Seaweed: Eating seaweed may help with weight loss and prevent diabetes

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Seaweed: Eating seaweed may help with weight loss and prevent diabetes

Medical News Today added that the compounds in seaweed may also reduce inflammation, high fat levels and insulin sensitivity.Furthermore, seaweed i

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Medical News Today added that the compounds in seaweed may also reduce inflammation, high fat levels and insulin sensitivity.

Furthermore, seaweed is abundant in iodine – especially kombu, followed by wakame and nori – that may help address an underactive thyroid.

Known as hypothyroidism, an underactive thyroid is linked to an iodine deficiency.

Symptoms of hypothyroidism, pointed out by the NHS, include:

  • Tiredness
  • Being sensitive to cold
  • Weight gain
  • Constipation
  • Depression
  • Slow movements and thoughts
  • Muscle aches and weakness
  • Muscle cramps
  • Dry and scaly skin
  • Brittle hair and nails
  • Loss of libido (sex drive)
  • Pain, numbness and a tingling sensation in the hand and fingers (carpal tunnel syndrome)
  • Irregular periods or heavy periods



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