Gelatin is a collagen derivative obtained from animal by-products that consists of two amino acids, glycine and proline. These amino acids are present in the bones, tissues and organs of fibrous animals, and the world’s population do not get enough of them.
They are necessary for good skin, healthy hair and nails, as well as for a balanced weight and optimal immune function. Glycine is a powerful anti-inflammatory agent that can speed up wound healing, which is why it is often given to the recovery of hospitalized patients.
Gelatin can improve digestive strength and intestinal integrity by improving gastric acid secretion and restoring the healthy lining of the stomach lining. Gelatin absorbs water and helps keep fluid in the digestive tract.
Gelatin also improves the health of joints and bones because it contains amino acids that strengthen the cartilage of the joint; it also helps with food intolerances and allergies. The amino acid-glycine helps the liver eliminate toxins from the system.
It contains keratin which is essential for the skin, improving its elasticity thanks to collagen, its regular consumption will make you feel younger and healthier;
Gelatin heals wounds faster because it contains glycine which has healing and anti-inflammatory properties.
It can also help you sleep better, according to a well-known study, gelatin improves the quality of sleep and its regular consumption can shake off drowsiness and improve cognitive function;
It also contributes to weight loss and according to experts, it excites the production of human growth hormone and stimulates metabolism.
Here is the recipe for a delicious homemade jelly to enjoy all the benefits of gelatin:
45 ml of unflavoured gelatin;
250 ml of green tea;
200 g fresh strawberries or 250 ml grape juice;
250 ml orange juice (freshly squeezed);
At first, cook green tea and add honey. Then add the gelatin, mix until the gelatin dissolves.
Put it next to a heat source and allow it to cool. Then add the grape juice and orange and mix well.
At the end of the process, pour the result into a container and refrigerate for three hours. The jelly is ready for consumption. Enjoy it.