BUSHMEAT HEALTH BENEFITS
Bushmeat is rich in
- Calcium: is used for treatment and prevention of resulting bone conditions including osteoporosis (weak bones due to low bone density), rickets (a condition in children involving softening of the bones), and osteomalacia (a softening of bones involving pain). Calcium is also used for premenstrual syndrome (PMS), leg cramps in pregnancy, high blood pressure in pregnancy (pre-eclampsia), and reducing the risk of colon and rectal cancers.
- Phosphorus: builds strong bones and teeth, filter out waste from the kidney, manages energy storage, grow, maintain and repair tissue and cells, produces DNA and RNA, assist in muscle contraction, maintain a regular heartbeat and facilitate nerve conduction
- Iron: enhances oxygen transport and support energy production
- Protein: Protein is a nutrient needed by the human body for growth and maintenance. Aside from water, proteins are the most abundant kind of molecules in the body. Protein can be found in all cells of the body and is the major structural component of all cells in the body, especially muscle. This also includes body organs, hair and skin. Proteins are also used in membranes, such as glycoproteins. When broken down into amino acids, they are used as precursors to the nucleic acid, co-enzymes, hormones, immune response, cellular repair, and other molecules essential for life.Additionally, protein is needed to form blood cells.