It’s the new superfood that’s been steadily gaining popularity, especially with nutritionists and those in the know.
Better known as algae or seaweed, kelp is now being touted as the latest nutritional powerhouse and is set to take over from kale as the trendy new ingredient to add to your diet.
The vitamin-packed seaweed is not only a concentrated sourced of calcium and iodine, it has also been found to have natural antioxidant properties.
Geeta Sidhu Robb, nutrionist and founder of Nosh Detox has been using kelp for some time now as it has some superior properties compared to kale.
In fact Ms Sidhu-Robb said that it’s kelp’s high iodine content which makes it one of the best foods around.
According to Ms Sidhu-Robb, nearly 70% of UK women are said to be be iodine deficient.