Oysters

Most people either love or hate oysters with their notable, distinctive taste and texture. However, it’s time to explore reasons why these ocean creatures may be worth a shot towards your health and lifestyle. Although the phrase, The world is one’s oyster first written in one of Shakespeare’s plays focused on money, I believe oysters can lead to a whole new level of richness in terms of nutritional wealth. Oysters supply your body with several adequate nutrients. Three ounces of oysters, which is about 6 medium oysters, provides about 7 grams of protein, perfect for your protein source at one meal in only 60 calories. However, you can have up to 12 for 14 grams of protein to keep you more satisfied. The high quality protein is easier to digest than most land based protein. Many believe their cholesterol content gives reason to avoid their pleasure. However, their content of omega 3’s, vitamins A, B, C, and D, calcium, magnesium, zinc and iron classifies this shellfish as a healthy choice on your plate. They also only contain 50mg of cholesterol per serving, which is within the recommendation of 300 mg per day. When it comes to purchasing, fresh is usually … Continue reading Oysters