Why You Should Incorporate Seaweed into Your Diet

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Why You Should Incorporate Seaweed into Your Diet

We are VERY passionate about seaweed and it's amazing benefits for your skin and hair.  However, our love of seaweed extends beyond beauty. With it's salty taste and unique texture, seaweed is often overlooked in the kitchen, but its health benefits make it a culinary superstar. Here are just a few reasons you should consider incorporating seaweed into your diet:

  • High protein content
  • Rich in iron, iodine, potassium, magnesium, zinc, manganese and 60 trace minerals
  • High Vitamin C content
  • Anti-viral, anti-bacterial, anti-inflammatory properties
  • One of the richest plant sources of calcium
  • Contains B12 (rarely found in vegetables)
  • Provides a substance called alginic acid that helps the body eliminate toxins
  • Polysaccharides: important in the prevention of degenerative diseases including cardiovascular and type-two diabetes, increase the amount of feel-good chemicals in the brain, improves liver function, stabilizes blood sugar
  • Reduces cholesterol levels in the blood, high blood pressure and arteriosclerosis


Did we convince you to give it a try? Here are six user-friendly, healthy and tasty recipes to try tonight:

  1. Japanese-Style Pickled Cucumbers with Seaweed and Sesame (http://goo.gl/txCbUb)
  2. Seared Salmon with Winter Vegetables and Kombu Broth (http://goo.gl/igr4JM)
  3. Blackened Cabbage with Kelp Brown Butter (http://goo.gl/AIgNfN)
  4. Shrimp Burger with Wakame Slaw (http://goo.gl/6O9Wnr)
  5. Korean Rolled Omelette With Seaweed (http://goo.gl/qYMctG)
  6. Zesty Seaweed Chips (http://goo.gl/pswuib)

 What's your favorite seaweed recipe?


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