You see, I was not a fan of snail at all. I had heard lots of stories and myths surrounding it, coupled with how difficult it can be to thoroughly clean them before cooking. I even thought it had no health benefits to offer the body.
I love reading about different foods and how they impact our health, you can call me a health enthusiast. So, as usual, I was reading about some food and came across some really amazing health benefits of eating snails; I will share three of them with you today.
1. Snails can help to increase your blood count and help treat anemia. Anemia refers to low blood count in your body. If you have anemia or want to improve your blood count, eating snails more often will go a long way to help you achieve that.
Snails contain lots of vitamin B12 (iron/folate) which is responsible for building up your red blood cells. This is also good for pregnant women who need to build up their blood count for the baby growing in them.
2. They help to keep your heart healthy. Snails are a very good source of Omega-3 fatty acids which are very good for your heart.
They help to prevent heart diseases, high blood pressure, reduce blood clotting and keep your heartbeat steady.
3. They are very rich in essential nutrients. Snails are very rich in protein, they contain as much protein as beef, chicken and turkey. If you are trying to lose weight, you can eat more of protein like snails which are also low in fat.
Apart from protein, they are also very good sources of vitamin A and calcium. Vitamin A strengthens your eyes, helps your cells grow and helps your immune system to fight infections. Calcium helps to keep your bones and joints healthy.
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