Hijiki is loaded with iodine. Iodine plays a major role in the manipulation and balance of our hormones, as it directly interacts with the thyroid gland, one of the most important aspects of the entire endocrine system.
The antioxidant content of hemp seed works as a hormone regulator for the thyroid and pancreas, and it can reduce many of the symptoms that come from a hormonal imbalance, including severe menopausal symptoms, mood swings, depression and anxiety. It also can help regulate the hormones that affect weight gain and hunger.
Although many people forget that iodine is a key part of dietary health, when your thyroid gland begins to act up, a lack of iodine is usually the explanation. Dulse’s high iodine content can keep your thyroid gland behaving normally, helping to regulate many different hormonal interactions within the body.