Kelp is a type of seaweed that grows in shallow and nutrient-rich waters around the world. It’s been eaten and used in the world of medicine for hundreds of years in and nowadays it’s commonly used in sushi dishes, ice-creams, salad dressings and as supplements.

Kelp is a natural source of iron, zinc, iodine, potassium, copper and calcium (highest natural concentration of calcium). It’s also high in vitamins A, B1, B2, C, D and E – making it an ideal supplement to support our daily health regime. Due to it’s high content of vitamins (especially vitamin E), kelp can help keep our skin looking younger, firmer and brighter.

Kelp is most popular however for it’s proven ability to prolong life, enhance health and beauty and boost our immune system. The seawater kelp contains an variety of vitamins, minerals, enzymes and proteins, which is absorbed by the kelp and converted into an organic form which is then absorbed by the human digestive tract when we consume it.

When it comes to our beauty, kelp should be one of our favourite supplements. Due to it’s high content of minerals such as calcium, magnesium and fluorine, kelp can promote a radiant skin glow as well as preventing early loss of skin elasticity which in turn, helps to keep our skin looking younger and more awake for longer. The other vitamins that kelp contains are also all essential for regenerating skin cells and tissues – making it great for treating skin conditions, too.

Links to other interesting documents and articles…

Sea kelp : super-supplement or health risk?

The Anti-Inflammatory, Iodine-Rich Power of Kelp