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What is kombu seaweed used for?

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One use of Kombu Seaweed is a base for broth or stock in soups, especially Dashi, an essential ingredient in Japanese Cuisine. Another use of Kombu Seaweed is to help soften beans, making them easier to digest by making them less gassy.

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Kombu Seaweed is a type of kelp or sea vegetable. It naturally enhances the taste of food with the flavor of Umami.

Additionally, Kombu Seaweed is considered a healthy food that is low in calories and high in nutrients the body needs, including iodine for the thyroid, calcium for teeth and bones, vitamin A for eyes and vitamin C that supports immunity.

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