Algae food and health care for the elderly

The marine algae such as seaweed, asparagus, wakame, hijiki, manioc, kelp, etc., is rich in high-quality protein, amino acids, vitamins and essential phosphorus, magnesium, sodium, potassium, calcium, iodine, iron, Silicon, manganese, zinc and other minerals, some of which are not found in terrestrial vegetables. In recent years, many countries in the world have studied the consumption of seaweed, and found that eating seaweed foods can keep body fluids alkaline and healthy, and it can also be used as an adjuvant therapy for various diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, and cancer.

The active peptides in seaweed are similar in function to insulin and have good therapeutic and health care functions for diabetic patients. The quality protein and unsaturated fatty acids in seaweed are exactly what patients with diabetes, hypertension, and heart diseases need. The mannitol in kelp has the effect of dehydration and diuresis, which can cure renal failure, drug poisoning, and senile edema. Seaweed and taurine play an important role in protecting eyesight and the elderly brain. Iodine in seaweed is the best treatment food for hypothyroidism. Seaweed can also remove carcinogens such as strontium, radium, cadmium, and lead, which can prevent cancer.