Kelp Seaweed, A Concentrated Source of Dietary Minerals

Kelps are highly nutritious edible seaweed varieties, containing a wide range of concentrated phytonutrients, including polysaccharides and mineral content, particularly iodine. Kelp is a general term used to describe a broad range of over 300 species of brown marine algae that grow wild in shallow open ocean waters all over the world. Kelps are particularly known for their efficient ability to absorb and condense a high amount of minerals and other micronutrients from seawater into their multicellular, thick leaf-like blades. Powders and whole seaweeds are nutritionally fortifying to the diet and can also be consumed in capsule form.

Maine Coast Sea Vegetables, Organic Raw Icelandic Kelp Powder Blend, 1lb –
Mountain Rose, Organic Kelp Capsules, 100caps –
Seaweed Iceland Sweet Kelp, Royal Kombu, Raw, 1.76oz –
Seaweed Iceland Wakame, Atlantic, Raw, 1.76oz –
Seaweed Iceland Kelp, Atlantic Kombu, Raw, 1.76oz –
Sea Seasonings Organic Kelp Granules, 1.5oz –
Maine Coast Sea Vegetables Organic Kelp Wild Atlantic Kombu, 2oz –
Mountain Rose, Organic Kelp Powder 1oz-1lb –
Sea Tangle, Kelp Noodles, 3 Pack, 12oz. each –

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Additional Sourced Info:

Iodide accumulation provides kelp with an inorganic antioxidant impacting atmospheric chemistry:
The Extrathyronine Actions of Iodine as Antioxidant, Apoptotic, and Differentiation Factor in Various Tissues:
ATA Statement on the Potential Risks of Excess Iodine Ingestion and Exposure:
Consequences of excess iodine:
The consumption of seaweed as a protective factor in the etiology of breast cancer: proof of principle:
Integrative medicine and the role of modified citrus pectin/alginates in heavy metal chelation and detoxification–five case reports:
Selective removals of heavy metals (Pb(2+), Cu(2+), and Cd(2+)) from wastewater by gelation with alginate for effective metal recovery:
Fucoidan and Cancer: A Multifunctional Molecule with Anti-Tumor Potential:
Fucoxanthin: A Marine Carotenoid Exerting Anti-Cancer Effects by Affecting Multiple Mechanisms:
Laminarin-induced apoptosis in human colon cancer LoVo cells:

All information is for educational purposes only and is the personal view of the author; not intended as medical advice,
diagnosis or prescription. This information has not been evaluated by the FDA and is not intended to cure or prevent any disease.

Post time: Jun-21-2017
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