Pacific Harvest Wakame Whole Leaves – NZ Wild
NZ Wakame Leaves are dried naturally to preserve nutrients. When used to wrap food, it adds nutrition, flavour & preserve moisture during cooking.
In Japanese folk medicine, it is known to cleanse and strengthen of the blood and is often given to people recovering from disease or childbirth.
Wakame is very nutritious: an excellent source of minerals (esp. calcium, manganese, iron & magnesium), a good source of iodine, vegetarian protein, dietary fibre, essential amino acids and many vitamins (A, C, K, B complex). Wakame also helps omega fatty acid balance by being an excellent source of Omega 3s. To keep the nutrients intact, just soak the dry seaweed in tepid water or add at the very end to a warm dish.