It turns out, there’s a rare form of “brown seaweed” that’s been shown to block fat absorption in your stomach.
It’s called sea kelp.
And recent research shows that it may have a powerful effect on weight loss.
All because of a fiber called alginate.
A study published in ScienceDirect shows that the alginate found in sea kelp acts as a “fat blocker”, stopping the absorption of fat in the gut .
That means, instead of storing more fat, your body starts using it for energy…
Which in turn increases your metabolism.
Sea kelp is also extremely important for your thyroid.
One reason women don’t produce enough thyroid hormone, and in turn have a slower metabolism, is because they aren’t getting enough iodine.
Your thyroid requires iodine to work properly.
When you consume iodine, it combines with an amino acid called tyrosine.
This combination communicates with your pituitary gland in your brain to release thyroid hormone.
If you’re not getting enough thyroid hormone, you can: