The health benefits of Agar are surprising and varied. Increasingly, it is being recognised as a superfood, due to the amazing health benefits it offers when consumed as part of our daily diet. Let’s explore some of the ways in which it supports our wellbeing below. Agar is the name for the natural jelly produced […]
This seaweed blog is a collection of blog articles on the ocean’s superfoods.
Imagine a carbon negative food source which is iodine and iron rich (as well as offering a range of other vitamins, minerals and nutrients like calcium and Vitamin B12), offers plant protein, a source of vegan collagen, has been associated with detoxification, gut health, the reduction of inflammation, is dairy and gluten free, offers a range of new flavours…imagine seaweeds, or sea vegetables!
Our blogs are divided into two categories:
- General information about seaweeds
- Information about specific seaweeds you may be interested in
The benefits of dulse, or Atlantic Dulse as it’s commonly referred to, are broadly categorised into health and flavour. Atlantic Dulse is an incredible superfood of the sea – ihas remarkable, unique nutritional benefits that you can incorporate into your diet and it happens to taste particularly delicious too! For centuries, this sea vegetable, with […]
Seaweeds balance the body by supplying all the basic elements critical to optimal functioning, including boosting metabolism & regulating various activities.
People use Wakame seaweed because it has a delicious, mild, soft and subtle flavour that gives it great versatility in cooking, whilst offering incredible health benefits due to the dense nutrients, minerals and vitamins it contains. Pacific Harvest offers a farmed and wild harvested wakame. The Increasing Popularity of Wakame Although wakame has been a […]
Why Eat Wakame? Well, as a start, wakame is a marvellously flavourful sea vegetable with a soft subtle flavour, but perhaps more importantly, it has bona fide ‘superfood’ status due to it’s mineral and nutrient content. As one of the most well known varieties of edible seaweed, Wakame (Undaria pinnatifida) offers many nutritional benefits, and can […]
Seaweeds vs land plants – definitely not a competition but learn a little more about how they are different. To be able to compare them, lets explore what seaweeds are, (and why we should care!) a little first! What are Seaweeds? Seaweeds are technically not plants but algae. They may be single cellular or multi-cellular, […]
Learn about wakame (Undaria pinnatifida) seaweed’s long, rich tradition in kitchens around the globe, for its culinary uses and nutritional value – let’s take a deep dive into the history of this fascinating sea vegetable or seaweed, also known as Undaria. About Wakame’s origins – Where does it come from? The origin and much of wakame seaweed’s […]