Sea greens are dripping with nutrients and help to re-mineralize your body with nutrients you may be lacking. Your body needs these minerals to get usable nutrients for structural building; it’s not just children who gain from vitamins and minerals. Ounce for ounce seaweeds are the richest sources for vegetable protein, and full spectrum concentrations of beta carotene, chlorophyll, enzymes, amino acids, fiber, and octacosonal for tissue oxygenation. Seaweeds are an excellent source to build up the immune system against fungus (candida albicans) in the body.
1. Kelp contains vitamins A,B, C,E,D, and K. Kelp protein is comparable to animal proteins. Kelp’s sodium helps remove radioactive particles and heavy metals from the body. Algin, carrageenan and ager are kelp gels that rejuvenate gastrointestinal health. Kelp is a blood purifier, relives sinus stuffiness and promotes, adrenal, thyroid and pituitary health. Kelp is excellent to take for obesity to help replace vitamins and minerals your body is trying to find through keeping you hungry. It’s a demulcent that helps eliminate herpes outbreaks.
2. Kombu A decongestant for excess mucous and lowers blood pressure. Has abundant iodine, carotenes, B, C, D, and E vitamins, minerals calcium, magnesium, potassium, silica, iron and zinc and the powerful skin healing nutrient germanium. A meaty, high-protein seaweed. Add to your bean pot to deter gas.
3. Hijiki mineral-rich and a high-fiber seaweed with 20% protein, vitamin A, carotenes and calcium. Hijiku has the most calcium of any green, 1400mg per 100g dry weight. Japanese studies show hijiku boosts T-cells for disease protection.
4. Nori sweet, meaty taste when dried. It contains 50% balanced protein, higher than any other seaweed. Nori’s fiber makes it an excellent sushi wrapper, rich in carotenes, calcium, iodine, iron and phosphorus.
5. Arame is the richest source of iodine. Reduces breast and uterine fibroids through its fat soluble vitamins and phytohormones to normalize menopause symptoms. Arame promotes soft, wrinle-free skin, enhances hair glossiness and prevents hair loss.
6. Sea Palm American arame grows only in the Pacific Ocean with the same qualities as arame.
7. Bladderwrack is packed with vitamin K and a booster for the adrenals. It is still used by Native Americans in steam baths for arthritis, gout and illness recovery.
8. Wakame is a high protein, high calcium seaweed with carotenes, iron, and vitamin C. Its wide use in the Orient is for hair growth and skin tone.
9. Dulse is rich in iron, protein, and vitamin A. It’s a supremely balanced seaweed with 300 times more iodine and 50 times more iron than wheat. Tests with dulse shows activity against the herpes virus. It is a blood cleanser, purifying and toning without inducing thirst.
10. Irish moss full of electrolyte minerals, calcium, magnesium, sodium and potassium. Its mucilaginous compounds detoxify, boost metabolism, strengthen hair and nails and is used traditionally for low sex drive.
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