Quail is a collective name for several genera of mid-sized birds generally placed in the order Galliformes. The length of the bird does not exceed 20-22 cm, and weight - 150 grams.
Despite the size of quail are quite popular in cooking. In addition, for many centuries, quail fights were popular as Central Asian sports.
The Egyptians considered quail as the food for rich people. It is known that bird origins from China. For today, the number of quail has fallen significantly, so they were farmed. It should be noted that the first bird quail that has successfully incubated on a spaceship.
Quail 5 times more fat than chicken. In spite of this, the meat of this bird is considered a dietary. The protein contributes splitting fat and increases muscle mass.
Quail meat strengthens the immune system; Recovers metabolism; Increases hemoglobin levels; It helps normalize blood pressure; It strengthens bones and teeth; It improves brain function; It prevents the development of malignant tumors.
Quail is especially recommended for baby diet.