Nutritional Supplements Library
What is kelp?
Kelp is a sea vegetable. Kelp grows in underwater forests (kelp forests) in clear, shallow, oceans, requiring nutrient rich water below about 20 ?C, it offers a protection to some sea creatures, or food for others. It is known for its high growth rate - the genus Macrocystis grows up to 30 cm per day, to a total length of over 60 meters.
What is the effective dosge of kelp supplementation?
Since the introduction of iodized salt, additional sources of iodine, such as kelp, are not necessary for most people.
What are the benefits of kelp supplementation?
• Kelp is especially high in iodine.
• It also contains iron, sodium, phosphorus and calcium, as well as magnesium and potassium. Kelp is a source of vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D and E, plus amino acids.
• It contains large quantities of the natural growth hormones auxins, gibberellin and cytokinin.
• It helps to maintain thyroid hormones, which are required for maintaining normal metabolism in all cells of the body.
What are the side effects of kelp supplementation?
Kelp supplementation appears to be safe in moderation.