Seaweed is a great addition to any diet. So much that it has taken over the Kale craze. According to WebMd, “Almost all of the minerals found in the ocean are found in seaweed. The mineral profile in seaweed is one of the most diverse you can find. Minerals are essential to our well-being, and sprinkling a few flakes of seaweed on your food can really help you get ‘em in.”
WebMd also mentions that has breast cancer prevention properties and can lower PMS symptoms. It is a well known anti-inflammatory and antioxidant. So you can use it to fight arthritis, celiac disease, asthma and obesity.
Fox News goes into more detail about the benefits stating “seaweed is a great source of vitamin A, C, E, K, and B-vitamins…It’s also rich in many minerals including iodine, selenium, calcium, and iron.”