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Nori Seaweed – Sea Vegetable

Such highly nutritious food, nori seaweed

Japanese healthy breakfast seaweed, omelet,miso soup, grilled salmon,pickles

Japanese healthy breakfast seaweed, omelet,miso soup, grilled salmon,pickles

One sheet of nori size is about 20 cm square and about 3 g of its weight.

Nori seaweed contains of good-quality protein and it accounted for about 30 to 40 percent of its weight.

The nori is also a very good source of vitamin A, which is required for the proper development and functioning of skin and immune system.

For instance, taking one sheet of nori is equal to taking one egg or more, or 10 g of carrot.

Consuming two sheets of nori provides the required daily intake of vitamin A.

Vitamin B1, which helps the body’s cells convert carbohydrates into energy, is also effective to cure from fatigue.

The amount contained in nori is equivalent to 100 ml of milk.

The combination with carbohydrates such as “onigiri” Japanese rice-ball is very effective way to take the source of energy.

 

Onigiri rice ball

Onigiri rice ball(picture from Wikipedia)

 

Such highly nutritious food, nori, is widely consumed in Japan with rice for traditional Japanese-style breakfast.

In Singapore, the nori quickly absorbs the moisture and getting damped because of the high humidity.

In that case, toasting nori seaweed makes it more crispy and flavorful. (toast only shiny side)

 

nori seaweed

nori seaweed

 

sea urchin tempura with seaweed

sea urchin tempura with seaweed

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