Hijiki is a dark brown edible seaweed, used in Japanese gastronomy for centuries. It offers unique color and aroma cooked as an accompanying dish.
One of the best iron-rich foods on the planet, while the calcium content is up to 14 times more than the same amount of cow’s milk. Hijiki is also rich in dietary fiber and other metals (magnesium, copper, manganese, molybdenum, etc.). In total it contains 34% of metal in its composition!
A nutritious food that helps against anemia, keeps the skin and hair beautiful!
It also contains a lot of beneficial nutrients, including sulfite polysaccharides that provide anti-inflammatory, antiviral and cardiovascular benefits.
See the wonderful recipe Hijiki with Seitan.