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Benefits of Seaweed – Luna’s Snack Today

on July 18, 2014

One of Luna’s healthy snacks for today was gimMe organic roasted seaweed.  Why seaweed? Welllllll, WHY NOT! 

BENEFITS:

* Packed with amino acids, ionic minerals, trace minerals

* Contains vitamins A, B, C, E, K

* Great source of iodine and beta carotene

* Contains selenium, collagen, asparagine, Boron, bioflavanoids and antioxidants; strengthening hair, nails, teeth, bones, gums, connective tissue

* Benefits mental clarity with the non-essential amino acid Taurine

* A serving of seaweed contains more calcium than broccoli and is almost as rich in proteins as legumes

* High in fiber – contains Alginate, a natural fiber found in seaweed that seems to reduce fat digestion by a whopping 75%

* Lowers cholesterol benefiting cardiovascular health

* Helps the body fight infection and disease with its antiviral and antibacterial properties

* Anti-inflammatory effects on the body

* Removes toxins from body such as mercury, lead and heavy metals

 

So why the heck wouldn’t you eat this great stuff?!? Go eat some seaweed!

 

 

 

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