Your Seaweed Questions answered – FAQs

We want to answer all of your seaweed questions, so get in touch if we’ve missed anything! Q: How is it harvested? A: The harvesting machine (almost like a big floating lawn mower) cuts the top 1-2 feet off the floating seaweed at high tide. The lower half is...

Start your January health kick with seaweed

Now is the perfect time to introduce seaweed into your diet! Take me to the shop!   Do you love the sound of this ancient superfood eaten by celebrities, dieticians and fitness guru’s but are struggling to take the plunge? If you’re wondering how you can...

What a Weed & Wonderful Year it’s Been!

What a year 2018 has been! We want to recap on the busy year here at Seaweed & Co., with us launching new brands Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful, and our PureSea range, winning awards, attending huge trade shows, and even moving to beautiful new...

Feeling Festive – Seaweed recipes for Christmas

Seaweed recipes for Christmas As we get closer to Christmas many people are looking for heart warming, extra special recipes to enjoy with family and friends. Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Infused Oils bring amazing flavours to any dish so we’ve brought a few...

Why we choose Ascophyllum nodosum – is it the best seaweed for health and nutrition?

Why we choose Ascophyllum nodosum seaweed   A. nodosum, commonly know as egg-wrack, is a brown seaweed with large swollen egg shaped air bladders at intervals along the middle of the frond. Its northern limits are the White Sea in the east and Baffin Island in the...

Seasonal Seaweed – A Weed & Wonderful Christmas

Are you still looking for that unique present?   Look no further! We have a beautiful seaweed Christmas gift set. The gift set features Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful Pure and Smoked seaweed infused oils (250ml) and our Intense Smoked Seaweed Culinary...

Should Vegans Eat Seaweed – Vegan month special

It’s vegan month! The month of November is all about celebrating the vegan lifestyle, educating others on the benefits and becoming more aware of what being vegan entails. Practicing a plant-based diet isn’t for everyone but this life choice is increasing...

Organic Seaweed Supplements in Holland & Barrett

Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Supplements are now available in Holland & Barrett stores and online!   Doctor Seaweed first gained a foot in the health store’s door after winning a pitch to the panel of judges including H&B CEO, Peter Aldis...

What’s the difference between seaweed and kelp?

Confused? – then read on          Not confused? – take me to the seaweed! It can be slightly confusing when you get bombarded with different terminology when searching for seaweed. If you don’t know the difference (and who could blame you!) between...

Wondering how to cook seaweed?

We have the answer! Seaweed is a great, healthy addition to any meal but are you still wondering how to cook seaweed? Sometimes a lump of dried or fresh seaweed can be a bit daunting so why not cook with seaweed using Weed & Wonderful seaweed infused oils. It...

10 Reasons Why You Should Choose Organic Seaweed Supplements by Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful

Get seaweed into your life! Choose organic seaweed supplements with Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful > Visit the shop Six EU Approved Health Claims First and foremost you should choose organic seaweed supplements by Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful because...

Can seaweed help your metabolism?

We’ve all heard of our metabolism, but what exactly is it? And can seaweed help your metabolism? Get an organic, vegan friendly source of seaweed here! What is Metabolism? Technically it is ‘the chemical processes that occur within a living organism in...

My journey into marine biology: How I became “seaweed aware”!!

Written by: Adelaide Wickham, undergraduate Marine Biology student, University of Newcastle upon Tyne When someone asks me what I do at University and I respond saying Marine Biology, the reaction is always one of intrigue and fascination. Possibly it is not the most...

Iodine deficiency is no longer just a third world issue – so where can you get a source of iodine?

Iodine deficiency is re-emerging in developed industrialised countries, raising public health concerns, and emphasising the need for supplementation programs and fortification with a source of iodine. The Problem Director General of British Nutrition Foundation,...

Seaweed at the NutraIngredients Awards – Finalists!

WOW! We have been shortlisted in the Editors Award for Innovation category meaning Seaweed at the NutraIngredients Awards 2018!! What are the NutraIngredients Awards The NutraIngredients Awards are an evening where industry wide success is celebrated, recognising...

Seaweed on The Great British Bake Off

This week saw Kaiser Chiefs front man, Ricky Wilson, battle it out in the bake off tent to impress the judges and raise money for Stand up 2 Cancer. – And what does he choose to entice them? Seaweed on The Great British Bake Off! His first bake was a wholemeal...