Seaweed is one of the primary sources of nutrition for ocean life and is an excellent source of iodine, fiber, minerals, protein, and chlorophyll (10mg/100 grams) and is rich in antioxidants. Seaweed is an excellent cleanser, digestive aid, detox. nutrient and source of calcium and iron. Iodine is an important trace mineral found in seaweed. One serving of Seagate seaweed powder (10 grams) contains 0.12 mgs of iodine or 59% of the suggested daily value. For most people, iodine is an essential mineral helping to regulate the thyroid. However, persons with a thyroid condition should first consult with their health care professional to determine their limit of iodine consumption.This 300 gram Powder bottle comes with a convenient shaker cap. This flavorful and nutritious ocean algae can enhance many foods. Lightly sprinkle it over salads, soups, pastas, omelets, chowders, cooked vegetables, or into juices and smoothies. Seaweed powder can also be mixed with a small amount of water to make a paste and applied to the face for its complex of sea salts, minerals, and protein to help soften the skin. Seagates seaweed is harvested by divers from an isolated bay along the central Pacific coast of Baja California. This seaweed has no level of detectable contamination and it is a highly sustainable marine resource.