In Japan, seaweed is believed to be a beautifying food. They eat on average 4g of seaweed a day and are the healthiest nation in the world.
It is used to improve the health of the hair and skin. Folk medicine believes that those who eat seaweed daily will always have plenty of thick, black, lustrous hair. Hair health depends on macro and micro-nutrients, particularly protein, Vitamins A, B, C, D and E, fatty acids and minerals such as zinc all of which are present in seaweeds.
Did you know that Eskimos get most of their vitamin C from seaweed? Dulse is about one and a half times higher in vitamin C than oranges are.