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Seaweed: Should people eat more of it?

The magazine section of the BBC news site has an interest article on the potential health benefits of eating seaweed. So should we follow Asia and start including more seaweed in our diets. There are seaweed salt replacements already commerically available for table salt (http://www.nutri-health.co.uk/product/for-men/superfoods/raw-seaweed-salt.aspx ) or you can try making your own (http://eagleloftkitchen.blogspot.co.uk/2011/01/seaweed-salt-replacer.html). For more info on the BBC article go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/magazine-17870743

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You don't need to follow the Asians. Just pop down to the indoor market in Swansea and purchase Laverbread. The South Welsh have been eating it for 100s years. It is particularly good with bacon.

See article 'Forget Nori: Laverbread is the seaweed to savour'
http://www.theecologist.org/green_green_living/food_and_drink/770731/forget_nori­_laverbread_is_the_seaweed_to_savour.html

and also BBC recipes using laverbread
http://www.bbc.co.uk/food/recipes/search?keywords=laverbread
Posted on 08/05/12 10:18.

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