The Most Powerful Environmental Guardian = SEAWEED

by Desiree Dupuis on July 13, 2023
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🌍 The Most Powerful Environmental Guardian 🐠

Here are the top 5 reasons to eat more seaweed!

1️⃣ Carbon Sink: Seaweed absorbs carbon dioxide CO2 during photosynthesis; it's been estimated that seaweed can absorb up to 20x more CO2 than land-based plants

2️⃣ Water Purification: Seaweed acts as a natural filter, improving water quality by absorbing excess nutrients like nitrogen and phosphorus

3️⃣ Habitat Restoration: Seaweed beds provide essential habitats for marine organisms, serving as nurseries and protective shelters. By promoting the growth of seaweed, we can support the recovery and conservation of marine ecosystems

4️⃣ Reduced Land and Water Use: Seaweed farming requires no land or freshwater. Unlike traditional agriculture, which leads to deforestation and water scarcity, seaweed cultivation reduces pressure on terrestrial ecosystems

5️⃣ Nutritional Superstar: Seaweed boasts an impressive nutritional profile with an array of essential vitamins and minerals. It is an abundant source of iodine, a mineral vital for a healthy thyroid function and metabolism regulation, provides significant amounts of vitamin K, folate, magnesium, calcium, iron, and zinc, all of which play crucial roles in maintaining overall well-being. And it's an excellent source of fiber, which aids digestion and a healthy gut


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