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Maine Coast Organic Dulse, Whole Leaf | Wild Atlantic, 56g

Maine Coast Organic Dulse, Whole Leaf | Wild Atlantic, 56g

$16.39

  • Certified Organic
  • Dried at low temperatures to preserve enzymes, nutrients, and the environment
  • Dulse doesn’t need to be cooked! Tastes great raw!
  • Dulse contains more protein and dietary fiber than most other sea vegetables and land vegetables.
  • Dulse also contains vitamin A (beta-carotene), iron, potassium, magnesium, chlorophyll, trace ocean minerals, and B vitamins.

 

SKU 34529123629 Category

Description

Premium organic dulse (Palmaria palmata) whole leaf in a convenient 2-ounce bag.  Dulse whole leaf can be enjoyed right out of the bag or in a variety of popular recipes. The high protein and mineral content of dulse adds savory umami flavor to any dish, but we find it goes especially well with starches and sharp cheeses.  Sustainably wild-harvested in the pristine waters of the North Atlantic, and lab-tested for quality and contaminants.  Certified Organic

Seaweed Nutritional Facts

Dried seaweed is a nutritional powerhouse.  Sea vegetables are known to contain most, if not all, of the 24 minerals and trace elements required for your body’s physiological functions, some in quantities greatly exceeding those of land plants.  They contain significant levels of vitamins, including the B vitamins, Vitamin A, and Vitamin C.  Their protein content ranges from 10% to almost 40%, and they contain all or most of the essential amino acids required by humans.  They’re low in fat and high in fiber; two qualities that make them healthy for the heart.  And then, of course, there’s iodine.  Sea vegetables are one of the highest natural sources of dietary iodine, even when eaten in small quantities.

Milled sea vegetables have the same nutritional composition as the whole leaf from which they were milled.  For example, dulse flakes have the same nutritional composition as whole leaf dulse.

Serving Size

To paraphrase an old saying, oftentimes good things come in small portions.  This is definitely true of sea vegetables.  You don’t have to eat a lot to get the most of their flavor and nutrition.  Even in Japan, where about one-third of the adult population eats seaweed almost every day, the average daily intake is only about 4-7 grams, usually over the course of 2-3 small servings eaten throughout the day.

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