After years of research it is said that eggs should be categorized as a superfood because they are loaded with the essential vitamins and minerals required by the human body.
Quail eggs are superior to chicken eggs and have been used to treat several ailments by Chinese practitioners. They use a proven method in which a particular number of eggs are consumed for a fixed number of days.
For instance, an adult seeking a cure for stress will need to eat quail eggs for a period of 25 days, beginning with 3 eggs a day for the first 3 days and progressing to 5 eggs a day. The number of days will vary according to age and the type of ailment.
When children are given one quail egg a day it greatly improves their physical and mental well-being. Metabolic rate is improved and the IQ of the child is enhanced. These eggs are also known to improve the volume and glossiness of the hair and bring a glow to the skin.
While the elderly are on a diet of one quail egg a day they can be cured of many age-related diseases as quail eggs have regenerative properties. These eggs also balance important nutrients, revive memory and protect nerve cells.
These eggs are an alkaline forming product and are a natural remedy for stomach ulcers and gastritis. They are also a good source of many minerals such as potassium, magnesium and vitamin B6. Hence, they can even assist in removing stones from the kidney, liver and gallbladder.
The naturally found iron, Vitamin A and B12 in these eggs are very good for recovery after a surgery as they help in the regeneration of cells. Further, consumption of these eggs can help cure anemia.
Bodybuilders understand the value of quail eggs because of the high protein content and low levels of cholesterol.
As quail eggs are rich in ovomucoid proteins and lysozyme, they can control infections and inflammations which lead to psoriasis, eczema, allergies and asthma.
Quail eggs are beneficial in a beauty regime - as a face mask containing the yolk of a quail egg is seen to improve the complexion and also add a glow to the skin. A whipped egg applied to the hair, leaves it looking shiny, glossy and adds volume to the hair.
Quail eggs work best when eaten raw. But, many people are repulsed by the idea of consuming it raw and therefore, could be made palatable by mixing it with orange or pineapple juice.
The eggs can be stored safely in the refrigerator, but have delicate shells so extra care is needed. Quail eggs are easily available in most stores today, and are gaining popularity by the day.
Egg, quail, whole, fresh, raw
|Calcium, Ca||64 mg||6.4 %|
|Copper, Cu||0.06 mg||3.1 %|
|Iron, Fe||3.65 mg||20.28 %|
|Magnesium, Mg||13 mg||3.25 %|
|Manganese, Mn||0.04 mg||1.9 %|
|Phosphorus, P||226 mg||22.6 %|
|Potassium, K||132 mg||3.77 %|
|Selenium, Se||32 mcg||45.71 %|
|Sodium, Na||141 mg||5.88 %|
|Zinc, Zn||1.47 mg||9.8 %|
|Vitamin A||543 IU||10.86 %|
|Vitamin C||0 mg||0 %|
|Vitamin B6||0.15 mg||7.5 %|
|Vitamin E||1.08 mg||3.6 %|
|Vitamin K||0.3 mcg||0.38 %|
|Riboflavin||0.79 mg||46.47 %|
|Thiamin||0.13 mg||8.67 %|
|Folate, DFE||66 mcg||16.5 %|
|Niacin||0.15 mg||0.75 %|
|Fiber||0 g||0 %|
|Cholesterol||844 mg||281.33 %|
|Carotene, alpha||0 mcg|
|Carotene, beta||11 mcg|
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Latest Publications and Research on Eat Your Way to Good Health with Quail Eggs
- The frequency of cross-reactivity with various avian eggs among children with hen's egg allergy using skin prick test results: fewer sensitizations with pigeon and goose egg. - Published by PubMed
- Robust Biological Fibers Based on Widely Available Proteins: Facile Fabrication and Suturing Application. - Published by PubMed
- High selective purification of IgY from quail egg: Process design and quantification of deep eutectic solvent based ultrasound assisted liquid phase microextraction coupled with preparative chromatography. - Published by PubMed
- Effects of stinging nettle (Urtica dioica) powder on laying performance, egg quality, and serum biochemical parameters of Japanese quails. - Published by PubMed
- Time of sexual maturity and early egg quality of Japanese quails affected by in ovo injection of medicinal plants. - Published by PubMed
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