Is the oyster supposed to spark passion?

Stories linking oysters and other shellfish to lust go back at least to the ancient Greeks.

Think of the image of Aphrodite, the goddess of love, emerging from the sea in her half-shell.

There is something basic about eating oysters, "It's like a kiss from the ocean."

Now, when it comes to conjuring up an aphrodisiac effect.

Well if you talk to oyster lovers, all oysters seem to have the potential.

“Isn't that zinc?”.

Well, maybe? Oysters contain zinc and there is a link between zinc levels and testosterone!

But that's far from proving that eating a full plate can stoke carnal lust.

It's fascinating that centuries after the Greeks made the love connection, scientists are still trying to determine if there is something ...