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About Seaweed For Hair Growth

About Seaweed For Hair Growth

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I've written about seaweed for hair growth since the beginning of in the mid-1990s.  I also consume seaweed for my own hair growth goals.

Although I personally prefer Nori seaweed to the majority of other types of seaweed, I have also become fond of Gracilaria Licenoides.

I buy the {{asin=B009ZPKINA,text=Raw Nori}} sheets and the Gracilaria Licenoides, sold as {{asin=B000MGSJ5A,text=Agar}} in the United States at my local Whole Foods store. You can also buy it online at

Note:  Worried about the toxicity of Nori and related seaweed due to the Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Disaster In Japan? Read on to get details on how to avoid ingesting radiated seaweed.

Nori Seaweed

Why is Nori so great for hair growth? Nori has many of the key ingredients to encourage hair growth.

Nori is about one-third protein, one-third dietary fiber and contains high proportions of iodine, vitamins A, B,  C, D, E and K. The B vitamins include Thiamine (B1), Riboflavin (B2), Niacin (B3), Folate (B9) and Vitamin B12.

It also contains iron. Nori is also chock full of trace minerals including calcium, magnesium, phosphorous, potassium and zinc.  Can you say healthy hair growth?

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Sushi Wraps

If you love sushi, which is also great for triggering hair growth, you've probably eaten Nori which is often used as a wrap.

Nori can also be used as a garnish or flavoring in noodle dishes and soups.

To get the best benefits you should consider eating Nori sheets which are quite tasty all by themselves.

Fukushima-Daiichi Nuclear Disaster In Japan

Many people have worried about eating Nori and related seaweed products after the Japanese Fukushima-Daiichi nuclear disaster.

Obviously the disaster impacted not only sea life in and near Japan, but also thousands of miles from Japan.

Since Japan is one of the primary countries which exports Nori and related seaweeds, there has been concern that it has been contaminated with increasing amounts of man-made radioactive materials.

Obviously eating contaminated seaweed is not recommenced for hair growth. However, there are options to avoid most Nori and other non-Kelp seaweeds.

Availability of Internationally Certified Raw Organic Nori Sheets

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The Tsunami disaster occurred off the northern coast of Japan on the Pacific Ocean side.  The company which farms and imports Raw Nori maintains a growing site in a 4000 acre Certified Organic growing area located below the southern tip of Japan in the Sea of Japan near the China coast.

To be classified as Internationally Certified Organic growing waters, the area is weekly tested and must have an minimum of 3 year continuous "Clean" results to make this classification.

The "Ecocert" program based in France, is much stricter then the USDA Organic program.

The prevailing winds and currents near Japan, travel from south to north, eventually circling around and head from north to south down the western coast of the United States.

Even though there was virtually no threat to our geographic location, the Raw Nori factory conducted Daily Radiation Testing early on with continued testing still on going.

All tests have shown 100 % non detectable results.

In addition, Raw Nori sends samples to an independent Lab located here in the U.S. (New Jersey). The company tests for all known isotopes of Radiation from the earthquake disaster .  They have been found 100 % non detectable results in all categories.

Raw Organic Nori is considered 100% safe and unaffected by the famous Japanese disaster.

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The company which makes Raw Organic Nori promises to continue to constantly monitor their nori to ensure its safety for all of their customers.

When in doubt of the safety of nori for your food plan consult with your primary physician.

Kanten Made From Gracilaria Licnenoides

Kanten is a zero-calorie substance made from the seaweed Gracilaria Lichenoides. It's sold in the US under the name agar.

Not only does Kanten provide the same benefits that Nori seaweed does, there's solid evidence it can also assist with weight loss. New research shows that people who eat kanten regularly consumer 50 percent fewer calories daily than those who don't.

The appetite-curbing mechanism of Kanten is based upon the face that it's 80 percent fiber. It slows digestion and promotes the feeling of fullness.

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It's easy to make your own gelatin snack infused with Kanten to encourage hair growth and weight loss.Agar-1_250h

Kanten Gelatin Snack Recipe

In a saucepan combine 2 cups of unsweetened fruit juice (apple, pomegranate or similar) and 2 Tablespoons or powdered agar like Now Agar Powder referenced above. Mix well.

Bring the mixture to a boil and cook for 30 seconds more.

Pour mixture into a bowl and chill until set.  Eat at least 1/2 cup every day for optimal hair growth and weight loss.

 Summary - About Seaweed For Hair Growth

Nori is a great food which helps to promote hair growth?

The Nori sheets are chock full of many of the key ingredients which have been proven helpful in healthy hair growth programs.

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