If you have ever been in the Philippines, surely you would try their various street foods. It may either be the famous “balot”, “kwek-kwek”(quail egg with orange coating) or other “ihaw-ihaw”(anything grilled in the street). One of which may be barbeque, chicken intestines (known as “isaw”) or even chicken feet.
Chicken feet is commonly known as “adidas”, as Filipinos would call it. These are marinated in a mixture of brown sugar, calamansi and spices before being grilled. It is sometimes used as an ingredient in cooking adobo, a well-known Filipino dish. But most of the time it is grilled and is considered to be a staple Filipino street food.
Some would find chicken feet delicious, some would think otherwise. Nevertheless, there are reasons why you would surely love chicken feet. It is believed to be beneficial and good for if consumed. The reasons are listed as follows:
GOOD FOR YOUR INTEGUMENTARY SYSTEM (skin)
- Wound healing is hastened
- Skin looks rejuvenated which makes you look more youthful as ever
- Great for nail health maintenance
GOOD FOR YOUR DIGESTIVE SYSTEM
- Aids in making healthier gums
- Digestive issues could be resolved
GOOD FOR YOUR SKELETAL SYSTEM
- Bones become stronger
- Increases fragile bone strength and joints
GOOD FOR YOUR IMMUNE SYSTEM
- It boosts your natural immunity against diseases
GOOD FOR YOUR ENDOCRINE SYSTEM
- Great for hormonal balance
- Overcomes stress
GOOD FOR YOUR CARDIOVASCULAR SYSTEM
- Blood pressure is decreased
One amazing fact about chicken feet is its collagen content that is why it is very beneficial to your skin. It also contains loads of cartilage, calcium, and protein that could be absorbed by the body easily.
Is it not great? When chicken feet is sometimes overlooked, you will really never know how good it could affect our bodies. Try eating it and see it for yourself.
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