Why is seaweed healthy? Did you know that by adding seaweed to legumes while they are cooking helps to soften them and also helps to detoxify them? For improved flavour and digestion, more nutrients, and faster cooking, place soaked kombu or kelp seaweed in the bottom of the pot. Add 1 part seaweed to 6 or more parts legumes. Use seaweed soak water to cook grains and vegetables. In 2010 I was lucky enough to train with Paul Pitchford, author of Healing with Whole Foods who declares that sea … [Read more...] about Why is seaweed healthy?