The seaweed Kelp is an excellent source of minerals from the sea, particularly iodine which is very important for the thyroid gland to function properly. The thyroid gland is an important regulator of metabolism and weight.
Cultural studies relating to the result of diet including kelp have determined a link to a lower breast cancer rate; less obesity, heart disease, rheumatism, arthritis; lower blood pressure; less thyroid disease; less constipation and gastro-intestinal ailments and less infectious disease. Kelp provides nutritional support to the nervous system and heart in the form of iodine, vitamins, minerals and cell salts.
Iodine is essential for the proper regulation of energy through its effect on metabolism. Thyroxine, the major thyroid hormone, aids in protein synthesis, carbohydrate absorption and the conversion of carotin to Vitamin A. Kelp not only absorbs iodine from seawater, it also sponges up an enormous supply of essential nutrients and delivers them to the thyroid and the rest of the body. These nutrients include protein, essential fatty acid, carbohydrates, fiber, trace elements, sodium and potassium salts, and a variety of other chemicals, such as alginic acid.
Beneficial to the sensory nerves, membranes surrounding the brain, spinal cord, and brain tissue. Used for hair loss, goiter, ulcers, and obesity. Good for thyroid function, arteries, and nails.
Kelp is also an important general and nutritive tonic herb which aids in the treatment of obesity, heart disease, respiratory disease, rheumatism & arthritis, high blood pressure, thyroid deficiency, constipation & gastrointestinal ailments, and infectious disease. Kelp provides nutritive support to the entire body, and also improves circulatory stimulation. In this formulation, Kelp measurably enhances the overall effectiveness and usefulness of the blend.
Additionally, the trace mineral content of Kelp is among the highest of any known single source, and is especially valued for its anti-cancer, anti-rheumatic, anti-inflammatory, hypotensive and fibrous qualities. Kelp is also one of the best weight-reduction plants available.
Iodine in Kelp maintains a healthy thyroid, thereby significantly reducing one major cause of obesity. In addition, seaweed increases the body´s ability to burn off fat through exercise. Thus, stamina is boosted, allowing cells to consume energy more efficiently. Kelp also lowers blood cholesterol levels.