Quail eggs are packed with vitamins and minerals. Even with their small size, their nutritional value is three to four times greater than chicken eggs. Quail eggs contain 13 percent proteins compared to 11 percent in chicken eggs. Quail eggs also contain 140 percent of vitamin B1 compared to 50 percent in chicken eggs. In addition, quail eggs provide five times as much iron and potassium. Unlike chicken eggs, quail eggs have not been known to cause allergies or diathesis. Actually they help fight allergy symptoms due to the ovomucoid protein they contain.
With Quail eggs, you get the high protein foods that your muscles need. Unlike many protein powders and bars riddled with wasteful fat and sugars, quail eggs do no waste extra calories on carbohydrates and fat. They are low in carbohydrates and sugars hence are an ideal low carb diet. For those of you need to lose weight, quail eggs allow you to consider low carb diets without feeling guilty of adding excess fat and high cholesterol to your system. Now imagine feeling fuller longer than what you can expect from a shake or bar.
Quail eggs have long been used in Chinese Medicine to treat a myriad of health problems including hay fever and asthma. They boost the immune system, promote growth, fight off bad cholesterol, stimulate brain function, sexual potency, cure digestive disorders, soothe inflammatory conditions, prevent cancer, purify blood from heavy metals and toxins, alleviate liver and kidney problems, and more! Quail egg shells are equally nutritious as well! They can be crushed to powder in a coffee grinder and used in any recipe. Quail egg shells are used to treat and prevent osteoporosis as they increase bone density.