Dried Codium Seaweed Organic
The seaweed was collected by hand in its natural environment on the Galician coast. Codium seaweed has a dark green colour and when soaked has a soft, elastic and velvety texture. However, they can also be used without soaking. Codium seaweed has a strong taste of the sea, similar to mussels.
Use of Codium Seaweed
Codium seaweed is excellent for preparing tartars or vinaigrettes and for adding extra flavour to sauces, soups or other dishes. Since the seaweed becomes 6 times larger when soaked or cooked than when dried, it is advisable to use only small quantities.
Healthy properties of seaweed
Seaweed is very versatile and can be used as an ingredient in all kinds of dishes as well as for seasoning. In addition, seaweed is very healthy as it contains many different nutrients and vitamins:
- It contains a lot of iodine. Even a small amount covers the daily requirement.
- Among other things, seaweed contains protein, soluble and insoluble fibre, vitamins B1 and B2, iron, manganese, copper, vitamin B12 and omega-3 fats.
- In smaller quantities it also contains vitamins A, C, E and K, folic acid, zinc, sodium, calcium and magnesium.
- Seaweed contain antioxidants
Directions for eating seaweed
Seaweed is naturally rich in iodine. Although iodine is very important for normal thyroid function, excessive intake can lead to thyroid dysfunction. Therefore, an average daily intake of no more than 0.2 mg iodine is recommended. The iodine content varies depending on the type of seaweed and the preparation method. Therefore, please pay attention to the information on the package.
May contain traces of crustaceans, shellfish and fish.
*from controlled organic cultivation