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Health Benefits Of Eating Organ Meats


Many people think that organ meats are not healthy as they flush out toxins from animal's body. Most people don't know that organ meats are rich in many vitamins and minerals. Liver is rich in many nutrients.

There are many health benefits of eating organ meats that we will discuss with you today.

There are many nutrients in organ meats. Liver is rich in high quality protein, vitamin A, vitamin B12, folic acid, iron, copper, zinc and chromium. Organ meats are also recommended for proper gene function.

Today, Boldsky will share with you some important health benefits of eating organ meats. Have a look at some healthiest list of organ meats.



It is the most nutritious and healthiest organ meats. It is rich in high quality proteins, vitamin A, folic acid, iron, vitamin B12 and minerals such as chromium, copper, zinc etc. It is good for heart health and increases hemoglobin level.



It is rich in nutrients and proteins. You can have beef or lamb kidney for more nutrients. It also contains omega 3 fatty acids. It has anti-inflammatory properties and is good for your heart. It is also one of the healthiest organ meats.


Pancreas and spleen

They are rich in zinc and selenium which are needed for hormonal function and immunity. They are also rich in omega 3 fatty acids and proteins. They are good for heat health and reduces inflammation. They also boost immunity and digestion.



The brain is richest source of omega-3 fatty acids. Brain also contains some powerful nutrients (phosphatidylcholine and phosphatidylserine) that are good for nerves. It is also rich in anti-oxidants which protect brain and spinal cord from damage.



It is rich in folate, iron, zinc, selenium, vitamin B2, B6 and B12. Heart meat helps in energy production in your body as it is a best source of CoQ10. It also protects from mitochondrial damage which is a main house of energy production in our cells.



It contains 70 percent fatty acids and is rich in calories. It is rich in zinc, iron, choline, vitamin B12 and trace minerals. It is good for those recovering from illness and for pregnant ladies. This is one of the best health benefits of eating organ meats.


Tripe and Intestines

Tripe means stomach lining of goats, sheep and beef. It is rich in gelatin and probiotics. It improves digestive health. Intestines are a rich source of gelatin and glutamine which are used to prevent and treat diarrhea and intestine perforations (holes). They are among the best meat from animal organs.

Story first published: Thursday, March 26, 2015, 5:34 [IST]
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