Regarded as a superfood, seaweed has long been a diet staple in many parts of the world. Especially in Japan, China, and Korea. Thankfully it is now popularly enjoyed in the West. There are thousands of varieties of seafood. The most commonly eaten varieties include nori, wakame, kelp, dulse, spirulina, and arame. Seaweed offers a myriad of health benefits that are too good to ignore. Think about your diet and how you can include more seaweed in your weekly meals to enjoy these benefits. Seaweed has been a feature of folk medicine for centuries. Fantastically it appears that there are some very good reasons why.
Many species of seaweed are well-known for their digestive health properties. Seaweed prompts the release of enzymes that promote nutrient absorption. These enzymes also promote fat metabolism. Seaweed also enhances the work of good gut bacteria while it guards against the effects of harmful bacteria. There are many ways to incorporate seaweed into your diet. From salads to sushi rolls, seaweed makes for a delicious ingredient to enhance your dishes. If you have occasional bouts of indigestion, consider eating seaweed on a weekly basis. It will help to keep your digestive tract working optimally.
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