X Rays

X-rays are a type of radiation called electromagnetic waves, that have a slight chance of causing cancer and low risk of side effects with low exposure. High exposure can cause unpleasant things like vomiting, hair loss bleeding or fainting. That being said, if I ever get any sort of xrays, like a dental exam or…

Seaweed/Sea Vegetables

Seaweed/Sea Vegetables Pictured from top to bottom: Wakame, Arame, Kombu. There are quite a few types of seaweed and they’re prepared and used in a variety of ways. A lot of us know seaweed as the wrapper on sushi, seaweed snacks (that is Nori) or seaweed salad that’s bathed in sesame oil and is some…

Iodine

Iodine Hey girl, how are your iodine levels? This essential mineral isn’t just for cleaning wounds, it’s critical for your thyroid hormones, healthy metabolism, brain development and function. It’s found mostly in oceans. Therefore, sea salt and seaweed good dietary sources as well as everyone’s favorite foods like prunes and lima beans beans. Iodized salt…

Nori

Nori Nori is is a paperlike seaweed that is known mostly as that which wraps delicious sushi rolls like a little nutritious blanket. The nori we eat is a red algae that cut and dried for culinary purposes and is a little nutrient dense wonderkind. Seaweed is a true superfood as it contains protein and…