may be worthwhile anyway. 如果没有其他的, 骨头汤 is definitely delicious 和 comforting when you're feeling under the weather!

Bone 肉汤 Nutrition

骨头汤 is touted for its array of amino acids, fats, minerals, collagen, 和 gelatin.

Along with vitamin A 和 B12, 铁, 钾, 锌, 和磷, 骨头汤 purportedly contains easily absorbable calcium, 镁, 和 silicon (though one 2017 study3 noted that "although dietitians 和 the media have widely promoted 骨头汤 as a calcium supplement, no or only weak scientific evidence concerning calcium levels therein 和 preparation methods has been provided."

骨头汤's wide array of amino acids including glycine 和 脯氨酸 help to form collagen 和 soothe 和 protect joints. Its richness in chondroitin sulfate 和 glucosamine – components in cartilage 和 tissue – is purported to reduce inflammation 和 soothe arthritis 和 joint pain, according to the Weston A. Price Foundation4.

Bone 肉汤: Skin Rx

Each sip of 骨头汤 delivers a dose of skin-loving collagen (composed of the amino acids glycine, 脯氨酸, 羟脯氨酸, 和 arginine) for radiant outsides 内部. Celebrities including Gwyneth Paltrow 和 Shailene Woodley are hooked, 和 wellness gurus swear by the stuff for youthful 和 supple skin.

New York City skincare expert Julia March is a huge fan of 骨头汤’s skin-boosting properties. “I highly recommend it to everyone who wants clear 和 firm skin,” March notes. “Bone soup contains minerals that nourish the skin cells, 和 they calm inflammation in the body – 和 consequently on the face as well.”

胶原蛋白, the main protein found in animal connective tissue, delivers these skin-boosting effects. Consuming collagen has been shown to significantly improve skin elasticity, increase moisture, 和 increase the density of the dermis, the thick layer of skin beneath the epidermis (read our guide to the best collagen here).

All 关于 The Bones

Sourcing bones for homemade broth is a big deal. Not just any bones will do.

Bones from pasture-raised animals not fed artificial ingredients or given hormones 和 steroids are the very best choice for your broth. Source quality bones like those from your local farmer's market, a sustainable butcher, or a reputable health food store. When you've found your local source, call ahead 和 reserve a bag or two of bones. The popularity of 骨头汤 means that the days of butchers pawning bones off on customers for free are over, 和 you don't want to come away disappointed!

骨头汤 can be made from a variety of different animals including chicken, 牛肉, 野牛, 羊肉, 鱼, 和猪肉. In fact, using different parts of the animal (feet, neck, tail, ears, shank, etc.) 和 using more than one kind of animal (i.e. chicken 和牛肉) is one of the best ways to reap a variety of different minerals 和 an abundance of gelatin 和 collagen.

Although using bones from feet 和 necks may sound a bit intimidating, it is truly one of the best ways to use a whole animal – an important sustainability commitment. 骨头汤 makes use of a byproduct, therefore reducing food waste 和 honoring the life of an animal.

How To Make Bone 肉汤

Grab your bones, herbs... 和慢炖锅! 是的, instead of the energy 和 time required to cook it in a large pot like Gr和ma did, we recommend resorting to this more modern hack for an easy, 美味的结果.

how to make 骨头汤


  • 持续时间
  • 做饭的时间
  • 准备时间
  • 6-8


  • 2 pounds pasture-raised bones, unfrozen (chicken, turkey, 羊肉, pork, 牛肉, or a mixture)
  • 2 carrots, roughly chopped
  • 2 stalks, celery roughly chopped
  • 1 onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 bundle fresh herbs such as parsley, 牛至, thyme, 和 rosemary
  • 2 tablespoons apple cider vinegar
  • 过滤水


  1. Place bones in 慢炖锅 和 add carrots, celery, onions, 和 herbs.
  2. Fill the 慢炖锅 with water so the bones 和 vegetables are covered. Add the apple cider vinegar, which will break down the bones 和 marrow.
  3. Turn 慢炖锅 on high for eight hours.
  4. After eight hours, turn down to low heat for the remaining amount of time. Chicken 和 turkey 骨头汤 is done after 24 hours of cooking, 而牛肉, 羊肉, 和猪肉 骨头汤 needs 48 hours to cook. If doing a mixture of bones, cook for 36 hours.
  5. Once broth has finished cooking, discard all the vegetables, herbs, 和 bones. Strain the broth over a large pot with a fine mesh strainer to catch any bits you may have missed.
  6. The final product can be stored for up to six months in freezer-safe containers, such as mason jars, or in the refrigerator for up to two weeks. Use 骨头汤 in soups or stews or simply drink a mug in the morning with breakfast.

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