Sunday, June 25, 2017

Seaweed. Hm?

20 October 2016
BEC Crew

If we add (click here) dried seaweed to 2 percent of sheep and cattle feed, we could cut methane emissions by more than 70 percent, scientists have found.
With livestock responsible for 44 percent of all human-caused methane - a gas that has 36 times the global warming potential of CO2 - this could cut a huge chunk of the 3.1 gigatonnes these animals release into the atmosphere each year in burps and farts....
Now, look, I've tried this stuff straight up and while it is type of food one eats for nutrition, it needs preparation. 
...yep, your sushi wrapper (click here)—provides a good dose of the muscle-building nutrient.
While the amount of protein differs among varieties of seaweed, it ranges from about 2 to 9 grams per cup. And besides being high in protein, seaweed is also loaded with minerals, vitamins, and hormone-like substances that are good for the body. In fact, the variety dulse contains renin-inhibitory peptides similar to those found in ACE inhibitors, a class of medicines that helps relax the blood vessels used to treat high blood pressure, migraines, and other conditions, says Mary Hartley, R.D., nutrition expert for

This salad is very quick, simple, nutritious and filled with flavor.
Leafy lettuce
Nori seaweed
Lemon Juice or Umeboshi Vinegar
Sea salt
Olive oil
  1. Tear lettuce into pieces.
  2. Slice onion very thinly and chop finely, mixing together.
  3. Lightly toast Nori until it turns a green color and is crumbly.
  4. Mix in a few drops of olive oil with the lettuce.
  5. Sprinkle lemon juice and salt on lettuce and toss.
  6. Crumble Nori into the salad.
  7. Toss and serve.