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Hello welcome to help welcome Dr.
Manny can enjoy Asian food you probably had -- I have.
Turns out there's a lot of health benefits and it can be used for weight loss.
And other health issues joining me now is our very own medicine hunter Chris Killen welcome.
The men and travels around the world -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- As seaweed Asian food and but I I like -- a lot more than ever because my wife gives it to me as a snack yeah yeah and and it fills me right way.
But you know you say you have looked at this.
Why what what does this what -- what what makes it helped.
I mean seaweed and hit it this is the great -- -- basically free vegetables.
They're at it -- with you know you can gather huge amounts of seaweed from many in the nation places -- And they are all different kinds just like they're all different kinds of vegetables you know so if you like.
If you like for example a thicker heavier shoe weird seaweed than -- eat something like com -- So win in winter stews you'd have that or when you go get sushi.
And it's wrapped in the thin black you need right that's been -- north third they're all these different types -- -- week.
But but he -- that the argument.
So if I -- down you know Long Beach island and I walking the beach decency -- it is it okay for me to eat it just -- the hypodermic needles out of pocket but I gotta say yeah -- because of the because they're bottom feeders and you find them.
You know near a lot of it coastlines but but this is not what this is we don't see we see -- gets.
Broken from wherever it's growing and it washes ashore when you have -- storms.
But there are also places where specific types that she really like help her other types grow in -- huge -- why why is it healthy.
Well it's healthy for a number of reasons first of all you couldn't possibly eat enough seaweed to gain weight.
It probably cost you more calories to shoot the stuff actually low in calorie it is super low in calories so you can eat seaweed.
You're never gonna have to think about weight at all and seaweed is rich in a variety of naturally occurring -- switcher a particular type a soluble fiber.
And these gums.
Are very -- for the digest of track -- people of a lot of digest of irritation in right yeah.
The gums also.
When you're eating other foods if you're reading let's -- fats and oils.
The gums tend to bind to those.
Pulling them out the intestines when you eliminate so you absorb less fat from a male -- I hope is that -- trick why it's beneficial to.
Eat seaweed in order to reduce wait.
Well part of the part of the thing is that if you can fill up on seaweed.
Which you can do.
You're gonna get about you know calories -- OK okay so.
So if you if you really want to lose weight but you want to eat and -- fall right you can.
Eat a bunch of seaweed that whenever we do you like right and then.
You'll be satisfied -- you'll be getting protein you'll be getting vitamins and minerals today you'll -- getting essential fatty acids you'll be getting so little calories is so angry as slave by eight seaweed before my.
Black means and rise.
Yeah or with your black -- surprise but all the shall have it as an appetizer and yeah I'm full now via a -- less yeah sure right so sure.
Expands yet yeah now one of the things that you mention.
Is that it has an anti cancer properties.
Yeah there are different substances.
In certain you know sea weeds are algae.
-- complex allergies in the end.
The brown and red Al -- especially.
Have anti viral compounds in them they have some anti cancer compounds -- -- You remember.
A while back we did a segment on.
Creatures from coral reefs right and their anti cancer properties this kind of -- continuation of that.
Certain allergies have naturally occurring substances in them better.
That either reduce the risk of cancer or may actually help to fight certain types of cancer.
And so especially the red and brown sea weeds are now focus of study.
For the possible treatment different types of cancer or at least prevent -- Now that the other two things also that you mention it well yeah I think you already talked about.
One -- in the digest of aid yeah we talk yeah the fiber and helps -- regulated similar.
But also you talk about blood sugar -- the regulation V -- any time you have.
A good quantity of soluble fibers.
Oh we we see this with a variety of foods you have it.
That is going to cause.
You -- body to.
Have a more controlled the steady level of blood sugar and and and so.
Eating sea weeds.
First of all their super super nutritious and if you think of foods in terms of like how much nutrition program.
They're super highly nutritious.
There's just no junk in them and all that loaded with and how much you need to -- Well he should eat seaweed like you'd need a portion of vegetables assuming your vegetable -- so -- -- little pile -- can't help but you should do it every day if you if you could.
In the mix of your diet and if you're not eating spinach and broccoli or -- you know -- seaweed.
All right well imagine then -- -- -- house -- See -- for appetizer.
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