The Health and Wellbeing Benefits of Oysters
With a growing interest in seafood as an important contributor to human health and wellbeing, consumers want to know, not only what nutritional value their food contains, but also how it contributes to the maintenance of health. The oyster is truly a food offering the consumer positive health benefits.
Pacific Oysters (Crassostrea Gigas) are naturally one of the most nutritionally well-balanced types of shellfish. They are low in fat content, with minimal calories and cholesterol in addition to being high in protein and a rich source of iron, omega 3 fatty acids, calcium, zinc, selenium and vitamin C.