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...

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...

Off The Eaten Path Seaweed Snacks – Doctor Seaweed

“I don’t know HOW to eat seaweed!” For a long time, seaweed has been associated mainly with Japanese dishes and eaten in dried forms such as nori sheets. But, there comes a limit to the amount of sushi one person can eat – and that’s where the Off The Eaten Path...

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...

I’m Pregnant, Is Seaweed Good For Me? – Seaweed During Pregnancy

So, chances are you’re reading this because you’re pregnant… Or you’re trying for a baby. Or maybe you’re actually just interested in the workings of a pregnant human and are curious as to what exactly the benefits of eating seaweed...

Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Infused Oils on Sunday Brunch

  A Busy Few Weeks… So… it’s safe to say we’ve had a pretty hectic couple of weeks. We attended a mahoooosive food fair in London, got a feature in a National newspaper. Oh and we also spotted a celebrity chef using our Weed & Wonderful seaweed...

Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Products On Amazon!

Excited about our Weed & Wonderful seaweed products on Amazon? We are! Yep, as well as our online store, you can now get all of our Weed & Wonderful seaweed products on amazon! Offering a range of great prices, deals and offers, our new and exciting amazon...

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...

Vegan Protein Balls With Seaweed

Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful Oaty Vegan Protein Balls With Seaweed   Who knew that you could make vegan protein balls with seaweed?! – Check out our online store for all your seaweed needs! With so many people getting into health and fitness it’s...

Smoked Seaweed Vegetarian Light Lunch

You’re hungry. But not THAT hungry. You have a bit of time to rustle up some lunch. But not THAT much time. You want something bursting with flavour, but good for you at the same time. Oh, and you’re a vegetarian… You need a smoked seaweed vegetarian...

Seaweed Infused Oils at Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2018

Catch our Seaweed Infused Oils at Speciality & Fine Food Fair 2018   VOTE FOR DOCTOR SEAWEED’S WEED & WONDERFUL – FRESH DISCOVERY AWARD 2018 We’re off to the Speciality & Fine Food Fair and we can’t wait to see you there! We’re...

Seaweed Infused Rapeseed Oil – Why We Use Rapeseed Oil In Our Products

  Why use seaweed infused rapeseed oil?     Well, if you haven’t already worked it out by the title, our Seaweed Infused Rapeseed Oil contains…yep, you guessed it! Rapeseed oil.   We often receive lots of questions about the type of oil used in our...

Are You Ready For Summer with seaweed? – It May Be Able To Help!

Okay, so are you ready for summer with seaweed?!     No? We’re well into July so you may be thinking it’s too late to get ready for summer – but it’s never too late to make yourself feel better. Whether it’s for an upcoming sunny getaway or if you’re...

Quick And Easy Additions You Need For Your Seaweed Summer BBQ

The weather has been heating up across the UK over the last couple of weeks and it looks as though the sun is set to stay! Get ready for your Seaweed Summer BBQ! If you’re looking to make the most of this heatwave you’ll want some quick and easy meals that’ll save you...

Seaweed takes centre stage in The Chronicle with Kaiser Chief support, and celebrity seaweed recipe!

In a recent article from The Chronicle, Doctor Seaweed® tells all about the exciting new range of Weed & Wonderful® seaweed products and how Kaiser Chiefs lead singer, Ricky Wilson, loves it! Celebrity seaweed recipe Ricky used our PureSea® Smoked Scottish...

How to Include Seaweed into your Diet with Seaweed Recipes

Struggling to know how to cook with or include seaweed in your diet? Know it’s good for you but have no clue how to combat this sea vegetable in the kitchen? These seaweed recipes are sure to help! As an island nation we are surrounded by an abundance of wonderful sea...

Seaweed Superfood to Superhero

Eating seaweed could help the planet according to an article in The Financial Times. Seaweed superfood to superhero, is triumphing innovation in the food, health, medicine, and renewable energy industries to name a few. Why do we need seaweed superfood to superhero?  ...

Seaweed for Gut Health

Recent studies have been revealing that seaweed for gut health could help to manipulate our gut bacteria after positive results in mice. Why do we need bacteria for our gut health?   Acknowledging the need to improve gut health is gaining traction, with more studies...

European scientists sign up to Krakow declaration on iodine in bid to tackle deficiencies in children

Due to EU countries lacking in their efforts to eliminate iodine deficiency, reports suggest that half of all new-borns in Europe fail to reach their full cognitive potential. Now scientists taking part in the EUthyroid project have signed up to the Krakow declaration...

Weed & Wonderful Winners – Doctor Seaweed lands a listing with Holland & Barrett

Showcasing Doctor Seaweed’s new Weed & Wonderful range, we exhibited at the Natural & Organic Products Europe trade show.  Doctor Seaweed impressed Holland & Barrett judges in just a 2 minute pitch, and resulted in us winning a listing in this mega...

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...

Even More Seaweed in M&S

M&S have followed the 2018 trend for seaweed by using Seaweed & Co.’s innovative seaweed ingredients in their own branded products as well as stocking other products containing our seaweed, meaning even more seaweed in M&S! STAG Biscuit range Stag...

Seaweed Health Benefits – Food as a Medicine

There are lots of potential seaweed health benefits: seaweed for nutrition; weight loss; and blood sugar management. So why aren’t we using food seaweed as a medicine, and accessing these incredible seaweed health benefits?! The problem Expenditure for the NHS for...

Iodine Deficiency – How Seaweed Can Help

How much do you know about iodine deficiency and how seaweed can help? Here Dr Craig Rose explains: What is iodine and iodine deficiency Iodine is a naturally occurring element, found in foods such as dairy, fish and other seafoods, but in very limited amounts in land...

Seaweed Nutrition Facts, that you didn’t know

In case you didn’t already know, seaweed is full of nutrients! Here Doctor Seaweed® will tell you some seaweed nutrition facts that will leave you bewildered! Some basic facts There are over 10,000 different species of marine macroalgae (seaweeds!) globally, with 650...

Seaweed and Weight Management – how seaweed can help

NutraIngredients USA are focusing on numerous issues in the health and nutraceutical markets throughout 2018 with a different focus each month. January’s focus is weight management, and Doctor Seaweed® is going to explain how seaweed and weight management can work...

Seaweed for Beauty – top trend for 2018!

We already know that we can use seaweed for beauty, and now predications say that it will be a top trend in 2018! Seaweed for beauty – but why?! We know that the environment and weather can negatively impact on our skin and hair, so let’s use sources from the...

Seaweed benefits the aging process – all you need is Coffee, Seaweed, and Sleep!

Here we will explore a solution for the age-old question that everyone wants to know the answer to: How can I hold back the years?! (and how seaweed benefits!) What is the discovery? Leading expert Dr Elizabeth Blackburn says that the key to staying young is getting 7...

Back to Basics for Seaweed in 2018

It’s a new year! So we want to take you all back to basics, and explain what we do at Seaweed & Co.! What Seaweed & Co. do? Seaweed & Co. advise on, supply and accredit superior seaweed… from sea to store. Why do we it We want you to know how...

Seaweed takes the BBC by storm!

On 23rd November 2017, Seaweed & Co. Founder and Managing Director, Dr Craig Rose, appeared on BBC World News, BBC Impact to discuss future foods, sustainability and seaweed’s important role in delivering a healthy and sustainable future. BBC World News BBC World...

Support for Seaweed

The North East Business and Innovation Centre’s (BIC) Innovation Programme has provided support to Seaweed & Co. to expand on our unique seaweed powders to reach a wider market and provide much needed health benefits. The BIC’s Innovation Programme help SMEs...

Could you be Iodine Deficient as a result of a Dairy Free Diet?

Dr Craig Rose summarises, why some people could be iodine deficient as a result of a dairy free diet (that is insufficient in iodine), and how seaweed may benefit it. Dairy Free Diets Approximately  three quarters of the world’s population may be dairy intolerant....

Seaweed Benefits the Normal Growth in Children

Vitamins and minerals are essential to a child’s growth for numerous reasons. If your child is a picky eater, they may not be getting essential nutrients through their food – adding seaweed to their diet could be an easy, and tasty solution. Here Doctor Seaweed® shows...

Why Smoked Seaweed Snacks are in!

According to Gil Hyslop, millennial snackers think that the aroma of snacks is essential for the snacking experience. They want new and different flavours with an aroma (like smoked seaweed!). Snackex completed a survey incorporating 1,000 male and female participants...

How to include Seaweed in your Diet

What is it?…. Seaweed is an algae, and scientifically is referred to as marine macro-algae (that means the big algae that grows in the sea!) In general, seaweed is a highly sustainable resource, as it requires no land, freshwater or fertiliser to grow. Seaweed...

DNA Authenticated Seaweed

During 2013, the Horse Meat scandal led to consumers losing their confidence in meat products, and the honestly of the paper trail. Without analytical, independent authentication of what meat is what, then people and companies can lie; and they did. Therefore, DNA...

Could Superfood Seaweed help fight disease?

Consumers are becoming more health conscious and instead of just calorie counting they are learning more about a balanced diet with vitamins and minerals. So, could natural whole foods, including superfood seaweed, with numerous vitamins and minerals help prevent and...

Seaweed Forest Display – National History Museum

The Natural History Museum (NHM), until 1992, was known as the British Museum. When the museum first opened its doors in April 1881 the main exhibition was a collection of human and animal skeletons. Along with an exhibition of dried plants. Now the NHM is hosting a...

Seaweed Benefits for the UK with Research on Seaweed Farms

Seaweed Farming is the system of cultivating and harvesting of seaweed. This consists of controlling the life cycle of algae as much as you can. Oban is a resort town, located on Scotland’s West Coast. Up to 25,000 tourists a year visit. A trial began in April...

The Ultimate Guide to Healthy Seaweed Snacks

Are you prone to a snack or two a day? Are they unhealthy and delicious, or healthy and delicious? Read on to find out more about the latter! Snacking in the UK is very popular with 93% of adults admitted to snacking over a two-week period and 63% of these snack once...

Seaweed Benefits Paleo Diet!

Consuming only the most natural foods, to return our bodies to their natural state, is the purpose of the Paleo Diet, here we will discover the facts and how seaweed benefits paleo diet participants. What is the Paleo Diet? The paleo diet is often referred to as the...

Seaweed for the summer!

Eating seaweed for the summer might just help you get summer ready Seaweed is the superfood of 2017, so why not make summer 2017 the summer when you discover the benefits of seaweed for yourself? Getting into seaweed for the summer can increase your health and...

The benefits of algae are clear, from food to medicine to skincare

The growing interest in the benefits of algae shows just how popular the sea plant is becoming Algae is everywhere in the sea, and it could be a huge resource for many different possibilities. The benefits of algae are becoming clearer and clearer as research proves...

Finding a vegan protein source: the 10 best ingredients to choose

Protein is key to every diet, including vegetarian and vegan. But what is the most beneficial vegan protein source out there?   Protein appears in fish, meat and eggs — we all know this — but finding a delicious vegan protein source is a lot easier than you might...

Seaweed for weight loss — are sea plants the key to fighting obesity?

Jessica Pahl, a student from Queensland, has received a grant of $45,000 to undertake ground-breaking research into whether we should all be using seaweed for weight loss We all know that seaweed is a superfood, but did you know there’s now growing evidence to suggest...

What is Seaweed & Co.? — watch Doctor Seaweed® himself discuss the benefits of seaweed

If you’re thinking, what is Seaweed & Co.? What do they do?, then let Doctor Seaweed® explain… Seaweed is 2017’s superfood, but with 10,000 species of seaweed out there it’s important to get a produce with the most nutritional benefits. So what is Seaweed &...

It’s clear – seaweed is a superfood!

Companies are starting to understand that seaweed is a superfood – and with good reason! Recently, people have been catching on and realising that seaweed is a superfood. In fact, it’s one of the best superfoods around. Doctor Seaweed® is here to tell you why… Reports...

Seaweed is one of the world’s biggest health food trends 2017

The biggest health food trends of the coming year have been revealed by Symrise, and unsurprisingly seaweed makes the list   By exploring health trends, food habits, global influences and ingredients from all around the world, Symrise has created an elite list of the...

Allergen Free Seaweed Supplied by Seaweed & Co.

It may seem odd that seaweed (clearly from the sea!) could be considered allergen free seaweed.  However, Seaweed & Co. can offer allergen free seaweed within the parameters stated, and which we explain more about here. By its very nature, seaweed comes from the...

The Benefits of Seaweed on the TV!

Our very own Dr Craig Rose appeared on the Channel 4 prime time TV show Food Unwrapped to discuss the many benefits of seaweed. The particular benefits of seaweed discussed were seaweed’s use for salt replacement.  The umami properties of seaweeds can boost...