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It’s more than hype — eat seaweed now for a healthier diet

It’s more than hype — eat seaweed now for a healthier diet

Sometimes it's difficult to tell what food is actually healthy for you and what's just the latest hype. Time Magazine set about to discover whether seaweed lived up to all the talk surrounding its nutritional value and trendiness. The answer was a resounding yes.

"In Korean culture, seaweed is like bread," one Korean man told Time. "It's a very sacred part of our culture. It is served to us in soup on our birthday and given to women for three weeks after childbirth. In ancient Korean folklore, the tradition came about by watching whales eat seaweed after giving birth. According to our elders, it is supposed to replenish and rejuvenate the body."

Seaweed has been used in Asian cultures for hundreds of years as a staple food crop, and Americans are just now catching up. Seaweed is packed with vitamins, minerals and trace elements that help our bodies to function at their very best. It's also a wonderful source of calcium, Vitamin D and fiber.

If you don't love the idea of cooking with seaweed, or if you're intimidated by the texture of the raw plant, don't worry. You can still gain all the benefits of seaweed by adding Seagreens Culinary Ingredient to your meals. This will give your dishes an added dash of flavor while delivering a high dose of healthiness to your lifestyle.

Seagreens products contain all the minerals, micronutrients, trace elements and vitamins that can be found in all-natural, raw, organic seaweed. Seagreens organic wild wrack seaweeds are produced to the company's award-winning proprietary standard (patents pending) among Scotland's remote Western Islands in pristine Grade A waters. All Seagreens products are organic, kosher and certified free from allergens and contaminants.

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