Wednesday, February 18, 2009

Seaweed: Not just for mermaids...

Photo Credit: DB & Hilton

Let me guess, one of your biggest New Year's resolutions was to eat better or fit back into your bikini... In a national survey that was the number one resolution of Americans. Time to shake it up. Add a little seaweed to your nutrition plan. Life on an island certainly has no shortage of seaweed and Triathlete Inside Magazine gave me 500 words to dish the dirt on the yummy green stuff...

Read here to find out more... (Triathlete Inside Magazine)



Blogger D said...

NEATO! Still not gonna eat the stuff, but great article ;)

February 18, 2009 at 11:31 AM

Blogger Jill Costantino said...

First to comment!!! Woohoo!!! Ah - I LOVE that pic. I don't know where to find seaweed here but we have kale and since I read about those benefits I've been indulging.

February 18, 2009 at 11:31 AM

Blogger Chloe said...

Nice article! I love seaweed salad. YUM!

February 18, 2009 at 11:53 AM

Blogger Shan said...

YUM! I love seaweed too - nom nom nom!!! Nice article!

February 18, 2009 at 1:32 PM

Blogger Steve Stenzel said...

Nice little article!! Congrats!! I've tried it before, and it's not bad!

February 18, 2009 at 2:37 PM

Blogger Marni said...

Great article! I guess I need to get some seaweed in my diet!

February 18, 2009 at 2:48 PM

Blogger Heidi Austin said...

yum yum! sounds delicious :)

February 18, 2009 at 4:18 PM

Blogger Jenna said...

I'd be game to give it a try but not sure where the heck I might find seaweed in the middle of the frozen tundra.... but - now - I am on a mission (well for the dried stuff as I think the other stuff might be too much for me:)

February 18, 2009 at 4:42 PM

Blogger Samantha said...

mmmmm....that makes me think of the yummy packet of seaweed flakes you gave me at camp last summer.

February 18, 2009 at 5:25 PM

Blogger Go Gammie said...

Sounds UMMM Yummy. And you dont have to add salt!! I guess if you did it would have to be sea salt. I think I can remember my grandmother eating it, and she will be celebrating her 100th Birthday soon. She also wintered in Hawaii, I think I need to make some changes in my life.
Great article Bree, Pro Triathlete and a great writer as well :) Will there be a chapter on Sea Weed in your Cook Book??

February 18, 2009 at 7:41 PM

Blogger Beth said...

Great writing Bree! I especially like the title. I'll have to check it out and see if Pittsburgh grocery stores sell seaweed too! :)

February 19, 2009 at 4:16 AM

Blogger t-odd said...

Mmmm. Seaweed salad = de-lish! Professional triathlete, professional writer, what's next? Painter? Sculptor? Fashion Designer extraordinaire? You are turning into a 21st century renaissance woman. Keep up the good work.

February 19, 2009 at 4:56 AM

Blogger Natalie said...

Very well written article! Great information! You sold me with this: "Fucans also have the power to prevent...asthma symptoms." Asthma is a HUGE issue for me and I'd love to find natural remedies to control it rather than to keep medicating. Now I'm off to find seaweed in my neck of the woods!

February 19, 2009 at 5:31 AM

Blogger Teresa said...

Great write up Bree. Looking forward to more:)

February 19, 2009 at 7:52 AM

Blogger Amy Beth Kloner said...

Nice article, Bree! Congrats on getting published. ;)

It is almost painful for me to order a seaweed salad at a Japanese restaurant, only because I always complain that it's too small. I would love to find a place that serves up seaweed salad in a Cool Whip size container. Till then, I keep bitching

February 19, 2009 at 8:26 AM

Blogger IronBob (spawning?? at IMAZ 08) said...

Not sure about the bikini, but it sure would be nice to get down to 185 before IMFL. May have to check out the seaweed.

I usually work St Anthony's. See you there and have a great year.

February 19, 2009 at 2:21 PM

Blogger rr said...

Hey.. what a perfect gig for you!! Love it. Nice job!!!!!

February 19, 2009 at 4:57 PM

Blogger Swimming for ME said...

No I'd just like to swim with a dolphin :)
Interesting info, thanks for posting it.

February 20, 2009 at 7:48 AM

Blogger Maggs said...

I love seaweed. I even got my dad to eat some last Christmas. And he even liked it.

February 20, 2009 at 9:46 PM

Blogger Tawnee said...

I absolutely love seaweed, always get seaweed salads at sushi places and health-food stores. Thought I was one of the only ones who actually like the stuff, not only for its great nutrition but the actual taste too. Great article, hopefully more people will try it out.

February 22, 2009 at 12:01 PM


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