Amazing Benefits of Oysters

Many oyster lovers can devour several in one sitting for the sake of great taste alone. There are, however, several amazing benefits to sticking them into your diet regularly. Oysters make neat pearls, they’re healthy, and we love serving them along with a nice cocktail here at Salt & Barrel.
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Some of the Amazing Benefits of Oysters

  • They’re Very Vitamin Rich
      • Oysters have a ton of great vitamins and nutrients such as selenium, zinc, Vitamin B12, Vitamin D3, magnesium, and more. These are some of the most critical vitamins that set the tone for a healthy framework.
  • They’re an Aphrodisiac
      • We’re told that these bolster one’s libido as well. Scientists continue to explore a link between zinc consumption and improved sexual function. If you and your spouse struggle in this regard, try including oysters and other seafood in your diet.
  • Oysters Fit Well Within a Low-Calorie Diet
      • There are roughly 74 calories per 100 grams of oysters. That’s not a whole lot. Even an egg (another low-calorie superfood) has about 100 calories. This means you can enjoy this healthy treat without all the dietary scrupulosity.
  • They’re Rich in Protein
      • We know how hard it can be to find a clean protein source. Fortunately, oysters have more than 8 grams of protein in a 100-gram serving. Also, the carb count isn’t overwhelming if you’re trying to keep things mostly Atkins/Keto-friendly.
  • Eating Them Can Strengthen Your Bones & Immune System
      • Provided you get clean and freshly-sourced oysters (like ours), it can really enhance your circulatory and immune systems. Moreover, with all the Vitamin D3, your bones and joints get stronger, too. Crack an oyster shell, so that you don’t crack your joints anymore.
  • They’re Rich in Antioxidants
    • Oysters have a unique antioxidant that supports better brain and liver function. Like most seafood, oysters possess nutrients that improve cognitive function, hence making you smarter!

Get Cleanly-Sourced Oysters at Salt & Barrel

Now that you know a little more about these wonderful shellfish, let’s talk about how you can enjoy them with us. We have two words for you: HAPPY HOUR!

Yes, while most places will use Happy Hour to knock a dollar off cheap beers (at most), Salt & Barrel discount oysters. How much? Try HALF OFF oysters from 3 to 6 p.m. every day but Tuesday.

So, come and take advantage of the amazing benefits of oysters, along with discount cocktails, well-drinks, and more every afternoon.

Salt & Barrel provides the best fine dining experience to the good people of Bay Shore, New York. Don’t forget to check out our cocktail menu, too. We recommend the New Zealand white wine, Giesen Sauvignon Blanc, to enjoy with your oysters. If you’d like to make a reservation or have any other questions for us, call 631-647-8818.

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