Farm Star Living

Health Benefits:

Aids in digestion
Aids in red blood cell formation
Aids in weight loss
Anti-inflammatory
Combats fatigue
Fights acne
Fights depression
Improves bone and muscle health
Improves hair, skin and nails
May reduce risk of urinary tract infections
Relieves PMS
Relieves arthritis

Nutrition:

Serving Size: 2 tbsp, Calories: 4; Fat: 0.1g; Cholesterol: 0mg; Sodium: 23mg; Carbs: 1g; Fiber:0g;  Sugars: 0.1g; Protein: 0.2g; Potassium: 0%DV; Vitamin A: 0%DV; Vitamin C: 0%DV; Calcium: 1%DV; Iron: 1%DV  

Did You Know?

  • Seaweed is a member of the algae family.
  • Edible seaweed comes in three varieties; brown, red and green, but the most commonly eaten are the brown varieties.
  • Seaweed is often eaten in Sushi.
  • Like other vegetables, seaweed contains essential minerals and vitamins you need to get in a healthy, balanced diet.

Ways to Eat:

  • Raw
  • Simmered
  • Soup
  • Salad

Farming Trivia:

  • Seaweed is used in food and in cosmetic products.
  • Seaweed is used as a fertilizer, medicine and dietary chemical.
  • Many types of seaweed develop into colonies of forests, which can grow for miles in the ocean.

Note: Always consult a physician for any specific health questions and concerns. Some of this information may be subject to change should there be any new findings from Federal Health Administration (FHA), Food & Drug Administration (FDA), American Medical Association (AMA), American Cancer Society (ACS), and / or other leading food, nutrition and medical advisors.