Kelp Seasoning Granules 50g
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Kelp is a leathery, deep-water seaweed with a naturally salty taste and very high concentrations in minerals. Kelp is classified as aBrown Algae, the seaweed group that generally boast the highest iodine levels, and unique compounds like algin, fucoidan and Laminarin, which have built a reputation for their positive effects on degenerative diseases. Known as 'Kombu' by the Japanese, the word 'kelp' encompasses a whole family of seaweeds including many different varieties, with unique tastes, colours and textures. Pacific Harvest chose Ecklonia radiata (also called North Island Kelp), for its mild flavour and speckled colour. Our kelp comes from untouched areas of the North Island of New Zealand, mainly Wairarapa. It is harvested by hand from the wild, cleaned by hand, naturally dried and milled into powder and granules. Kelp is ideal as a salt alternative for people wanting to maintain healthy iodine levels naturally and reduce sodium in their diet. Kelp powder is ideal in baking to add nutrition and depth of flavour or used as a supplement in smoothies or cereals. Our Kelp is wild-harvested sustainably from designated coastal areas in New Zealand andtested for contaminants. Kelp is recognised for its iodine levels which are the highest of all sea vegetables, and is also an excellent source of trace minerals, vitamins and detoxifying fibre. Consume in moderate quantities to stay within theRDI for iodine. Kelp Seasonings areoften used as a salt alternative for people wanting to maintain healthy iodine levels naturally and reduce sodium in their diet. Kelp also contains unique compounds that are being researched for their positive effects on degenerative diseases: Algins, Fucoidan, Laminarin, lignans and many anti-oxidants.