Kelp or commonly known as Kombu - is a seaweed that grows in particular shallow and nutrient-rich water. Our Kelp is sourced from the Atlantic Ocean and is 100% Organic from Mother Earth. Sea kelp is a natural source of vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D, and E, as well as minerals including zinc, iodine, magnesium, iron, potassium, copper, and calcium. Tests have proved that it contains the highest natural concentration of calcium of any food (10 times more than milk) iodine is a trace mineral vital for the operation of the thyroid gland which plays an important part in body development and metabolism. As sea kelp is the richest natural source of iodine it can help to regulate metabolism and in turn affect weight loss and gain. Please always use extreme precaution when using products that are high in iodine.3-4 grams per day would be the suggested consumption amount.
kombu is used on its own to flavor and thicken the soup, or as a core ingredient for making the popular soup stock dashi. Kombu that has been softened during cooking is eaten as part of the meal, or sliced and simmered in mirin and soy sauce to make tsukudani.
Kombu is known for reducing blood cholesterol and hypertension. It is high in iodine, which is essential for thyroid functioning; iron, which helps carry oxygen to the cells; calcium, which builds bones and teeth; as well as vitamins A and C, which support eyes and immunity, respectively.
Kombu is a natural flavor enhancer with huge health benefits. It adds a savory umami taste to foods. Nutritionally, kombu contains iodine, which is important for thyroid function, iron, calcium, along with trace minerals. Kombu contains vitamins A & C as well.
- Good source of glutamic acid
- It's a rich source of umami
- reducing blood cholesterol and hypertension
Please always used extreme precaution when using products that are high in iodine. 3-4 grams per day would is the suggested consumption amount.