Seaweed, which is represented on the shelves in the form of canned fish, preserves and dried leaves - a seaweed kelp. It is famous for its high content of iodine, which is simply necessary for the normal functioning of the thyroid gland. Iodine supplemented with amino acids and polyunsaturated fatty acids, making it better absorbed by the body.
This dial list of useful substances in the seaweed is not limited. Together with 100 g of the product you get 12 g of proteins in total 0, 5 grams of fat, 70 g carbohydrates and vitamins A, C, D, E, PP, K, vitamins B, minerals potassium, calcium, magnesium and sodium. Thanks to this composition kelp acts on the body in several ways: firstly, to improve its functioning - normalizes the activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in the order of metabolism, increases the overall resistance adverse effect, stimulates the stomach and intestines. Secondly, helps to eliminate problems have arisen: regulates the level of cholesterol in blood, removes heavy metals and radionuclides, used in the treatment of prostatic adenoma, as well as cardiovascular diseases, respiratory and central nervous system.
Useful properties of seaweed are best stored in minimally processed foods, ie in its dried leaves. Canned and preserved better there as part of a salad or as a side dish, without having to heat treatment and without using salt.
Another non-standard cabbage - Brussels. Her small kochanchiki size of a walnut can compete with kelp in the number of valuable substances in the composition. The content of vitamin C, which is characterized by the presence of any of cabbage, it is in Brussels record high - three times more than its "relatives." This means that it will strengthen your immune system and put on his feet for colds, as well as help to survive the spring beriberi. Consolidate the results of the B vitamins (B1, B2, B6 and B9), carotene, sodium, magnesium, potassium and phosphorus. Separate story deserves juice of this dietary product. It will improve the condition of the body in diabetes mellitus, hypertension and arrhythmia.
To get all the vitamins and minerals of Brussels sprouts, add it to salads raw, dividing by the leaves. In addition, it is possible for a couple of minutes to dip it in boiling salted water with a drop of lemon juice. Even if you are completely healthy, you will appreciate the cooked product in such a way that destroys the stereotype of the "useful - so tasteless."