Some of the most interesting facts about Dulse

Dulse is a type of Seaweeds. It is red in color. It is mostly found on the northern coasts of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. It has a great value for human life due to its nutritional value, and its spicy & salty flavor makes it a supplement for everyday cooking as a taste maker. Unlike other seaweeds, it is hard in nature. Let’s have a look at some of the must know facts about Dulse:
• The history of Dulse was about 1400 years ago.
• The erect front of these algae is leathery in texture.
• The flat surface (called foliose blade) can expand up to 20 inches in length and up to 3 inches in width.
• People living in Japan, Ireland, Korea, and China consume this sea food more than any other area in the world.
• It is known as a good source of minerals (Iron, Potassium, Phosphorus, and Manganese) and vitamins (B6, B12, A,) than any vegetable grown on the earth.
• It also has a high level of protein content and all essential trace elements that a human being needs.
• It is mainly used in power form to add taste to dishes, salad, and juices. It not only adds taste to your cuisine but also increases its nutritional values.
• Because of its fibrous nature, it helps heal the digestive system.
• It is a good source of Iodine; hence, helps controlling the abnormal functioning and growth of the Thyroid gland.
• Dulse is a very good source to improve the metabolism.
The facts about Dulse are really astonishing, and if you want to pick yourself, then the best time is from June to September. This is the time when they come to the sea shore along with the tide, and you can pick them from there. In many countries, it is also used as the fodder for the animals.