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Bovine Gelatin, A Great Source of Protein!

Many women tell us that when pregnant, they are told to consume plenty of protein. With nausea that often accompanies the first trimester, this may seem like a daunting task.

Did you know that gelatin may be the perfect solution to this dilemma?

100% bovine gelatin is unflavored and unsweetened, so it can be added to soups, stews, smoothies, etc. One tablespoon of gelatin contains 12 grams of protein! Although gelatin is not a complete protein, it acts as a protein sparer, allowing the body to more fully utilize the complete proteins that are consumed.

Gelatin can be a real budget saver! Combining good quality animal fat with gelatin-rich bone broth can help families eat nutritiously and save their money for more expensive pasture-raised meats and poultry.

Frequently asked questions about Bernard Jensen Gelatin

Q. What does it taste like?
A. It adds no flavor to your favorite foods or drinks.

Q. Is it organic?
A. This gelatin is produced from the highest quality cows tested for mad cow disease. The cows have been primarily grass fed. This gelatin is processed in a way that virtually eliminates formation of glutamic acid/MSG by-products. Recommended by Sally Fallon.

Q. Is it Certified Kosher?
A. Yes!

Q. How do I use it?
A. Recommended uses include thickening soups, sauces, and stews or added to smoothies. Gelatin will absorb liquid from whatever it is added to, having a thickening effect.

Q. How does it help digestion?
A. When eaten with cooked foods, gelatin has the effect (through its hydrophillic colloids) of drawing digestive fluids into the food thereby enhancing the digestive process. Cooked foods by themselves tend to repel the digestive fluids.

Q. Does it require refrigeration?
A. No.

Q. How long will it last?
A. Approximately one year.

Q. What part of the cow is the gelatin made from?
A. It is a proprietary "B Blend" made from primarily hide, with some bone.

Q. Is it heated during processing?
A. Yes, to slightly below boiling.

Q. Are there any health benefits?
A. It is a good source of protein and contains 20 of the 22 amino acids, including arginine and glycine.

Bovine Gelatin

Comments

The use of gelatin the last 5 years in my morning oatmeal (soaked over night) has all my 68 year old joints functiong smoothly, and with 6 years of cod liver oil food all my arthritis is gone.
Posted @ Saturday, November 26, 2011 11:05 AM by Jay Dee
This is great news Jay! Thank you for sharing. We hear similar results from others as well. I personally reversed 3 years of debilitating tendonitis with a very similar protocol.
Posted @ Tuesday, December 06, 2011 8:14 AM by Norman LeMoine
I read on the product FAQ that the cows from which this product comes are grass and grain fed? Surprised to see that it is endorsed by the WAPF given that admission.  
 
Also wondering whether the cows are A1 or A2? I know the protein affects milk and whey...would it matter for gelatin as well?  
Posted @ Thursday, March 07, 2013 7:22 PM by juniper
I started taking powdered gelatin to strengthen my nails as they are very thin and weak. I happen to have degenerative disc disease in my thorasic spine and arthritis in my hips and my knees are bad. I had no idea of the benefits of gelatin. Then one day my pain let up in my back, hips and knees. Not a cure as I still have pain but, soooo much better than it was. All because of gelatin. Now why the heck don't the docs tell you this stuff instead of putting you on drugs like vicodin to help you through the pain? 
 
When I asked the doctor about this the benefits of taking gelatin he said "oh yeah, that will help you". dumb ass. 
Posted @ Thursday, May 16, 2013 5:55 AM by Joan A0
Can you tell me where I can buy this gelatin. I live in Canada.
Posted @ Sunday, August 03, 2014 4:12 PM by kaye
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