Nutritional Value of Oysters
They not only taste great, but are exceptionally healthy!
Pacific Oysters are rich in zinc, iron and vitamin B12, with 5 oysters providing over three times your daily Vitamin B12, 100% of your daily zinc needs, 30% f daily iron needs and 1500mg of EPA and DHA omega-3 fats.
Pacific Oysters are also high in protein and an excellent source of copper, iodine, magnesium, selenium and Vitamin C, and a good source of Vitamin D.
A nutritional analysis looking at the minerals abd vitamins in New Zealand Pacific Oysters is summarised below, and represents a serving size of 100g/3 50oz raw oysters (5 medium sized oysters).