Let us introduce you to Cantonada, FOND’s “newest” chicken bone broth tonic! Though it’s not really new! Cantonada was created back in FOND’s farmer’s market days for a customer struggling with candida and dysbiosis. Instead of the ‘kill and conquer’ approach of using potent antibiotics and antimicrobials to improve dysbiosis, our founder Alysa wanted a gentler approach instead.
What could she put into a bone broth that would help this customer naturally and gently rebalance her gut bacteria? After a lot of research and finding ingredients that tasted as good as they performed for you, Cantonada was born. Created in 2016, this OG flavor has been sitting on the shelf ever since, and it's now her turn to shine!
Cantonada is named after the Spanish phrase, dar cantonada, meaning to give something - or someone - the “slip.” It's an elegant solution that helps your body smartly evade (give the slip!) health threats. Made with an infusion of black Spanish radish, garlic and oregano, this broth possesses powerful benefits ranging from supporting your immune system to improving bacterial balance in the gut and improving skin health.
Today, we’re diving into the benefits of each infusion ingredient in more detail!
Benefits of Black Spanish Radishes
Though you may not have heard of it before, black Spanish radishes are a root veggie that have a sharp, spicy flavor reminiscent of horseradish. Used in traditional medicine to dissolve gallstones, these radishes are great for cleaning the blood and liver. Rich in vitamin C, they are also beneficial for your skin, and may help reduce hair loss and blemishes. Still not convinced? Black radishes are also rich in Raphanin, a natural enzyme that regulates the secretion and production of thyroid hormones. Benefits for skin, hair, and hormones? Sign us up!
Benefits of Garlic
We love garlic around here! It’s an extremely potent allium (part of the onion family) that is widely used in cooking and in natural medicine. One study found that a daily garlic supplement reduced the length of a cold by 70%, from five days in the placebo group to one and a half days in the group taking garlic. Incredible! Garlic is widely loved because it is high in allicin, which is believed to destroy or break up the biofilm in the candida fungus (along with a slew of immune health benefits)! Garlic is also a natural athletic performance enhancer, and it may increase longevity and improve cardiovascular health!
Benefits of Oregano
Oregano is a staple herb in most kitchens, and it packs a big punch! It is bold and earthy, with a slight bitterness and hint of mint. It’s truly the perfect herb to balance the garlic and black spanish radish in Cantonada. Highly antibacterial and antimicrobial (great for gut bacterial balance!), oregano also contains the phytonutrients thymol and carvacrol. These little zero calorie leaves are an excellent source of vitamin K, vitamin C, and even tryptophan!
Just like all of FOND’s other bone broths, Cantonada is shelf-stable, stored in beautiful glass jars, and made with organic free-range chickens. Each ingredient is hand-picked and paired to optimize absorption and taste! We take flavor and function to the next level.
We recommend drinking Cantonada first thing in the morning on an empty stomach for maximum absorption and benefits, but you will experience the benefits no matter when you drink it!