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Is seaweed good for you? Benefits, nutrition and all else you need to know

December 16, 2021

From the Medical News Today website

Seaweed grows in or near salty waters. There are several types, and they generally contain many minerals that are easy for the body to break down. Adding seaweed to the diet may help with thyroid function, digestive health, and weight loss.

Types of seaweed include:

Nori

Kelp

Wakame

Kombu

Dulse

Blue-green algae, such as spirulina and chlorella

This variety can make it easy for people to incorporate seaweed into different recipes. However, it is possible to eat too much seaweed, and some individuals should avoid it. 

Keep reading to learn more about the health benefits of seaweed, potential side effects and risks, and some frequently asked questions.

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