Fermented Foods / Algae / Sea Vegetables (PAGE #307)
Japanese, Chinese, and German cultures consider this a staple and one of the most important foods in their diets. Kimchi, sauerkraut, and pickles can be enjoyed as a source of friendly lactobacilli bacteria which will help aid in digestion. Known to help the growth of healthy flora in our lower digestive tract.
Algae: A variety of algae growing on the sea bed.
Tip: CHLOROPHYLL (algae found in plants) Helps hemoglobin to distribute oxygen to our cells!
Sea vegetables such as Dulse makes a great vegan substitute for bacon. Saute it in tofu for a vegan omelette. Sea lettuce can be added to soups or roasted. Kelp is gluten-free, low in carbs which may be added to stir-frys or sprinkled over kale. We teach to replace the salt shaker with dulse or kelp. Edible seaweeds aka/sea veggies are high in nutrients, including vitamins A, C, E, B12, calcium, iron, fiber, and potassium. Seaweed salad can be eaten to help the thyroid!
We published a step-by-step “how to” in our September 2012 eNewsletter.