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August 29, 2019 - Well and Good

Who said seaweed was just for sushi? Here’s why the ingredient is about to blow up

Who said seaweed was just for sushi? Here’s why the ingredient is about to blow up
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So why is something you normally see at the beach suddenly having such a moment in the food sphere?

Seaweed is more than just an edible device that holds your takeout order together. One of the benefits is that seaweed is basically overflowing with fiber, says Eliza Savage, RD of Middleberg Nutrition. Polysaccharides found in seaweed—a type of fiber—have been linked to boosting the good bacteria found in your gut, adds Barbara Mendez, nutritionist and pharmacist.

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