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Seaweed Kombu
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Kombu is a large type of seaweed that is often used as a soup stock or in nabe (hot pot) dishes. Seaweeds are marine algae, saltwater dwelling, simple organisms that fall into the rather outdated general category of "plants". Seaweeds are marine algae, saltwater dwelling, simple organisms that fall into the rather outdated general category of "plants". In addition to minerals, such as, iodine and iron, seaweed contains trace elements, which can make a difference in Human health. These trace elements include zinc, boron, chromium, selenium and tin to name a few. Moreover, Seaweed contains a high level of vitamins and particularly vitamin B12, a vital nutritional element, usually found only in meat. Therefore it is recommended as a substitute for meat products in vegetarian diets. source Foodfacts.com