Bird Nest Benefit (燕窝的好处) 

For more than one thousand years, edible bird nest benefits are well known and it has been consumed across Southeast Asia, and spread to other parts of the world. Edible bird nests are consumed not just for its flavor and splendid taste, but for its nutritional and medicinal benefits.

           The Nutritional Benefits of Bird Nest

Natural Source of Food and Nutrition 

Bird nest 燕窝 is an absolute source of unique food and nutrition and it is 100% natural. Edible bird nests are the nests of Swiftlets which are built mostly during breeding seasons to raise their young ones. The nests are made up of the bird’s saliva which contains several nutrients that is beneficial to humans.  

Swiftlefts nests are absolutely safe to eat for anyone: babies, kids, and teenagers, adults male or female, young and old. Bird nests soup is absolutely safe for pregnant women too.  

Also, bird nest is strongly recommended for those convalescing. The nutrients in the nests can speed up the recovery process and makes healing faster. Since bird nest is a rich source of food and nutrition, it is important to carefully examine all the nutrients that are found in bird nest.     

The Nutrients in Bird Nest   

It has been scientifically proven that bird nest is made up of several minerals. However, glycoproteins which contain a combination of carbohydrate and protein properties are the major nutrients in Swiftlets bird nests.  

The Nutrients in Bird Nest

The nests contain all the important amino acids which are the primary building blocks of protein. Specifically, six different types of Amino acids are found in bird nest which are amide, humin, arginine, cystine, histidine and lysine. The entire level of mono-amino acids found in bird nest is about 6 percent.  

The entire protein in the nest constitutes about 85 percent, and fat of 0.3 percent. Also, bird nest contain 2.5 percent ash, nitrogen of 10.3 percent, and carbohydrate that is up to the level of 17.4 percent. Furthermore, bird nest contain a significant level of vitamin B1, sulphur, arsenate and phosphorus. 

During consumption, the energy value per 100g portion is placed at 345 kilocalories. Other minerals found in the bird nest are iron and calcium. Calcium can build strong bones and teeth in children and adults.   


Nutritional Benefits of Edible Bird Nests 

The following are some of the major benefits of consuming edible bird nests:  

Balanced Diet:  bird nests contain major nutrients that can replenish the body as balanced diet. It contains water, carbohydrate, calcium, iron, fat, nitrogen, protein and all the major amino acid necessary for proper functioning of the body. As such, bird nests are considered a balanced diet that can be eaten by anyone.     

  Bird Nest Benefits

Wellness:  one of the first major benefits of bird nest (燕窝的好处) is that it improves general body wellness. Bird nest strengthens every aspect of the body, bones, tissue and cells. Regular consumption of bird nests will make you feel absolutely healthier. It energizes the immune system and leaves you with lower risk of contracting any disease.  

Bird nests fortify the entire human immune system, makes the weak and old stronger; improve respiratory system in children and adult. Also, bird nest helps children and adult learn better and faster by boosting their level of concentration. Additionally, regular consumption of bird nests boosts libido.       

Stimulate Healthy Beautiful Skin:  bird nests stimulate healthy growth of the skin which results in a radiant and adorable skin. This was one of the first nutritional benefits of bird nests that were discovered.  The wives of ancient Chinese Emperors were known for consuming bird nests soup in order to maintain their beauty and dazzling skin.  

Bird nest Benefits to body

Several research findings have further revealed how the nutrients in bird nests stimulate healthy skin growth and appearance. Bird nests prevent and treat premature skin aging. Bird nests incite cell division, build tissue, controls the endocrine system, clear off wrinkles and makes the skin glitter with beauty and youthfulness.  

Rich Source of Nutrients for Pregnant Women:   it has been scientifically proven that bird nest Singapore is a rich source of nutrients for pregnant women and their unborn children (fetus).  During the pregnancy (pre-natal) period, eating bird nest will replenish and strengthen the body of the pregnant woman.  


Women that consume bird nest during pregnancy always recover faster and better after childbirth. Such women experience lesser or no loss of hair, become stronger, and experience better sleep after childbirth.    

As a rich source of calcium for pregnant women, bird nest fortifies liver and lungs and enhances metabolism. The unborn child too also benefits from the bird nests the mother consumes. Pregnant women that eat bird nests give birth to healthier babies with beautiful smooth skin  

Regenerates Cell 

Several research findings have strongly indicated that bird nests contain collagen (an active protein molecule). Collagen stimulates the renewal of cells in the epidermis.  Also, collagen bolsters cells immunity and boost resistance of the body toward harms that are caused by exposure to X-rays. Collagen speed up the healing of wound, stimulates healthy hair growth, improves development of the brain and prevents bone diseases.        

Make Digestion Easier:  bird nest is a strong solution for indigestion. The nest contains several nutrients one of which is enzymes. Enzymes can easily act on food in the stomach to quicken the digestion process.  Digestion releases the nutrients in food so the body can absorb and benefit from such nutrient. Also, bird nests accelerate the rate of metabolism.  

Benefits of Bird Nest

Supplement to Other Food:  bird nests can be taken as supplement to other food mostly for children suffering of malnutrition. People placed on a particular diet for health reasons can consume bird nests as a supplement to their recommended diets. The nutrients in bird nest can supplement nutrients in other foods and replenish the body better and faster.   

Bird Nest used for Traditional Chinese Medicine  

For many centuries, bird nests have been a unique source of traditional Chinese medicine.  Bird nests have been used for the treatment of several ailments, diseases and during convalesce. It is widely believed that the nest acts as anti-aging and anti-cancer properties.  


In traditional Chinese medicine, bird nest is strongly recommended for the treatment of asthma, cold, cough, influenza, weak blood, and cancer. Also, bird nests has been found to be potent in boosting libido, enhancing physical strength, and absolutely effective as a health tonic. Also, bird nests soup is taken in order to increase lifespan and for the treatment of cough and asthma. 


Jin Yan Tang Bird Nests   

At Jin Yan Tang, we understand the relevance of the nutrients and minerals in bird nests. As such, all our nests are specially prepared by experts. We know how to prepare the bird nests without losing any nutritional value or taste during cooking.  

Also, we prepare the nests with several unique recipes that will suit your requirement. Additionally, our Singapore bird nests are served based on your personal preference. Visit us and have a taste of Jin Yan Tang bird nest today, and you will be glad you did.      


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