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  Chinese black chicken

 

Thailand

Chinese black chickens (fig.), known in Thai as kai dam tun yah jihn. They are both eaten, usually in soup, and used as an ingredient in traditional Chinese medicine, for their high levels of carnosine.

 

This natural anti-oxidant has a number of beneficial properties, believed amongst others to improve muscle strength and alleviate the effects of ageing and diabetes.

 

  Chinese black chicken