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Red or Blonde Irish Moss

Irish moss’s nutritional profile is quite impressive. This is why this amazing seaweed is thought to have a positive effect on a wide variety of ailments.

Can Adding Agar To Your Diet Lower GI Levels?

Scientists are studying agar to measure its ability to help manage diabetes. Lots more need to be reserached but findings to date are hopeful!

Seaweed Blooms – When Good becomes Bad

Algae bloom on a Chinese beach. Seaweeds are good for the environment and, we believe, offer unparalleled nutritional value.  They are rich in nutrients, clean and detox their environments and reduce carbon in the atmosphere. However, ‘seaweed blooms’ can become a nuisance when seaweeds take advantage of extra nutrients in sewage or farm runoffs, often […]

Kombu & Kelp – What’s the Difference?

Kombu is the Japanese word for dried sea kelp. Kombu/Kelp/Haidai, are large seaweeds (algae) belonging to the brown algae (Phaeophyceae) in the order Laminariales. There are about 30 different genera* around the world (see Laminariales for more information). Kelp seaweeds grow in underwater “forests”  in shallow oceans. They require nutrient-rich water with temperatures between 6 […]

Why Eat Kelp?

Ecklonia radiata kelp, also called North Island Kelp Kelp is the regarded as the best natural source of iodine available and generally, a positive substitute for salt. Kelp contains less sodium than salt, yet tastes salty and also provides additional minerals required by the human body. Kombu is the Japanese name for kelp. In Japan, […]

Creating Meals with Umami Flavour

Strong Umami dishes are the result of the synergistic combination of different Umami foods as well as the releasing & concentrating of the amino acids.

Can Umami Flavour Be Used as a Clinical Tool?

Given the positive effect Umami has on other tastes could it be a clinical tool to help people with their dietary requirements?

MSG & Umami – Are They The Same Thing?

While MSG and Umami may be chemically similar, there is an important distinction that significantly affects the way it reacts in your body.

Why Kelp Salt?

For years, doctors and government regulators alike have been telling us to reduce our salt intake for health reasons. They say too much salt can lead to high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, and even death. Is salt really the enemy, or is it the amount and type of salt that we eat which matters […]

Why Iodine is Critical To Our Health

Iodine is regarded as one of the most important trace minerals for human health and it plays a vital biochemical function in the regulation of hormone levels in the body.  Iodine is essential in the bio-synthesis of the hormone thyroxine, also known as the thyroid hormone, which regulates metabolism. Why We Need Iodine The World Health Organisation […]

Sea Salt vs Rock Salt – Which Is Better?

There are different types of unrefined salts available, which is best? Like sugar, salt has been portrayed as a vilain, what’s the evidence?

What is Carrageenan?

Carrageenan moss is a common name for a family of gel-forming and viscous polysaccharides present in various species of seaweeds, especially red seaweed.

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