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Being a Kenyan living in the US, I like to keep myself posted with the happenings back home. Recently there was this craze going on about quail meat and quail eggs.

Apparently eating 4 quail eggs a day kept just about every disease away, and if you were sick there were a certain number of eggs you would have to eat to treat the disease. The number of eggs was determined by the disease, for cancer it was about 21 eggs a day.

While the claims of quail meat and eggs treating every disease known to man are somewhat outrageous it doesn’t take away from the fact that quails have numerous benefits to our health.

Benefits of quail eggs

Quail eggs are packed with vitamins and minerals, 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. Quail eggs provide five times as much iron and potassium. They also help fight allergy symptoms.   Regular consumption of quail eggs helps fight against many diseases. They are a natural combatant against digestive tract disorders such as stomach ulcers. They strengthen the immune system, promote memory health, increase brain activity and stabilize the nervous system. They help with anemia by increasing the level of hemoglobin in the body. If you are a sufferer of kidney, liver, or gallbladder stones quail eggs can help prevent and remove these types of stones.

So be adventerous today and grab a quail egg..