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Re: kombu ?

Zeftu@xxxxxxx wrote:
> Hi:
>  I have been following the kombu thread with interest.  I have Hashimoto's
> Thyroiditis and was told not to eat kelp.  I was wondering if Kombu would
> also be in the kelp family.  I suppose this is a question for my
> endricrinologist but I thought the possibility that others with  Hashimotos
> (it is very common) should be aware of a potential problem.
> Peggy

According to _Japanese Vegetarian Cooking_  by Patricia Richfield, kombu
*is* kelp seaweed.