Scientists are studying agar to measure its ability to help manage diabetes. Lots more need to be reserached but findings to date are hopeful!
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, […]
Given the positive effect Umami has on other tastes could it be a clinical tool to help people with their dietary requirements?
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 […]
Unrefined salt is an important ingredient for good health. In fact, no electrolyte is more essential to human survival than salt. The controversy about salt is two-fold: first, whether iodised salt is good for one, and second, how much salt one should have? Natural sea salt’s health benefits are well documented, how much one should […]
The nutritional value of seaweed far surpasses that of land plants. The first plants on earth, they are among the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet.
Bladderwrack Seaweed Bladderwrack is a brown seaweed, rich in Algin, Calcium, Magnesium potassium and iron. It is high in Vitamin B-complex, has good levels of iron, selenium and zinc. Bladderwrack can be brewed as a tea, made into a poultice or soothing oil or used in a bath as a soak. Why bath in Seaweed? […]
Agar’s benefits lie in the fact that it’s a functional food. Nourishment is only one of the ways it contributes to a healthy body. Agar is very nourishing yet has virtually no calories and is fat-free. According to the USDA nutritional data, Agar is a good source of many important minerals. Agar shows good levels of […]
Seaweeds balance the body by supplying all the basic elements critical to optimal functioning, including boosting metabolism & regulating various activities.
Wakame nutrition & wellness properties come from its high concentration in essential nutrients and the presence of unique compounds that support the cardiovascular system, maintain hormonal balance, strengthen bones, improve circulation and promote skin health. In Asia, especially Japan, the nutritional value of Wakame has been widely understood for hundreds of years as is evidenced […]