The common quail, or European quail, is a small ground-nesting bird in the pheasant family Phasianidae.Quail eggs are rapidly gaining traction in cooking as a tiny and cute alternative to chicken eggs. They taste remarkably like chicken eggs but are small — typically just one-third the size of a standard chicken egg.
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Quail Eggs Are Nutrient-Rich
Quail eggs are three to four times more nutritious than chicken eggs. Quail eggs contain 13% protein, while chicken eggs contain only 11%. They also have almost 3 times more vitamin B1 and double the vitamin B2 and vitamin A as chicken eggs
May Help In Treating Respiratory Disorders
Ancient medicinal practices involved using quail eggs to treat asthma and bronchitis. A study published in Food Science & Nutrition found a dietary supplement with quail eggs to be effective in easing the symptoms of allergic rhinitis
May Help Manage Diabetes
Quail eggs have been implicated in managing diabetes. A study conducted on diabetic rats has shown that quail eggs reduce blood glucose and creatinine levels. It also showed positive effects on kidney functions.
May Reduce The Risk Of Anemia
Iron is an important structural component of our red blood cells, which carry oxygen to all the cells of our body. Quail eggs are a rich source of iron. Iron deficiency can cause anemia . Therefore, including quail eggs in your diet can improve your circulatory system.
May Help In Detoxing
Quail eggs contain antioxidants like beta-carotene and vitamins A, C, and E . Antioxidants fight the harmful free radicals (toxins) and help in removing them from your body. The water content in quail eggs is also high. This helps flush out toxins from the system.
May Help Reduce Cholesterol And The Risk Of Heart Diseases
Quail eggs contain around 60 % of essential fats, i.e., high-density lipoprotein (HDL) or good cholesterol. This healthy fat lowers the level of bad cholesterol or LDL in your body. Excess low-density lipoprotein (LDL) can clog the arteries and cause atherosclerosis.
May Improve Hair Quality
Quail eggs contain zinc, iron, selenium, amino acids, and vitamins A, B, C, and E which are beneficial for healthy hair and scalp and preventing hair loss.
These also contain antioxidants. These may help capture the toxic free radicals and reduce hair loss and premature graying.
These are few to mention as there are more advantages to eating this sumptuous meal from quails.
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