Too much Iodine in Seaweed?

Nowadays, algae appear to be part of the super Food category. But what is it exactly? Should we be wary about the iodine content of algae?

The consumption of seaweed as vegetables is appearing in the French gastronomy and there is a growing demand for these natural and healthy plants, which fit perfectly in a diversified diet. This interest does not seem to fade and rather levels out as a stable food trend which will last. All current developments must consider both the benefits and the risks of using these new ingredients, and should also include specific pre-treatments dedicated to certain algae in order to reduce their high levels of iodine.

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