I ordered the Great Lakes Kosher Gelatin (green label) off Amazon because I wanted to improve my hair, nails, etc. Received it yesterday and started last night taking 1 TBS morning & night. Container has 62 servings.
Here is the correct link to the gelatin article mentioned in the 1st posting.
I use an unflavored kosher gelatin made by Great Lakes. 25 calories. I put 1 TBSP. in my cereal each morning. It certainly does thicken up the almond milk. It is supposed to be very good for your joints, as well as hair and nails. I'll do anything to keep my arthritis at bay. I like it as a source of protein for my morning meal. I even give it to my dog in her food - she has bad hips and knees.
My dog is not my whole life but she makes my life whole.
current weight: 140.8
Fitness Minutes: (123,787) Posts: 4,950 1/21/13 1:37 P
Gelatin is derived from cartilage, so it's great for a lot of health issues (rather than taking glucosamine / chondroitin, I've read). In the 70s and 80s, we used to drink it for our nails -- can't say I noticed a difference but many swear by it!
While I grecup using Knox brand, I've heard some try to find pastured sources. Those aren't readily available within 100mi of me, though.
my SparkPage is friends-only because I'm paranoid and too boring anyway
Came across this article and I did not know that gelatin had more protein and (according to article) less additives then Protein shakes. I also didn't know you could use it at a thickener. Can't find anything on gelatin not being paleo so I thought I would post this for anyone interested. Enjoy!
SparkPeople, SparkCoach, SparkPages, SparkPoints, SparkDiet, SparkAmerica, SparkRecipes, DailySpark, and other marks are trademarks of SparkPeople, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
SPARKPEOPLE is a registered trademark of SparkPeople, Inc. in the United States, European Union, Canada, and Australia. All rights reserved.