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Are porphyra umbilicalis vegan?

Porphyra umbilicalis is a vegan food ingredient.

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So, what is porphyra umbilicalis?

Porphyra umbilicalis, also known as Nori, is a type of edible red seaweed that is widely used in Japanese cuisine. This delicate seaweed has a distinct flavor, which is slightly sweet and nutty with a subtle umami taste. Porphyra umbilicalis is high in protein, dietary fiber, vitamins, and minerals, including vitamin B12, iron, and iodine, making it a nutrient-dense ingredient. It is often used to wrap sushi rolls, but it can also be enjoyed as a snack, added to salads or soups, or used as a garnish. With its unique flavor and health benefits, porphyra umbilicalis is a valuable addition to any foodie's pantry.

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