Organic Raw Nori Sheets - 50


50 sheets / bag

General Description

The nori sheets are thin sheets composed of an edible, green Japonese algae. One of its principle uses is in the making of sushi.

History

Nori alga is part of millennium culinary traditions of coastal people in China, Japan, Polynesia, Hawai, Great Britain, Iceland and Siberia. Ancient Chinese writings from the 4th century BC talk about alga so refined that they were served at the Kings table.

Native culinary traditions such as Inuit also incorporate alga in their diet. In the Arctic coasts, alga has always been part of the Native’s diet during food shortage season.

Nutrition & Benefits

  • Excellent source of iron, magnesium, zinc, calcium and manganese
  • Excellent source of beta carotene and vitamin A, alga helps protect from free radicals, reduces risks of heart attacks and stabilises the immune system
  • Contains 25-35% of their dry weight in protein, nori are equivalent in nutritional value to soy
  • 1.5 times more vitamin C than an orange, nori helps energize and regulate the immune system
  • 30% of your daily recommended value of vitamin B12 in 1 gram
  • High content in taurine, this nutrient helps prevent cataracts and diabetes
  • Antibacterial & antiviral properties that help your intestinal flora
  • High concentration of antioxidants, nori sheets help maintain optimal cardiovascular health and ward off certain cancers
  • Good source of iodine & selenium that help reduce breast cancer risks
  • Contains 35 to 50% of it dry weight in fiber that help regulate the digestive track

Culinary Uses

Place your favorite vegetables in a Nori sheet, sprinkle some walnut pieces in there and roll the sheet up tightly. Moisten the sheet with a little water to seal the roll. You can also crumble Nori sheets on your salads, pastas or soups!

MORE RECIPE IDEAS
Summer Fresh Avocado-Mango Sushi

Did you know?

Nori is the most consumed seaweed in the world!

Nutritional Facts Table

Practical information

Preservation:

1 year in a cool, dry cupboard.

Origin:

China

This product is
Organic

Organic

Raw

Raw

Gluten Free

Gluten Free

 

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