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Research analysis led by Kamal Patel.
All content reviewed by the Examine.com Team. Published: Jul 15, 2019
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Summary of Safety

Primary Information, Benefits, Effects, and Important Facts

Frequently asked questions and answers related to Safety

Frequently Asked Questions about Safety

How can I safely consume seaweed?
It is relatively easy to consume most seaweeds safely, but high intakes of raw Kelp (Kombu, or any seaweed starting with Laminaria) are a very significant concern for iodine toxicity. For daily Kombu intake, proper cooking techniques should be followed for safety.
Not-so-safe supplements
A recent study found that supplement quality may be pretty poor around the US.