“Due to its high amount of proteins, quail is a food recommended especially for muscle development. Protein rich food as this meat is recommended during childhood, adolescence and pregnancy because in these stages is required greater amount of this nutrient.
The high content of vitamin B3 of the quail, makes it a beneficial food for the circulatory system. In addition, vitamin B3 or niacin can help to reduce cholesterol. Because of its high content of vitamin B3, this meat is recommended for diseases like diabetes, arthritis or tinnitus.
The abundance presence in the quail meat of vitamin B6, also known as pyridoxine, makes this food recommended in cases of diabetes, depression and asthma. In addition, vitamin B6 present in this meat helps preventing heart diseases, can reduce carpal tunnel symptoms and may even help in the fight against cancer.” Article from the website alimentos.org (In Spanish).
“It is a loyal ally of the domestic economy and was for long considered luxury food. Currently, it is still considered as a nutritious and tasty meat at a price almost always stable and inexpensive.
Provides about 15 calories per 100 grams, easily assimilated proteins, 5 to 7 grams of fat, and a variable amount of calcium, iron, vitamins A and from group B, a food suitable for the whole family and especially useful in cases of recovery and convalescence.
Chicken meat is the star of many slimming diets for its richness in nutritional elements, shortage of fats and easily digestible. As it is very rich in vitamins and minerals, go well with salad and vegetable accompaniments. It contains about 175 milligrams of uric acid, so it should be consumed with moderation by people with rheumatic problems, while the obese and people with high cholesterol should discard the fat-laden skin. Because of its low sodium content is recommended for hypertension. It’s a very interesting meat for young and old.” Article from the newspaper “La Verdad” (In Spanish).
The tastiest chicken pieces are:
– The breast.
– The legs.