Kelp nutrition value
1. The algae are a special kind of protein called glycoprotein
affinity, can also be applied to the blood cell separation
detection, drug carrier and immune antibody generation and the
medicinal USES of anti-cancer drugs, algae glycoprotein affinity
future diagnosis, tumor formation in the immune system function and
transfer diagnosis and other clinical application has great
2. In algae have immunity and antitumor activity of material, is a
special polysaccharide, protein, lipid, pigment and low molecular
substances. In traditional Chinese medicine, several kinds of brown
algae after cooking can be used to prevent and treat cancer, the
hot water extract was mostly polysaccharide.
3. The algae is rich in dietary fiber, fiber general seaweed is
about 30 ~ 65% of dry weight, far more than five grains, legumes,
the average content of vegetables and fruits. This, the modest
increase in alginate fibre intake can reduce blood pressure,
cholesterol and blood sugar levels, helpful to the normal laws of
heart, blood vessels, and prevent cancer.
In addition, kelp food fiber into the human stomach, due to absorb
water and swell, likely to cause a satisfied feeling, avoid
excessive food intake and cause obesity, and to achieve weight loss
and health effect. Food fiber in the body and can help digestion
and promote waste discharge, avoid the growth of harmful bacteria
in the body, has the effects of the intestine.
4. The algae contain a variety of vitamins, main of vitamin B12, C
and E, biotin and nicotinic acid, on the human body metabolism,
many diseases prevention and recovery has a positive role.
5. Seaweed contains more than more than terrestrial plants and
quantity of natural inorganic elements, in which sodium, potassium,
iron, calcium content most. Heme iron is composition, iron
deficiency anemia is one of the reasons; Calcium is a form of human
bones and teeth, is also required to keep the normal cell membrane
function; Such as human body lack of iodine can cause thyroid
parafunction; Magnesium can relieve stress, avoid heart disease
caused by stress.
6. Some edible seaweed, such as seaweed, algae, ulva and davallia
tenuifolia sw more protein, about 20 to 39% of the dry weight of
the body. Kelp contains more than 20 kinds of essential amino
acids, it is important to most species have sulfur-containing amino
acids, such as taurine, methionine, cystine and its derivatives,
every one hundred grams of dry weight of algae content about
between 41 ~ 72 mg.
In addition to breast milk, eggs and beans more content of taurine,
general land food protein sulfur-containing amino acid were
insufficient or a lack of, not getting enough, affect human body