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The Oyster: Sea Superfood

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Oysters put a spark in the bedroom

The oyster is an aphrodisiac, helping boost sexual performance and libido, primarily in men.

They can filter 1.3 gallons of water per hour

The oyster population of the Chesapeake Bay could filter the entire water volume of the bay in just three days.

Not all oysters have pearls

All of them are capable of producing pearls, but not the shiny, pretty pearls of value.

 


 

They can maintain bone health

Their high mineral content is a major contributor to the strength of your bones.

Oysters change their gender

They start their lives as males and usually end as females.

Oysters speed up healing

Their levels of zinc result in a number of health benefits, including quicker wound healing and a boost to your immune system.

Since they absorb nutrients from the areas where they grow, some oysters may contain pollutants and toxins,
so only eat ones that are bought from a trusted source.

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