1. 'Taboos' to avoid when eating oysters
Oysters contain a lot of pathogens because they live on the coast, in coastal rocky ditches or in estuaries, which are areas where waste and pollution are higher than normal.
Eating raw oysters can cause cholera with symptoms like high fever, septic shock, blistering, and even death from sepsis. Therefore, you should avoid and limit the consumption of raw / re-cooked oysters, preferably cooked until the oysters open the shells, if not opened, they should be discarded after cooking to ensure health safety.
In case you want to eat raw oysters, for your health, you should buy oysters, remove dead oysters, oysters (because the infected species is very susceptible to poisoning), and soak in salt water, or salt water let the oysters remove all the dirt, then eat.
Oysters have a fishy taste and coolness, which can cause chills and diarrhea, so people with weak spleen, indigestion or diarrhea should not eat.
2. The note when eating oysters
- When eating raw oysters people often eat with mustard to reduce the fishy, increase the taste of the dish. However, mustard can irritate the nasal and throat mucosa, and if you eat too much, it will damage the nasal and throat mucosa. At the same time mustard stimulates the lining of the stomach, so those who have stomach pain, enteritis should not eat.
- Although oyster meat contains many nutrients and trace minerals good for health, but because it belongs to aquatic species living in the water and eating creatures in the mud, sand, sea . so when eating raw oysters susceptible to infection with pathogenic bacteria or parasites, this is also the cause of many cases of poisoning by eating fresh seafood. It is best to cook to ensure safety for health.