The health benefits from eating oysters are well documented and whilst their use as an aphrodisiac is debated, their nutritional qualities are well understood.
Oysters are food for the heart and the brain, they are rich in selenium and omega-3 fatty acids DHA and EPA which are essential for maintaining healthy cholesterol levels.
They are also packed full of Zinc which helps boost the immune system, maintain eyesight and improve brain function. Other essential vitamins and minerals include B12, vitamin C and vitamin B as well as calcium, and iron.
Oysters are also low calorie, low fat foods so you can eat as many as you want!