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Optimum Health!, Issue #007 -- Oysters!
February 01, 2008
Eat Your Oysters!
Are oysters an aphrodisiac? NO. Do they promote male sexual health? You bet they do. And they can greatly enhance your prostate massage and prostate health program.
The myth that oysters are an aphrodisiac is probably due to their excellent nutrient content. It is not that oysters are an aphrodisiac. It is their amazing nutritional value (and especially high zinc content) that enables a man's sexual system to recharge so much more rapidIy.
Oysters contain: Protein, Carbohydrates, and a small amount of Lipids (fats). They are an excellent source of vitamins A, B1, B2, B3 (all help against fatigue and aid resistance to infection while helping to reinforce the metabolism), Vitamin C and Vitamin D.
Oysters are a very potent and health giving food source. Just 5 average sized oysters provide the daily allowance for magnesium, calcium, iron, copper, zinc, iodine, manganese and phosphorous.
Zinc: The Male Mineral
Oysters are, in fact, the best natural source of zinc on the planet! Zinc is known as the "male mineral". A male sufficiently deficient in zinc will become impotent and unable to father a child.
Zinc is vital in the creation of semen. Zinc is lost from the body with every ejaculation. Most men have or develop some degree of zinc deficiency. Just 1 normal size serving provides about 85mg of zinc!
Oysters are also an excellent source of sodium and potassium. And because they live in the sea, they provide every nutritional trace element on the planet! Many of these trace elements are often deficient in land grown plants and animals. Especially ioidine. So, Oysters will benefit your whole body!
Oysters are very low in cholesterol.
And, oysters fit any diet. There are only about 70 calories in a 100 grams (3 1/2 ounce).
Some Interesting Oyster Facts
- Oysters may be eaten and harvested at any time of the year. Unlike mussels which can only be harvested during certain months of the year because they produce toxic substances during the months with no "r" (May-August).
- There are over 400 species of oysters known to man.
- Only about 1 in 1 miilon reach adulthood
- They have been accurately reported by scientists to have been around for at least 15 million years
- Oysters can and do change their sex during their lifetime. Usually born male, they will change into female and go back and forth in their lifetime.
- Oysters eat by filtering seawater and harvesting the microscopic algae, which is their food. One oyster an filter about 50 gallons of water per day.
A Sexual Tune Up!
Oysters along with your prostate massage practice can really help to tune up your sexual system! And, they will help to keep it tuned and running smoothly.
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