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...

PureSea Seaweed – Winter Warmer Healthy Soup

Butternut Squash, Lentil and Smoked Seaweed Soup Using PureSea Smoked, naturally oak smoked organic Scottish seaweed to add delightful flavours and super-charge this healthy winter warmer soup. Ingredients 2 tablespoons olive oil or 1/4 cup water (for water saute) 1...

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...

The Chanukah Miracle – Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Infused Oil!

Could Seaweed Infused Oil be the new Chanukah Miracle! Doctor Seaweed’s Weed & Wonderful Scottish seaweed infused oils are truly miraculous.  Whilst this is not quite the miracle of the small pot of oil burning for an unexpected 8 days that is celebrated...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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 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 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...

The Organic Industry is Booming – Great News for Organic Seaweed!

The demand for organic produce across the world is increasing at an exciting rate! This is excellent news for our own organic seaweed. Here Doctor Seaweed® will explain why… Drivers for Organic Food Growth Figures from the Soil Association state that you can now buy...

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...