I found this informative article on a food item I had never heard of, but immediately wanted to try after reading this. You may not know this, but I’m kind of a health nut. I love all organic, fresh ingredients, especially super foods and Irish moss fits the bill. I’m eager to hunt some down. I wanted to share this because healthy hair starts from the inside and the effectiveness of the nutrients put into your body shows through the condition of your hair, nails, and skin. If you aren’t eating healthy and getting enough vitamins and nutrients, your skin, hair and nails will let you know it. It’s sort of how the leaves of a plant (the color, dark spots, wilting, holes, etc) can tell you specifically what nutrients that plant is missing. Enjoy the good read.
Irish moss is a seaweed packed with nutrients that can be soaked and used to create a powerful and nutritional gel. It is pretty much colorless and tasteless which makes it great to add to a wide range of dishes for nutritional value or just as a thickener. You can add irish moss gel or paste to smoothies, soups, desserts, and even as a partial replacer for some fattier foods like nuts or avocados in certain recipes to reduce the fat content. I was recently reminded of this moss’s superpowers when speaking to someone who may be having surgery soon. After a car accident a few years back that severely affected my lower back, I made smoothies with irish moss, and found that it helped to speed my recovery.
Like many other seaweeds, irish moss has an extensive nutritional profile which includes vitamins A, B, C, D, E K, B-vitamins…
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