Seaweed is one of nature’s great nutritional miracles.
It has been called a superfood for its high level of nutrient-rich elements and, worldwide, seaweed is important as a food source. Seaweed is also a rich source of micronutrients. Seaweed contains vitamins A and C, and is also a source of calcium and protein, but it is perhaps best known for its natural iodine, a nutrient missing in almost every other food, and one that the human body desperately needs to thrive. For Americans, seaweed is quickly emerging as an evocative food source. It’s beautiful, delicious and full of complex flavors and textures that chefs love.