November 7, 2022A Healthy Choice
Oysters are naturally high in essential vitamins and minerals like iron, Omega-3 fatty acids, Vitamins A, E, and C, Calcium, Zinc, Selenium, and Vitamin B-12. They are also low in fat and a great source of protein. Oysters have more Vitamin D than a serving of farmed Salmon, double the protein of a large egg, and 20 times more zinc than a 6-ounce steak. Oysters also contain B-12, the same amount as 13 cups of yogurt, Vitamin B-12 helps break down carbohydrates in the body. Oysters with their high zinc content, promote a healthy immune system. Oysters provide numerous benefits to keep your skin, hair, and nails healthy. Purchasing Virginia Oysters also helps support your local commercial watermen.