The Japanese consume approximately 10 billion sheets of nori per year, and for good reason-for centuries, nori has long been purported as a food that supports longevity.

Nori contains one of the highest concentrations of nutrients of all seaweeds, with as much protein as soybeans. Nori also supplies calcium and iron in qualities and qualities ideal for regular consumption.

Nori also is vibrantly flavorful, and contains a rich reservoir of 12 essential vitamins, including A and B vitamins:

Two sheets of nori contain daily recommended amounts of Vitamin A, B1, and B2.

Nori yields twice the amount of Vitamin C as tangerines, and retains its vitamin C profile even when heated.