Oysters are one of the most sustainable seafood choices you can make. Not only does Oyster cultivation rehabilitate the surrounding ecosystem but harvesting has almost zero impact on its habitat, which makes them a number one choice for sustainability by the Monterey Bay Aquarium Seafood Watch. Also, Oyster Cultivation and consumption improves the water quality of the oceans and boosts the economy These bivalves are incredibly healthy and a nutrient-dense food. They contain lots of omega-3 fatty acids for robust brain and heart health, plus oysters are the richest known animal source of zinc. Animal-based zinc is much more digestible than plant-based zinc from nuts and seeds. Since oysters spend their lives immersed in mineral rich water, they become rich sources of those minerals, including iodine, selenium, and magnesium, along with vitamin A and B-12.