Did you know this about sea vegetables?
People all over the world have been eating sea vegetables (known generically as seaweed) for thousands of years. Gram for gram, they are higher in minerals and vitamins than any other class of food! They are rich in vitamins A, B, C, and E. The minerals in sea vegetables are found in similar ratios to those in the blood. Sea vegetables produce substantial amounts of proteins, complex carbohydrates, carotenoids, and chlorophyll. Kelp, contains more than 60 minerals and elements, along with 21 amino acids! As an added benefit, it is extremely rich in calcium and helps support bone health.
These are the seaweed most commonly consumed.
- Kelp ( including the species arame seaweed)
- Irish Moss