Kelp, the Virtuous Vegetable™
Kelp is a highly nutritious vegetable, providing higher levels of fiber, minerals, vitamins and trace elements than most vegetables and dairy foods.
Kelps are high in fiber with a good balance between soluble and insoluble fibers and contain little of the starchy carbohydrate that is present in brown rice.
Kelp vs. Brown Rice - Fiber
Kelp Salad Cut 5.1g/100g Wet Weight Brown Rice 3.8g/100g Wet Weight
The ocean waters of the Gulf of Maine are filled with minerals, and account for the diversity of minerals contained in brown kelp. Kelps are a good source of Calcium, Potassium, Magnesium, Sodium, Copper, Iron, and Iodine. Kelp plants have been described as the ideal food-safe natural source of Iodine.
Kelp vs. Whole Milk - Calcium
Kelp Noodles 175mg/100g Wet Weight
Milk 115mg/100g Wet Weight
Kelp vs. Spinach - Iron
Kelp Slaw Cut 359mcg/100g Wet Weight
Yogurt 53mcg/100g Wet Weight