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The Surprising Vegetable Jamie Oliver Swears By

It is a fact that fruits and vegetables are essential in every meal, as they are packed with the vital nutrients our body needs. One specific vegetable has gotten quite a lot of attention from celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, and he swears by it.

Seaweed is rich in iodine, helps sugar levels, and supports your heart and gut. As U.S.-based dietitian Miho Hatanaka puts it, "Even with a smaller amount of seaweed, you can get a lot more nutrients out of it than ground vegetables."

Seaweed can be eaten fresh or processed. However, fresh seaweed may be contaminated in dirty water, and processed seaweed can be high in additives, so it’s best to thoroughly clean fresh seaweed and consume it in moderation.

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