Kombu Shio Kombu Japanese Konbu Seasoned Kelp Strips – Richly Flavored Salted Kelp Snack from Hokkaido, Japan

$7.43

Description

Experience the rich umami flavor of Kombu Shio Kombu, premium seasoned kelp strips made from 100% kombu seaweed sustainably sourced from the icy waters off Hokkaido, Japan. These satisfyingly savory Japanese konbu snacks are expertly seasoned with sea salt, bringing out the natural flavors of the tender kombu. With only 26g per pack, Kombu Shio Kombu makes a delicious guilt-free snack you can feel good about eating.

Kombu is a highly nutritious edible kelp that has been a staple of Japanese cuisine for centuries. Prized for its rich flavor and high mineral content, kombu is traditionally used to make flavorful dashi stock. Kombu Shio Kombu offers you the taste and nutrition of konbu in a convenient seasoned snack form. The kombu is cut into thin, crispy strips perfect for snacking anytime. Keep a pack with you to curb hunger cravings.

This seasoned kelp contains just the right amount of salt to balance and enhance the kombu’s natural umami taste. Umami is considered one of the five basic tastes, giving kombu its savory, meaty flavor. The Japanese konbu’s rich oceanic flavor is perfectly accented by the salt in this seasoned kombu snack.

Kombu is known as a nutritional powerhouse, full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants. It contains iodine which supports thyroid health, heart-healthy fiber, and fucoidan, a polysaccharide with antioxidant effects. The kombu in Kombu Shio Kombu comes from Hokkaido, Japan, where cold, fast-moving ocean currents contribute to growing high quality kombu with great taste.

Some of the benefits of enjoying Kombu Shio Kombu Japanese konbu snacks include:

Healthy Snacking

With only 25 calories per serving, Kombu Shio Kombu makes a nutritious high-fiber snack to reach for when you’re hungry between meals. The crispy kombu strips satisfy cravings so you avoid snacking on empty junk foods. Plus the iodine in kombu supports thyroid health.

Anytime Energy Boost

Keep a pack of this kombu seaweed snack in your purse or desk drawer. The dried kombu contains polysaccharides and natural carbohydrates that can help boost energy levels when you’re feeling tired or sluggish. A handful of the thinly sliced kombu gives you an instant energy lift.

Supports Digestive Health

Kombu is a natural prebiotic, meaning it feeds the good probiotic bacteria in your gut. Enjoying Kombu Shio Kombu as a snack supports the growth of healthy gut flora, which aids digestion. The fiber in kombu also helps maintain regularity.

Heart Health

The fiber and minerals in kombu, including heart-healthy magnesium and potassium, support cardiovascular function and maintain already normal blood pressure levels. Enjoy the savory flavor of Kombu Shio Kombu as part of an overall heart-healthy lifestyle.

Bone Health

Kombu is a natural source of calcium, potassium, and magnesium, minerals that help strengthen bones and prevent loss of bone density as you age. Enjoying kombu snacks like Kombu Shio Kombu is a tasty way to get bone-building nutrients.

Thyroid Support

Kombu is the richest known food source of iodine, which the thyroid gland needs to produce hormones that regulate metabolism. The iodine in Kombu Shio Kombu Japanese kombu snacks helps ensure healthy thyroid function.

Curb Salt Cravings

Kombu Shio Kombu provides the salty flavor you crave in a better-for-you way. Enjoying these thin Japanese kelp strips gives you about 15% of your daily recommended sodium intake. The small amount of salt enhances kombu’s natural umami flavor.

Antioxidant Protection

In addition to important minerals, kombu contains fucoidan, a polysaccharide compound with antioxidant properties that helps combat damaging free radicals in the body. Fucoidan has been studied for its anti-aging effects.

Versatile Ingredient

In addition to making a healthy stand-alone snack, use Kombu Shio Kombu to add savory kombu flavor to soups, salads, rice dishes, and more. Replace salt with Kombu Shio Kombu when boiling grains or beans.

Kombu Shio Kombu comes in a resealable 0.92 oz package to lock in freshness. It makes the perfect desk drawer snack to have on hand when you need an energy boost. Keep bags of these Japanese kombu strips stocked at home and work so you always have a healthy and delicious snack available.

With its delicious salty-sweet umami richness and satisfying crunch, Kombu Shio Kombu is snack you’ll reach for again and again. Enjoy the premium taste and nutrition of kombu seaweed from Hokkaido, Japan with each flavorful bite.

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