By eating seaweed or taking a seaweed supplement, you can also regulate your thyroid hormones T3 and T4 because your body needs iodine to synthesize an amino acid called tyrosine for thyroid hormones to work within the proper balance of the body. This is important because your thyroid gland regulates you body's metabolism. Many times a thyroid problem is caused by the lack of iodine in the body. By eating seaweed you are providing your body with a natural supply of iodine. On a cardiovascular level the ingredients in seaweed can also clear plaque in the arteries. If people ate this stuff on a regular basis cardiologists would have to find another specialty. Really, think of all the diseases that can be cured with just this one sea vegetable. Sea vegetables are also known as a super food. Because of the algae sea vegetables contain, the body is getting an abundant supply of chlorophyll. Along with other nutrients that eliminate cancer, the sea vegetable of seaweed will keep cells in the body healthy so you do not develop degenerative diseases caused by aging.
Don't feel bad because seafood is just much to much expensive to eat anymore. You can still eat food from the sea by making a resolution to eat sea vegetables such as seaweed either as a vegetable or by taking a supplement. And watch those toxins go up in smoke by being eliminated from your body!