Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Cracking Up -Be Oyster Informed, Cautious, Smart, Sure

What did one oyster say to the other oyster as they were crossing the road?

I dont know what did one oyster say to the other oyster as they were crossing the road?

Was that Chicken crossing the road a real babe or am I just too full of myself?

Think about that one!

Gulf oysters are a great delight to eat but when you are eating undercooked or raw oysters you need to be oyster aware.

Why do we need to be oyster aware? Because, whether you eat oysters in moderation or by the dozen, these delightful mollusks provide a low calorie protein that are an excellent source of zinc, vitamin B-12, and omega-3 fatty acids. That is the good part.

You need to know that while providing the good part that oysters also while oysters are not a serious threat to most healthy individuals, eating raw or undercooked oysters by at-risk individuals may cause serious illness or even death. This illness or death is caused from Vibrio vulnificus bacteria. If you have liver disease, diabetes or a weak immune system, you should avoid raw oysters.

So there you have it. But what can you do about this if you love oysters. That is where the website http://beoysteraware.com/ comes into play.
It gives you the dos and dont's of eating oysters. But the site is not about the negative. The site is about the positive, giving you recipes and many other things about the oyster and how to best consume.

Check out the site if you love oysters.

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