Sea vegetables have been eaten for centuries and are a good source of iodine which is fundamental for brain function and stress reduction. Sea vegetables are good sources of fiber as well, have some protein, and are loaded with vitamins and minerals namely; calcium, iron, potassium, magnesium, phosphorous, sodium, iodine, manganese, copper, chromium, fluoride, zinc, vitamins A, B1, B2, B3, B6, B12, C and E. Diets rich in sea vegetables have been linked to preventing and healing cancer, heart disease, fighting radiation poisoning, and natural hair and skin care. Just like fruit, sea vegetables are available dried and can be found in many shapes, textures and flavours.
Sea palm is a very popular sea vegetable known for its sweet succulent taste and can be used in sautés casseroles, salads, beans and many more dishes. Sea palm helps in eliminating toxins and heavy metals from the body, shrink goitres, cysts and tumours, helps in weight loss, controls thyroid levels and reduces water retention. Sea vegetables are known to maximize the body’s metabolism and anti-aging defences. They also possess anti-inflammatory effects and help in the treatment of certain skin conditions, potassium found in sea vegetables helps in maintaining healthy blood pressure levels.
Sea palm present a sort of antidote that solves the free radical problem before it damages the cells in the body. The anti-aging qualities of sea vegetables are the super antioxidants contained within the plants. Because the ocean minerals in sea vegetables are naturally occurring, they are what nutritionists call “bio available.” This means that it is easier for the body to assimilate the antioxidants, thereby eliminating more free radicals, which in turn slows, or in some cases reverses, the aging process.
Other health benefits from sea vegetables includes: maintaining a healthy growing hair, skin and nails, breast cancer prevention and wellness support, including sea vegetables in your daily regime can be very essential to your health.