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Oysters

August, 2017
The Master Responds

People either love them or hate them; yet surprisingly there is a lot we don’t know about this tasty, slimy and expensive delicacy.The edible components are the meatinside the oyster, and once the shells have been cracked, you can cook this meat in a variety of ways, but they can also be eaten raw, and are often preferred in this way.

Oysters are an excellent source of zinc, iron, calcium and selenium, as well as vitamin A and vitamin B. Oysters are low in food energy; one dozen raw oysters contain 110 kilocalories. The Zinc in them is necessary for our proper growth and development; it strengthens the immune system, and promotes healing.



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