Seaweed is packed with essential vitamins and minerals, and is also low in calories and fat, making it one of Japan’s best ingredients for healthy eating. Here are several easy and delicious ways to cook it at home.
Last month I wrote a general guide to Japan’s most common seaweeds, their health and beauty benefits and why you should eat this superfood more often than not. By now you know that seaweed provide us with several essential nutrients including fiber, iron, iodine, zinc, magnesium, vitamin A, vitamin C and B vitamins, and that seaweed are also a wonderful source of antioxidants, which are known to have anti-inflammatory and cardiovascular benefits. You may also know that other wonderful health benefits of seaweed include helping to improve the symptoms of osteoarthritis, assist with weight loss and help moderate blood sugar levels.
Now, all that’s great, but — aside from eating sushi all