Nutrition

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Nutrition

 

Oysters are often described by nutrionalists as a "super food" because they are not only a source of the minerals zinc, iron, calcium and selenium; but are also an excellent source for vitamin A and vitamin B12

So let's take a brief look at why these minerals and vitamins are important for developing and maintaining a healthy body .....

Zinc : essential for strong growth and development. It also enhances an indi vidual's immune function, healing ability and fertility
Iron : essential for the formation of red blood cells
Calcium : essential for the formation of strong bones and teeth
Selenium: playes a critical role in reproduction, thyroid hormone metabolism, DNA synthesis, and protection from infection
vitamin A : is required for growth and development; as well as enhancing the immune system. It is essential for eye sight, especially night vision
vitamin b12 : is essential for the body's energy production, the nervous system and immune system; and iron absorption