Quail eggs a better alternative to chicken eggs

Quail are the new and upcoming talk of the town, they are gaining a lot of attention, and are rapidly being favored in the kitchen as a cute and tiny alternative to chicken eggs, and they bear cream-colored shells with brown spots and deep-yellow yolks. And the surprising part is they taste exactly like a chicken egg but are smaller in size, but don’t be disappointed by the size as for their size they are jam-packed with nutrients.

Nutritional value:

One quail egg (9 grams) contains:-

  • Calories: 14
  • Protein: 1 gram
  • Fat: 1 gram
  • Carbs: 0 grams
  • Fiber: 0 grams
  • Choline: 4% of the Daily Value (DV)
  • Riboflavin: 6% of the DV
  • Folate: 2% of the DV
  • Pantothenic acid: 3% of the DV
  • Vitamin A: 2% of the DV
  • Vitamin B12: 6% of the DV
  • Iron: 2% of the DV
  • Phosphorus: 2% of the DV
  • Selenium: 5% of the DV


The best part of this egg is by just consuming 14 calories, you are able to complete nearly a heavy portion of your vitamin B12, selenium, riboflavin and chlorine needs. Selenium and riboflavin are significant nutrients that assist your body in breaking down the food you eat and transforming it into energy. In the meantime, vitamin B12 and iron stimulate a healthy nervous system function. Furthermore, choline is essential for helping your body make acetylcholine, a neurotransmitter that directs messages from your nervous system to your muscles.

Quail eggs are blessed with nutrients and are filled with health-promoting antioxidants that possibly will help inverse cellular damage and cure allergy symptoms, Quail eggs are also being considered as a possible treatment for salmonella infection, as the eggs comprise unique anti-salmonella antibodies. With all these benefits already figured out, scientists are working on research to find more benefits out of the quail eggs.

Although special care needs to be taken while dealing with the quail eggs, as the eggs are unpasteurized, denotation they have not been heated to kill dangerous bacteria that may reside on its shell.