You may start to hear the buzz around the mineral-rich "red seaweed" called Dulse. It's not new as it's been around as a food and medicine for centuries...but is slowly becoming all the rage in the U.S. because of it's amazing health benefits and superfood qualities.
The whole flake form is said to have a palatable, chewy texture with a smokey, umami flavor that some are comparing to bacon! Whaaaaa? If I ever come across it in stores, I'll have to give it a taste and maybe add it to a soup! Yum. It also comes in a powder form that you can use as a spice or a replacement for salt.
Dulse contains Vitamin C and the carotenoid antioxidants, like alpha-carotene, beta-carotene, lutein and zeaxanthin, all of which are known to be great for healthy eyesight, reducing free radical damage in the body and decreasing the risk of some chronic diseases.
Dulse can be a natural way to supplement the diet with iodine. I find it interesting that many are saying that this may be helpful for those with hypothyroidism, a condition that is becoming more and more prevalent in today's world because of low dietary iodine consumption and absorption. I know so many people personally who suffer with hypothyroidism, so it caught my attention.
Here's what organicfacts.net is saying about dulse...
Some of the most important health benefits of dulse include its ability to improve vision, protect the immune system, build bone health, improve the thyroid gland, increase growth and repair, optimize the gastrointestinal system, lower blood pressure, strengthen the brain and nervous system, and boost circulation.
To read the full article, click HERE
Can adding dulse to your diet make you more healthy....and more BEAUTIFUL??
When I chose the ingredients for my Anti-Aging Drink, I chose them carefully. Sure, it's easy to see why I chose the collagen and the antioxidants....but did you realize that the Greens Blend that is in it has a very good reason for being there. It contains DULSE. That's also the reason I recommend my Anti-Aging Drink in my Beauty Detox Program as an option.
Because seaweed polysaccharides work to detoxify the liver, the cleansing actions they provide naturally help to encourage healthy looking skin. Pretty cool, huh?
I'm a fan of aging gracefully in a healthy way...and adding dulse to my diet seems like it's doing double duty in HEALTH and BEAUTY!
You can check out how I'm adding this super-duper superfood into my daily routine by checking out my Anti-Aging Drink recipe HERE and the delicious Greens Blend that has the dulse in it, along with tons of other nutrients, HERE.
P.S. When you purchase the Greens Blend, you get my entire Beauty Detox program for FREE!!
-Top photo courtesy of Superfoods for Superhealth