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5 Nutritious Parts Of A Cow You Should Consume More

Liver

The liver is a highly nutritious organ meat. Firstly it is the power house of vitamin A. Vitamin A supports your eye health and helps combat diseases which cause inflammation, (including Alzheimer’s disease and arthritis).

Liver contains iron, folic acid, copper, chromium, and zinc. Zinc is especially beneficial for your heart; and also increases the hemoglobin level in your blood.


Kidney

The kidney meat is packed with nutrients and proteins. Kidney meat possesses omega 3 fatty acids. These fatty acids have anti-inflammatory properties which are beneficial for your heart.


Brain

The brain meat is another rich source of omega 3 fatty acids; phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylserine, which are nutrients that support the function of your nervous system. The B-complex vitamins have been found to be beneficial to the brain. Studies have discovered and proven that B vitamins reduce the risk of Alzheimer’s disease; dementia; depression; and anxiety.

According to Medical News Today, "The antioxidants obtained by eating brain meat are also helpful in protecting the human brain and spinal cord from damage."


Heart


The heart meat is a rich supply of folate, zinc, selenium and iron. And also packed with vitamins B2, B6, and B12 (all three are found in the group of B-complex vitamins).

B vitamins are cardioprotective; meaning they protect your heart against cardiovascular disease. B vitamins aid in maintaining blood pressure and cholesterol levels; and in forming strong blood vessels.

Heart meat also contains coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10) an antioxidant that helps prevent heart disease. According to Medical News Today, " CoQ10 has been shown to decrease aging and to improve energy levels."


Tongue

The tongue meat is loaded with fatty acids, as well as zinc, choline, vitamin B12, and iron. This meat is especially recommended for those recovering from illness and pregnant women. The tongue harbours folate which is beneficial for fertility; and preventing fetal defects in a baby (such as spina bifida and heart problems).


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