So I keep reading about the benefits of bone broth. We often have a roast chicken and I always have odds and ends of veg languishing in the bottom of my fridge, so I figured I have nothing to lose in making some. My writing is so inspiring, I know! Anyway, I think it’s fairly well established that chicken soup is ‘nature’s penicillin’, so I think there has to be some merit in the claims of bone broth. It differs from ordinary stock in that you boil it for much longer (24 hours), until the bones crumble. This releases gelatin and collagen, which are good for your joints, skin and gut health. Why is bone broth so amazing?