November 7, 2022A Healthy Choice

Image of a bowl of shucked oysters.

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. When looking for your next meal look no further than the Virginia Oyster.