It seems every month, a new food takes over the aisles at Whole Foods, promising to rid your life of all your nutritional woes. There was the month of the pomegranate, acai berry, coconut water, and now, seaweed.
Just because seaweed has become trendy doesn't mean its nutritional benefits are something to be scoffed at. First of all, since seaweed is a green leafy vegetable, it's safe to say it's good for you. In addition, in animal research brown seaweed is shown to burn more body fat due to components in its makeup. Plus, all green sea vegetables are great sources of iodine.
If you're a little scared to try out dried/roasted seaweed on its own (I love this snack, but it's an acquired taste), try Annie Chun's seaweed packages, which are…
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Maybe you've had one of those large hand rolls at a sushi restaurant, the kind you can barely fit in your mouth, and told yourself that was huge sushi. Think again. A sushi restaurant in Japan has begun to make enormous sushi--so large that it costs 15,000 yen (similar to $196). This comically large sushi contains twenty different foods wrapped in about six and a half feet of seaweed. It's pretty much a dream come true.
Watch the video of the chef making giant sushi!
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Think you've seen everything on the Internet? Think again. Recently, a video has emerged that shows a dead squid seemingly jolt back to life after being splashed with soy sauce. Creepy? Yes. Delicious? Also, yes. Of course, the sauce isn't actually magical--nobody invented the Soy Sauce of Youth to bring this squid back to life. Instead, the salt in the sauce is irritating the squid's nerves and muscles, which are still intact shortly after death.
Watch the fascinating video here:
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