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What to do with super seaweed

Seaweed is pretty super, here's where you should stick it...

Around your rice

Seaweed is crammed with antioxidants known to prevent inflammation and arthritis. And just one sheet of Japanese nori can provide the same amount of heart-healthy fatty acid Omega-3 as two avocados.

On your face

From cleansing to repairing
to moisturising, mineral-rich seaweed has earned itself a reputation as the skincare world’s equivalent to Ben Stokes. Nourish your skin by slapping on Lush’s new Shangri La moisturiser, made of seaweed harvested from Poole Harbour.

With your supplements

Seaweed contains serious amounts of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It’s packed with protein, vitamins A, C and K, magnesium, calcium and iodine. Just a cup full added to your diet will give 52 per cent of your daily recommended dose of vitamin C.

In your belly

Seaweed is not only high in fibre and low in calories, eating it regularly also strengthens gut mucus and slows digestion, making food release its energy more slowly. The payoff? More blood sugar control and energy throughout the day.