Have you ever felt the lack of something fresh, like missing a breath of fresh air? Dream of eating cleaner, living healthier and feeling better every day? Well, in this case seaweed is the best solution for you!
We all sometimes suffer from that feeling of heaviness and intoxication. Every day, our digestive system, blood and kidneys have to do a lot of work providing us with energy. Our bodies struggling to handle all the unhealthy habits we have: poor sleep, fast food, and lack of fresh air and physical activity. For our body it’s just wear and tear as all the systems get overused. So, how can we get it back to running normally? Good news that including seaweed to your diet might become a great solution!
Keep on reading to find out how to improve your health by including various types of seaweed into your diet.
Chlorella is a very small - only a single-celled - green algae and also one of the oldest known species on the planet. Its deep green color is because of its high amount of Chlorophyll, a green pigment in the palette of our planet Earth. Chlorella is also rich in protein, iron, magnesium, and amino acids. Despite its tiny size, Chlorella helps remove heavy metals, pesticides and industrial pollutants in your body.
Tip: Take two veggie capsule twice a day to get all the nutrients from this algae. For best results, take it 20 to 30 minutes before a meal with an 8oz. glass of water. Capsules are much easier to take then powder and are convenient to take with you if you go to work or are on holiday.
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A must-have ingredient for sushi and also the best source of vitamin B12 (especially for strict vegetarians). Nori is also full of Iodine which it absorbs from clear seawater, and non-saturated amino acids. Adding Nori to your diet at least three times a week can help keep your thyroid in check and reduce cholesterol levels.
Tip: Nori chips are a great snack! Rich and tasty, and easy to take with you anywhere you go. You can also top your Thai noodle with Nori strips and make a richer taste. Find it in any local Asian food shop.
Walking along the seashore, breathing in the fresh air and observing the deep blue water where glossy red broad fronds of algae are slowly swinging in the rhythm of the waves… You have definitely seen dulse at least once if you walked around a beach. This nutrient-rich algae has been an important food for thousands of years in different parts of the world. Dulse is used to flavor soups and salads, and also to create an extract highly rich in nutrients. Dulse has a great power to build bone health due to a high concentration of minerals, including: magnesium, calcium and iron. Along with other benefits, dulse helps improve the thyroid gland and strengthen the nervous system.
Tip: Use it fresh as a side to your meat dish, or use it dried as a kind of spice to enrich the flavor your vegetable salad.
Why do Japanese live so long and healthy lives? It’s mainly because of their diet rich in different seaweed. Wakame is another popular seaweed, which is the main ingredient for the famous Japanese miso soup. This algae has an unusual brown or deep green color because of fucoxanthin. This is a unique carotenoid rarely found in vegetables and known for its fat burning properties. Wakame is also rich in numerous vitamins (A, C, D, E, K) and minerals (iodine, calcium, iron, phosphorus, potassium, sodium, zinc, and magnesium) and has a noteworthy anti-inflammatory effect.
Tip: Wakame salad with rice vinegar and soy sauce is just perfect for late dinner after a long day. It’s easy to cook, rich in nutrients and will not leave a heavy feeling in your stomach. Top it with sesame to enrich the flavor and add some healthy fats.
Oh my, is that a seaweed?
You might not know it, but Spirulina is one of the most potent blue-green algae although a very small one. You’ll need a microscope to see it, though it has a great power to restore your normal body functions. It’s rich in beta-carotene and amino acids, and has a great detoxing power, especially against arsenic and other heavy metals.
Tip: add the Spirulina powder (or just open the capsule and add the content) into your smoothie along with banana, almond milk, your favorite berries and a drop of raw honey. Get a great drink-and-snack that suppresses appetite and provides you with all the necessary nutrients.
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