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Are there any risks/side effects to including cyanobacteria into my diet?
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Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics
In brief: Treat it as an herb
A normal, healthy person should be able to eat asian hair moss, a type of cyanobacteria (looks like a strange plant).
It can be added to soups and stews, in moderate amounts, similar in amount to adding a half-cup of cilantro or bean sprouts. Variety is the key in nutrition. Problems occur when a person eats too much of just one plant, so a bit of hair moss once every week or two should be fine.

In brief: Treat it as an herb
A normal, healthy person should be able to eat asian hair moss, a type of cyanobacteria (looks like a strange plant).
It can be added to soups and stews, in moderate amounts, similar in amount to adding a half-cup of cilantro or bean sprouts. Variety is the key in nutrition. Problems occur when a person eats too much of just one plant, so a bit of hair moss once every week or two should be fine.
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