All essential minerals are provided by dietary seaweeds. No plant that grows on the land comes close to providing all of the metabolically-required minerals humans need to optimally function as does seaweed. Irish sea moss is just one of the red seaweeds and is abundant in the Atlantic Ocean coasts of North America and Europe. Scientifically referred to as Chondrus crispus, sea moss is rich in iodine, iron, magnesium, potassium, zinc, phosphorus, manganese, bromine, calcium, vitamin A, C, E, K, B1, and B12. It's low in fat and calories. Irish sea moss is well known for a host of benefits:
Boost energy due to its high iron content.
Supports thyroid health due to is high levels of DI-Iodothyronine.
Aid respiratory health due to is mucus dissolving properties.
Support mental health due to is high amount of potassium.
Improves skin and joint health due to carrageenan thickening and gelling properties.
Helps with improved digestive health due to its demulcent properties which coat and smooth the intestines.
Aids in weight loss due to its ability to absorb moisture and fill the intestinal tract providing a full sensation.
Aids against radiation poisoning due to its iodine content which reduces the side effects of radiation therapy.