Benefits of Eating Raw Oysters

Shellfish plus sea fish equals seafood; seafood is good for the body and once consumed, it performs different healthy activities for the body. Oyster is one of the seafood that rewards you positively when you consume it; raw oysters are the best! These are the rewards for consuming them:

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Metabolism, Life Preservation, Healing of Wounds

With the zinc present in raw oysters, your body receives the required nutrient it needs to process metabolism and preserve life. The presence of zinc also ensures that when you get injured, your wounds heal faster.

Supply of One-Third of Essential Vitamins

Raw oysters furnish your body with one-third of the essential vitamins it needs to boost your immune system in order to prevent frequent bodily attacks from germs and diseases. With the supply of these important vitamins as well, you draw energy to function daily and if there are depleted or worn-out cells in your body, they get replaced. Vitamins such as Vitamins A, C, E, B12.

A Healthy Heart

Our hearts need a consistent supply of Omega-3 fatty acids inclusive foods and also meals that contain magnesium and potassium. Raw oysters are a supply source for these acids, magnesium, and potassium and they, in turn, help keep your heart hale by reducing your exposure to heart tissue damage and death, low blood pressure and cerebrovascular accident (CVA).

Cholesterol and Weight Reduction

Cholesterol is made up of the good and the bad guys. Medical science recommends that bad cholesterol should be reduced while good cholesterol should be increased. Eating raw oysters helps knock down bad cholesterol and promotes good cholesterol thus setting your body up for long-term yields. Additionally, because raw oysters have low levels of fat and calories, they help you lose weight.

We do not just offer delicious seafood meals on our menu at Salt & Barrel Oyster and Craft Cocktail Bar, all our seafood meals and drinks are prepared with your health in mind. Make a reservation by calling 631-647-8818 or visiting us at 61 West Main Street, Bay Shore, NY 11706.