Popularly identified as cow heels, across African borders this type of meat is referred to in various native terms such as amanqina enkomo, mazondo, tlhakwana and so forth. Enjoyed across the African continent in many ways this hearty treat is best savored when slow cooked, tender and juicy.
For those of us who enjoy traditional dishes then you know what a vital role this delicacy plays in adding flavour and all sorts of deliciousness to any home cooked meal. The traditional dishes we grew up on will always follow us wherever we go. The best part of these foods is that they are hearty, tasty and still remain quite nutritional without having to compromise on taste.
What’s for dinner – an online menu planner that gives you answers to all your dietary questions and needs – provides us with all the multiple nutrients and minerals that our bodies need that are packed in cow trotters. They state that a meal with a serving of cow trotters guarantees protein, calcium, amino acids, magnesium, phosphorus and selenium.
Some of these minerals and nutrients aid towards reducing muscle spasms, allergies and come highly recommendable for elders. Cow trotters are packed with calcium, as the bone broth they produce helps with strengthening bones, further promoting a healthy heart, nerves and muscles.
As mentioned by What’s for dinner, these play a crucial role in being a building block to our bodies as they aid towards the production healthy bones, teeth and a healthy body in overall.
Hyper Meats – a meat wholesaler and retailer – makes mention that the jelly-like juice substance which is produced when cow trotters are boiled can be used for multiped beneficial health purposes. Not only does the jelly substance “power digestive juices against stomach bugs” but research has shown that it improves mental health and brain function. Bringing benefits to our guts as the collagen present in these bones “seals the gut lining” and helps with being a “solution to leaking gut lining.”
Hyper Meats further argues that one of the health benefits that is often not mentioned and has not yet been scientifically proven is cow trotters being aphrodisiac. Aphrodisiac is a term used to define foods that have the ability to stimulate sexual desire.
Pass the baton on and continue cooking those delicious cow trotter stews and get your family indulging in delectable meals that are packed with all the health benefits that your family needs.