Sea vegetables are incredibly healthy for us. They’re full of nutrients and have a rich history in medicine and cooking. One sea vegetable in particular has taken the health community by storm and is the newest health craze. Also called carrageen moss and Irish moss, sea moss is a type of red algae that grows on the rocky coasts of the Atlantic in both Europe and North America.

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In terms of nutrition, sea moss is a good source of iron, magnesium, manganese, phosphorus, and zinc. This powerful seaweed provides you with 92 of the 102 minerals that our bodies need to stay in balance and function optimally. It has been used to ease many digestive issues, such as indigestion, ulcers, and constipation, and can pull toxins out of the body. This powerful sea moss is also loaded with nutrients that are vital to the human body, such as sulfur, calcium, iodine, magnesium, phosphorus, manganese, and potassium, to name just a few.

One of the easiest ways to use sea moss is to make a gel, which can be used to thicken smoothies. To do that, soak your Irish moss in filtered water overnight. Drain, then rinse the Irish moss to remove excess salt and sand, then place it in your blender or food processor. Use a two water to one Irish moss ratio, then blend until a thick gel forms. Transfer the gel to airtight containers or mason jars, and add a spoonful or two to your smoothies.

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