You can purchase raw colostrum from your local dairy, if you have that kind of access. We prefer to take ours in powdered supplement form. Why?
Benefits of Colostrum:
- Supports a healthy immune response.*
- May enhance stamina and normal lean muscle re-growth after strenuous physical exercise, when consumed at about 20 grams per day.*
- Promotes healthy intestinal flora and the normal functioning of the entire GI tract.* (hello! This is what Oh Lardy loves!!!)
- Contains naturally occurring growth factors in colostrum may encourage cellular re-growth for healthy skin, bones, muscles, nerves and cartilage.*
We particularly like Symbiotics® colostrum. It comes in a powder, a capsule and a flavored chewable tablet (my daughter LOVES these!). We use all 3 types and love them all.
There are many ways to add colostrum to your diet in addition to just taking it like a supplement. If you are creative, you can mix it in to a variety of foods you eat each day!
View our other blog post to learn more!
Can you think of any other ways to add colostrum to your diet? Let us know in the comments!
20 Ways to Use Colostrum
- Mix with milk of your choice before pouring over cereal, like granola
- Add to smoothies
- Mix in yogurt
- Mix in your favorite nut butter before making a sandwich
- Mix into your favorite ice cream or sorbet
- Add to hot chocolate
- Stir into a glass of milk of your choice
- Add to frozen granola bars (I added about 3/4 cup and it was great!)
- Add to homemade peppermint truffles
- Mix into a sour cream or mayonnaise based dip
- Add to your favorite energy bites recipe
- Add to a cup of coffee
- Mix into your favorite creamy salad dressing
- Mix into your favorite frosting recipe
- Mix in milk kefir
- Add to mayonnaise before spreading on a sandwich or adding to tuna/chicken salad (just add to taste)
- Add to guacamole. (just add to taste. I added several tbsp.)
- Mix 1-2 scoops into your pancake or waffle mix before making them
- Add to pudding or custard
- Mix into cottage cheese or applesauce
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