Seaweed is a general term used to describe marine plants and species of algae. These species are grown underwater such as seas, rivers, and lakes. Some common types of seaweeds are green, red, blue-green, and brown in color.
One of the best flavors of seaweed is crispy baked seaweed flavor (also known as “รสสาหร่ายอบกรอบ” in the Thai language) and the best categories of seaweed are dried seaweed. Dried seaweed is called the nori Japanese name for the Americas and Europe.
Dried seaweed is a general ingredient to Japanese and Chinese dishes. This food often gives a crisp texture and grocery stores sell it in thin and square sheets for use in recipes.
This seaweed is good for your health as it contains many minerals and vitamins but is quite high in iodine and sodium. When added in the daily diet, it helps protect you from certain diseases.
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Weight loss is one of the biggest benefits of dried seaweeds. The main components of dried seaweed are fiber and protein content. Protein contents are the most among seaweeds and are more than soybean.
This type of seaweed has low fat which means it is good for dieting. All the essential vitamins, amino acids, and protein: good for balanced development and growth of growing children.
Moisture is the enemy of dried seaweed. In moisture, it turned purplish-black color into red-purple color. One of the easiest ways to store dried seaweed is to keep it in a cool place.
Dried seaweeds can be added to curries, salads, and soups. Also, you can add them to drinks and food. You should add this to your food items to get their health benefits.