Seaweed Snacks

Posted by VitaminSea on 3/18/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Seaweed Snacks
What's in YOUR snack cupboard? It could be some nutritious and delicious Whole Leaf Sea Vegetables!

Maybe you're one of those people who need something like a chip to snack on but you're looking for a healthier option. Maybe you're one of those people looking for something different to add to your salad.

Our Applewood Smoked Whole Leaf Dulse is a flavorful place to start! It's a guilt-free savory snack that's loaded with minerals, low in calories, and perfect for when the mid-afternoon hunger strikes.

If you're interested in trying more than one kind of our sea veggies, we have a Whole Leaf Starter Pack just for you. This variety will have you not only snacking, but adding seaweed to all of your appetizers, soups, salads, main meals and desserts.

Sea Vegetable Nutrition


Dulse is rich in protein and boasts the highest content of iron of any food source which may make it a nutritional snack for woman or those who are anemic. Dulse contains all essential Amino Acids. Dulse seaweed is an excellent source of:

~ Vitamin A, C, D and E
~ Calcium
~ Iodine
~ Phosphorus
~ Magnesium
~ Manganese
~ Vitamins B1 and B2

Saccharina Kelp (Kombu) is rich in Iodine and Calcium. Kombu also contains:

~ Potassium
~ Magnesium
~ Iron
~ Sodium
~ Chromium
~ Protein
~ Phosphorus
~ Alginate
~ Carotene
~ Vitamins A, C, E and K
~ B Complex Vitamins

Large amounts of Laver Wild Atlantic Nori can be enjoyed. Of all Maine sea vegetables, Laver Wild Atlantic Nori is the highest in B Complex Vitamins, Vitamins C & E and Vegetable Protein. Nori is also rich in:

~ Calcium
~ Iodine
~ Iron
~ Phosphorus
~ Potassium
~ Maganese
~ Copper
~ Zinc
~ Vitamins A and K

Alaria (Wakame) is almost identical to Japanese wakame biologically and nutritionally. Alaria has one of the highest sources of Calcium. Wakame is also rich in:

~ B Complex Vitamins
~ Vitamins A, C, and K
~ Protein
~ Iron
~ Magnesium
~ Iodine
~ Sodium
~ Chromium
~ Zinc
~ Phosphorus
~ Potassium
~ Dietary Fiber

To learn more about each of the sea vegetables and their many culinary uses, visit our Edible Whole Leaf Vegetables section and view each of their product pages.

Be sure to browse our delicious recipes if you're looking to incorporate sea veggies as more than just a snack.

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