Seaweed – superfood!

It’s worth getting used to the briny flavor of seaweed. Whether its sushi, or toasted nori crumbled onto rice or veggies,seaweed is a low-calorie, nutrient, vitamin and fiber-dense food packed with minerals. (Vitamin A, Vitamin C, Vitamin E (Alpha Tocopherol), Vitamin K, Niacin, Pantothenic Acid and Phosphorus, and a very good source of Riboflavin, Folate, Iron, Magnesium, Copper and Manganese. Also Iodine! (Here’s why you should care about Iodine.)
It’s a huge source of Calcium – one of the reasons Asian folks don’t need to eat dairy products. (Strangely humans are the only animals that drink  milk after weaning, even stranger – milk from another animal!)  You can get a little can of crumbled seaweed and sesame seeds to sprinkle on things, just like an herb mixture, or make your own seaweed salad.Info and recipe here. A few more ways to put seaweed into your diet.