Is Bone Broth the New Super Food?

The new high-protein, low-calorie health craze may be good for joint and gut health.
3:17 | 12/02/14

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And the "Morning stir." Looking at bone broth today. Some are calling the new food craze a super food, saying it can make you look and feel better. Pay attention, Lara. I am. And juju Chang has the story. Reporter: Your grandmother is saying I told you so. The hottest new health craze is old school. Bone broth isn't just for colds anymore. Now being touted to improve joint pain, leaky gut, osteoporosis, and even help your hair and nails go. Is it magical? It's a cup of hot, steaming deliciousness. It is the new juice craze and may replace your afternoon cup of Joe. It's bone broth. The standard that mom makes when she has hours and hours to brew up soup. It's a hot now hot beverage. Touted by Gwyneth paltrow, and adored by the paleocrowd. Now sold out of this tiny window called brodo, Italian for broth. This is a batch of the beef. It'll be ready tomorrow in like 18 hours. Reporter: What's the virtue of simmering down the bone? You get all the minerals, the calcium and magnesium. The gelatin and the cool la gen, and the amino acids. Reporter: He say it's good for inflammation and dieters. Low in calories, high in nutriti nutrition. People see lists of super foods. And you see blueberries, and I think that broth is a super food. Reporter: And unlike the juicing craze, it's low in sugar and high in protein. Does it hold a medical or nutritional value? Probably not. Is it unhealthy? Definitely not. But I think it's -- the reality is somewhere in the middle. It's a low-calory delicious food. That's the organic chicken. Reporter: Wow. His customers dig it too. I have digestion issues. Once I started drinking broth, it made everything okay. Reporter: The flavors include organic chicken or grass fed beef with optional infusions. Meanwhile, he's enjoying the attention. This is like a huge success. It's been pretty great. We're three weeks in. Don't to want get ahead of myself. A couple of Saturdays ago I ran out at 3:00. I had no idea it was going so well. Reporter: Once I started looking into bone broth, it's popping up everywhere. From prevention and even business insider. But nutritionist say be careful about store bought, lots of salt and msg. Most at home can be made for less than a dollar. You have to do it right. It takes 18 hours to simmer down. When you do, you get the calcium, the magnesium. And even the things that people take for joibt pain. And the gelatin helps your hair and nails grow, and it can line your intestines and help your leaky gut. We did it last week with the Turkey. Great. Back to Lara. Follow up on leaky gut?

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