HealthGuinea Fowl: The underestimated poultry superfood you should add to their diet

Guinea Fowl: The underestimated poultry superfood you should add to their diet

Guinea fowl meat is one of the healthiest.
Guinea fowl meat is one of the healthiest.
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3:02 PM EST, January 11, 2024

Originating from Africa, the guinea fowl is now farmed almost everywhere globally. Its dark, juicy, aromatic meat, brimming with a musky aroma, tastes like conventional poultry fused with a delicate hint of game. Moreover, it's relatively easy to prepare. Guineafowl can be matched with cranberries, various vegetables, forest mushrooms, rosemary, thyme, stewed apples, and fresh citrus fruits like oranges, lemons, or tangerines.

Besides its taste attributes, this noble poultry species also boasts myriad health benefits. The nutritious guinea fowl meat packs significant amounts of high-quality protein, vitamins E and those from the B group, potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, and unsaturated fatty acids.

Thanks to its valuable components, regular consumption can develop muscle mass, boost mood, maintain optimal blood pressure, enhance the functioning of the nervous system, and improve bone and dental health.

Furthermore, guinea fowl meat is almost twice as lean as chicken meat. Its fat content is small and low in calories, making it a perfect choice for a low-fat, high-protein diet without worrying about gaining extra weight.

Dietary and medical experts especially recommend incorporating guineafowl into daily diets for people struggling with overweight, obesity, and diabetes.

Guinea fowl eggs are a delightful addition to daily diets, too. They taste lovely and positively affect our health. These eggs contain 50% more vitamin A than those laid by hens. Moreover, they are rich in vitamins D3 and E and have high carotenoid content.

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