She Washes Eggshells and Bakes Them. The Reason? I Had No Idea!
It is recommended that adults consume up to 1,000 mg of calcium per day for optimal health. Instead of buying expensive supplements, you can make your own eggshell calcium powder in the comfort of your own kitchen!
Eggshells contain calcium and 27 other nutrients including glucosamine and hyaluronic acid. These ingredients improve joint health and decrease bone loss. Postmenopausal women who are at a high risk of developing osteoporosis would be well-served to give this homemade supplement a try. Eggshell powder has been proved to decrease pain levels associated with joint pain as well.
In this video, you will learn how to rinse, boil, and bake a dozen eggshells, and then grind them into a powder you can take with or without food. The featured text explains that it’s best to use eggs from healthy chickens. However, if this is not possible for you, then you can still get some benefit from regular store-bought eggs. The end result is a digestible powder that packs 400 mg of calcium per half teaspoon.