Sea-vegetables are rich in vitamins A and C - vital nutrients to strengthen your immune system - and vitamin E which is known for its antioxidant activity.
Plus, seaweeds are a great source of vitamin B12, which is an essential nutrient for healthy nerve and blood cells and DNA synthesis. Vitamin B12 is recommended in the treatment of the effects of ageing, chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) and anaemia. Did you know that terrestrial vegetables rarely contain any vitamin B12? Most B12 is found in animal based products. Seaweeds are real super-(sea)-veggie's, and if you are vegetarian or vegan you should definitely be considering these as a vital part of your daily nutrition.
You may know that minerals are involved in a great variety of biochemical reactions in your body. They contribute to the proper functioning of your nervous system, your muscles, your heart, your bones and your blood production.
Accounting for over one third of the sea vegetables' dry weight, seaweeds are incredibly wealthy in mineral elements that they absorb from the ocean. Most seaweeds are much richer in calcium, iron, magnesium and iodine than terrestrial vegetables. In fact, Alaria contains x3 times as much magnesium as the superfood kale.