Introduction:
Kelp is found all over the world in shallow coastal water. It is found only in cold waters.
Marine plants and extracts have many beauty benefits, from revitalising your skin to improving your hair and overall health. It’s  a powerhouse of vitamins and minerals. Seaweeds contain dietary fiber, essential amino acids, vitamins, A, B, C, and E, Omega-3 fats, and minerals such as iodine, calcium, iron, zinc, and magnesium.
All of these nutrients combine to reduce inflammation, lift your energy, maintain strong bones and teeth, support thyroid health and hormonal balance, and even reduce your risk of cancer.
Kelp is naturally high in antioxidants, including carotenoids, flavonoids, and alkaloids, which help to fight against disease-causing free radicals.
Sea kelp has shown many health benefits to cure or reduce risk of different diseases like thyroid, cholesterol, osteoporosis, arthritis, diabetes and obesity etc.
It is used specially in cooking,salad dressing,spices and medicines. Due to its high iodine, mineral and antioxidant content, kelp is believed to help moisturise and soften the skin, and help in retain that moisture.
Benefits of kelp :
1. Great Source of Iodine

2. Helps You Lose Weight

3. Helps to prevent or Treat Diabetes

4. Helps with Blood-Related Disorders

5. Slows the Growth of Many Types of Cancer

6. Natural Anti-Inflammatory

7. Helps Prevent Bone Loss

8. Beneficial  for skin

Uses:

  1. Stirred into a Smoothie : add kelp to green smoothie or fruit smoothie.
  2. Mixed into a Salad Dressing : soak and add kelp buds to salad dressing by blending with oil n vinegar
  3. Add pinch of kelp powder to your favourite dips,spices,seasoning.
  4. Add to Stocks and Soups: Kelp can add a spark of flavor to heated dishes like stocks, soups, stews and curries. Sprinkle in about a tspn after the simmer has finished and you are about to serve. Note that heating does negate the enzyme content of the seaweed to a certain extent- however the taste is light and lovely, and most the vitamins/minerals will be preserved.

NUTRITIONAL FACTS:
Serving of raw kelp (about 28 grams)

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Need Help?
Call Now Button