High in iodine for optimal thyroid health, this marine vegetable is a common ingredient in miso soups, Japanese salads and stir-fry dishes. It contains a pigment called fucoxanthin which reduces belly fat.
Wakame is also one of the world’s great superfoods… it’s full of magnesium, critical for heart and muscle function. It’s also full of calcium, iron, vitamins A, C, E, K, folate and B2.
Wakame is also one of the few vegetables that has vitamin D, perhaps the most important nutrient to the human body. It also has lignans, which may prevent breast cancer.