Liver is packed with vitamins and minerals, it’s basically like taking a meat multivitamin. including: B Vitamins, Selenium, Copper, Phosphorous, Zinc, Iron, Vitamin A, Vitamin D, Copper, Potassium, Magnesium, Phosphorous, and Iron.
Adequate intake of the above nutrients has been shown to be linked to lower oxidative stress, muscle damage, and inflammation leading to athletes having more optimal recovery.
Other benefits include: cardiovascular health, energy, cancer protection, immune function, bone health and blood vessel health
Contains high levels of CoQ10, which has been shown to increase maximal oxygen uptake (VO2-Max) and also plays a large role in recycling Vitamin E. Vitamin E assist with the production of Red Blood Cells, helping oxygen get to the various tissues in the body.
It is fairly common for trained athletes to have low levels of CoQ10 because the huge demand of the volume of exercise.
Contains high levels of Iron. Iron is an essential part of the protein hemoglobin that carries both oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood. It also plays a key role in the production ATP and in the transfer of oxygen into muscle cells.
Lastly, its cheap! One pound of Beef Liver only costs about $3 and contains more protein than 1 pound of 93/7 Ground Beef