Sea Lettuce (Ulva lactuca)OCIA Certified Organic and a Raw FoodSea lettuce is the "salad greens" of the sea vegetables. It is a leafy, vibrant dark green, with a distinctive flavor and aroma. This sea vegetable is good raw, but tends to have a slightly bitter taste when cooked, unless added to other ingredients. Sea lettuce is good in soups or salads. Experiment by tearing or cutting the whole dry leaves with scissors into your favorite dish.Harvested and enjoyed worldwide, it is common in temperate and colder seas. The sustainable harvesting and handling of our sea lettuce is certified organic and we voluntarily test for heavy metal, chemical, and microbiological contaminants. Nutritionally it is very high in iron and protein (similar to dulse), and is high in iodine, aluminum, manganese and nickel as well. Like most of our sea veggies, sea lettuce provides considerable amounts of dietary fiber (31%). Since their sea veggies are low temp dried in the sun, sea lettuce enzymes are still active.