Eat your greens!12 March 2016
Website Bitten writes about why they are huge fans of the greens of the sea, with tips on how to collect your own as well as recipes. Recommended brand (if you aren’t going to pick your own that is!) – Atlantic Kitchen, of course. Stockists listed here. Especially love the intro;
Why is seaweed good for you?
Let us count the ways; Iodine, Potassium, B Vitamins, Calcium, Vitamin C, Iron. Edible seaweed is like a potpourri of nutrients, the Captain America of Superfoods (i.e., the best one). Celebrity chefs are lauding its potential, those quick to sniff an opportunity are promoting its lifestyle benefits. Ignore the PR plaudits and focus on the studies. One from the University of Newcastle upon Tyne said it’s good for digestive health, another nutritionist found seaweed is high in nutrients but low in calories. A third study in Kyoto University said it can help to lower blood pressure and reduce the risk of strokes, based on tests on animals. Seaweed, essentially, should be wearing a cape it’s that super.
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