Seaweeds are known scientifically as a food of high nutritional value. So say researchers who have studied algae in Spain:
- Because of its low calorie and fat
- Because of its high concentration of minerals, vitamins, protein (essential amino acids) and indigestible carbohydrates
- For their outstanding level of dietary fiber,
- Because of its high nutrient content,
- Algae are an excellent source of food worldwide.