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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?

Why Sea Salt or Rock Salt

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 […]

What are the Health Benefits of Having Spirulina Daily?

Having Spirulina every day can make a huge difference to your ability to fend off diseases & ailments, especially as you age. Spirulina is not a seaweed, but a bacteria that grows in warm & sunny climates in bodies of fresh/blackish water. It has some affinity to the algae world in that it’s chlorophyll-rich and nourishes […]

All You Need to Know about Spirulina!

A cyanobacteria bloom in California. Spirulina provides similar benefits to seaweeds, but it is a different organism entirely. Spirulina is a microscopic blue-green algae classified as bacteria. This spiral shaped, vitamin-rich algae has existed since the beginning of life on earth and grows in alkaline water bodies (mostly lakes, ponds & rivers) mostly in warm […]

Sea Chicory – All You Need to Know!

Dry, it looks like tumble weed – but fresh or re-hydrated, Sea Chicory will provide a feast for your eyes and palette! Sea Chicory’s colour can vary from dark green, violet green, maroon, coral or red. Similarly the shape and size can vary too depending on the species and where it is harvested. The species […]

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.

All You Need To Know About Sea Lettuce

Fish & seaweed dish by Chef Joe Baugh, Jersey UK. Sea Lettuce is common around the world and grows well in many different climates. It grows naturally in a variety of shapes (ribbons, tuffs or sheets) and can be flat or ruffled, thick and waxy or tissue like and translucent. The colour can vary from […]

Seaweed Spaghetti – A Gluten Free Pasta Option

Seaweed Spaghetti, hot new superfood? Chef Jamie Oliver has praised its mineral-packed charms, while Heston Blumenthal adores its delicate, smoky flavour.

Sea lettuce – Re-hydrating and Unfolding the Leaves

Dried Sea Lettuce naturally preserves without additives. Re-hydrating is easy, but separating the wet leaves can be a challenge: read how to in this article

Getting Started With Seaweeds

One of the most common questions we answer is, ‘How do I eat more seaweed?’  More people are understand the nutritional & wellness virtues of seaweeds, but seek to understand how to use it more regularly without changing their daily habits. Seaweed can be eaten fresh from the sea, just the same way we collect […]

Top 10 Tips for Getting the Most Out of Seaweed in Your Kitchen

For Western cultures, ‘seaweed as a food’ can be a slightly foreign concept, other than as an ingredient in a delicious sushi, or miso soup, perhaps a coloured seaweed salad.  Knowing where to start using seaweed regularly, in our existing dietary habits, can seem slightly daunting. You may be surprised to learn that before World […]

5 Ways Seaweed Helps to Detox Your Body Daily

Detox gently everyday by adding seaweed to your diet. Enable the body self-regulatory mechanisms that naturally eliminate toxic substances & invaders.

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