TRENDS OF THE OYSTER 生蚝的发展趋势
They were popular with the Greeks, Romans, Britons, and early Americans. They have been very important in Chinese history as well as other Asian countries including Japan.
They have gone in and out of popularity, being food of the poor, to being the food of the elite and vice versa.
Currently they are considered to be one of the most sexy and luxurious foods in the world.
Being one of the most fashionable foods around, there are high-end Oyster Bars found in many of the world’s big cities. In a more casual fusion, there are many local eateries around the world serving fresh oysters near the source, by estuaries and in seaside towns.
Oysters are still highly associated with love, holidays like Valentines Day, and being an Aphrodisiac.
A LITTLE HISTORY 历史小知识
In Greek mythology Aphrodite, the goddess of love, sprang from the sea on an oyster shell and gave birth to Eros.
The Ancient Greeks considered the oyster to be the ultimate food of love.
In ancient Rome oysters were literally worth their weight in gold and the famed lover Casanova feasted on dozens of oysters each night, and was supposed to have had them for breakfast as well.
Oysters have been eaten for over 6,000 years of human history.
Oysters are an extremely healthy food. They are low in Saturated fats, have high levels of Omega-3 fatty acids, and good cholesterol, HDL. Oysters are high in Vitamin A and Vitamin B-12.
They are rich in the amino acid “tyrosine” and dopamine, which your brain turns into a mentally energizing and stabilizing chemicals. Oysters also contain calcium, copper, iodine, magnesium, and selenium.
They contain more protein than milk, more minerals than most foods, and oysters are natures most concentrated food containing Zinc.
Zinc is crucial to a good immune system, and it also helps release testosterone. Between the zinc and tyrosine, oysters are very beneficial to your limbido.