Quail eggs are known to be a nutritional and healing food. These eggs are superior to chicken egg. Chinese medical practitioners are on record for using them to treat hay fever, rhinitis, asthma, skin conditions like psoriasis and eczema, and spasmodic cough.
These eggs are full of minerals and vitamins. In their small size, they are 3-4 times greater than chicken eggs. They have 13% protein while chicken egg has 11%.
They are 140% of vitamin B1 unlike chicken that has 50%. This egg has 5 times much potassium and iron.
Unlike chicken egg, they have not been found to cause allergies and diathesis. In fact they contain ovomucoid protein that helps to fight these allergy symptoms.
When you want to promote your general health, it is recommended to eat them in raw form. The raw egg has stronger health benefits than cooked one.
Remember to wash them thoroughly and if possible in boiling water. A raw egg is not very tasteful; mix it to an orange, mango or pineapple juice to make it more pleasant.
These eggs have high content of lysozyme that helps to kill harmful bacteria thus they are resistant to infections. So do not worry when you eat them in raw form.
The following table shows the recommended daily intake. Follow this guide when you want to improve your general health. It outlines the total number of eggs you should target to consume for a particular period (Total No of Days), and the number you should eat from the first day.