Sea kelp seasoning helps reduce sodium -

Sea kelp seasoning helps reduce sodium

So many foods and seasonings have come and gone, but our wellness expert Peggy Hall reminds of the forgotten food, sea kelp seasoning.

Sea kelp seasoning can be a big help if you're trying to reduce sodium in your diet.

Back in the 70's, sea kelp seasoning (not the supplements, but the seasoning) was all the rage because that's when the low sodium diets were coming to attention. Sea kelp is sodium free, so it's a great option when you're looking to flavor your food without the salt. It comes in a shaker jar just like any spice or seasoning. It can go on fish, chicken, salads, scrambled eggs, or even soup.

Peggy says, "My favorite way is in my homemade salad dressing. I take three tablespoons of olive oil, one tablespoon of apple cider vinegar, and one teaspoon of the sea kelp seasoning. You mix that altogether and you've got a delicious, light Caesar salad dressing."

Sea kelp also has a lot of health benefits. It's rich in iron, magnesium, copper, and zinc. All of these minerals are needed for a strong immune system. Sea kelp seasoning is also high in calcium, which you need for your strong bones and teeth. It's also a rich source of iodine, which is required for your thyroid to function properly. But if you do have thyroid issues, please check with your doctor before using this seasoning.

It's easy to find at your grocery store or on the health food shelves.

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