Seaweed is high in protein, calcium, phosphorus, potassium, iron, iodine and other trace minerals. The nutrients found in seaweed are good for the skin, hair, nails, and the endocrine system, especially the thyroid and adrenal glands. There are many different types of seaweed and they all have their own character and flavor. Kombu is good for cooking with beans because it aids digestion. Wakame is a lovely fit for vegetable soups. Nori is used primarily for sushi. Arame has a mild semi-sweet flavor while Hijiki is strong and robust. Sea Palm’s mild savory nature makes it delicious toasted and eaten as a snack. You can find seaweed in natural food stores and Asian markets.