Many people are aware of the high iodine content of kelp, a result of iodine deficiency caused goiter effective. At present, also found that kelp also contains a number of other special nutritional and medicinal value. Modern pharmacological studies confirmed that kelp contains alginic acid, to prevent the function of leukemia and stomach cancer may lower blood pressure, blood fat, also to stop bleeding on the role of arterial bleeding.
Kelp is the prevention of cardiovascular and cerebrovascular disease an effective food. Kelp is rich in iodine, calcium, phosphorus, selenium and other essential trace elements, including calcium content of milk is 10 times more than all of the vegetables phosphorus are high. Kelp is also rich in carotene, vitamin B1, in the role of these elements of an integrated, so that accumulation of fat in the body tend to subcutaneous and muscle tissue, but very few heart, brain, blood vessels, the pleura on the accumulation of cholesterol and blood content was significantly lower than that of people do not eat kelp.
Kelp contains fucose-rich polysaccharides, laminarin element of these substances are similar to the activity of heparin to prevent thrombosis and a result of increased blood viscosity caused by high blood pressure and also lower LDL cholesterol, inhibit arterial atherosclerosis, as well as anti-cancer anti-cancer effect.
Kelp is rich in cellulose, in the human intestinal tract is like a “scavenger”, able to remove waste and toxins within the intestinal tract, therefore, can effectively prevent the occurrence of colorectal cancer and constipation.
Kelp is rich in a variety of inorganic and carotenoids, vegetables and longevity of the elderly. Eat kelp can effectively prevent leukemia, cancer, but also the prevention of atherosclerosis, reducing blood fat, blood pressure, thyroid dysfunction, such as to prevent. In their daily diet eat kelp adequate for the health of the elderly and very useful longevity.