When is the best time to drink bone broth? It turns out, timing matters to maximize your results with bone broth.
If you drink bone broth at the wrong time, you are wasting your time and money on bone broth.
Below is when you should drink bone broth based on your specific goals.
Having digestive issues?
If you're suffering from digestive issues, gut pain, IBS or any GI disease then the best time to drink bone broth is first thing in the morning and before your meals. Bone broth soothes your digestive system and prepares it to digest incoming food.
Suffering from joint, tendon or ligament pain?
The best time to drink bone broth for joint pain is 1 hour before exercise. The key is to add a bit of vitamin C (50mg). In terms of exercise, you ca walk or perform rehab exercises.
You can squeeze lemon juice in your mug of broth to get enough vitamin C.
The timing is crucial as your exercise activity helps push more collagen into your tendons, ligaments and joints. You can learn more about this strategy in our bone broth benefits article (scroll to item #4).
Do you have trouble sleeping?
Bone broth timing to optimize your sleep is before bed.The proteins (glycine) in bone broth are shown to improve the quality of your sleep by decreasing your core body temperature.
Want to help control your blood sugar?
Drink bone broth before your meal to help stabilize blood sugar.
An amino acid called glycine is shown to decrease your blood sugar response to carbohydrate rich meals.
These are the best times to drink bone broth based on your specific needs. You should drink bone broth whenever you can work it into your day. The above gives you specific times if you want to optimize your bone broth nutrition.