The last time I was this concerned about getting a debilitating health condition was October 2018 when I missed two moon periods and thought I was pregnant. Whilst many women see this as a happy event, not one to fear, I was scared because each time I’ve been pregnant, I had a life-threatening, rare condition called hyperemesis gravidarum (HG). This is morning sickness x 1,000 and affects only 1% of women. Lucky me had it 3 times, each time pure living hell. I knew I would (and could) not survive such an experience again.
Chicken stock, like any meat stock, is rich in minerals, gelatin, and collagen. This elixir keeps bones and teeth strong, joints supple, and hair soft. I have experience with the last one as my hair used to be dry with grey coming …. I started drinking stock and within weeks, my hair softened with much less grey; likely the collagen had a play in that.
As a kid, I remember that there always seemed to be a pot of meat soup on the stove. As I grew up and became vegan in my early 20’s, cooking chicken just wasn’t