Drawing their nutrition from the ocean and seas, kelp and seaweed are extremely rich in iodine and calcium, as well as many other vitamins and minerals. Depending on the strain, seaweed can be high in protein (Spirulina) or Vitamin C (red and brown algae). And, although these aquatic plants are low in fat, they have a higher content of essential fatty acids than land plants.
Oprah Winfrey told ABC Good Morning America host Robin Roberts that she, “blew out her thyroid”. It is believed that the October 2007 issue of O: The Oprah Magazine, features more specifics on Oprah’s recent thyroid problems, in her own words.