Now is the perfect time to introduce seaweed into your diet!
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 start a more healthy diet with seaweed read on! Whether you prefer easy supplement capsules or culinary oils there are many ways you can eat seaweed without having a huge pile of the green stuff on your plate!
Why should I eat seaweed?
- Broader nutrition than land plants – with a huge range of minerals, trace elements, vitamin groups, amino acids and essential fatty acids
- It is a good, natural source of Iodine
- a sustainable resource
- Doesn’t require land, fresh water or fertilisers
- 66% of women have a diet insufficient in iodine
- gram for gram it contains more potassium than banana, calcium than milk and magnesium than spinach
- Sourced from the pristine waters of Scottish Outer Hebrides
- High quality, DNA Authenticated and rigorously safety tested
- Traceable from sea to store
- 6 EU Approved Health Claims
- Independent analysis shows our seaweed is higher on key measures of quality in comparison to other leading brands
- No fillers or bulking agents in our Weed & Wonderful Seaweed Capsules, just 100% seaweed
Seaweed Nutrition – How can I obtain a more healthy diet with seaweed?
Our seaweed as a good, natural source of the essential nutrient iodine provides 6 EU Health Claims. To help maintain normal:
- Thyroid health – important for women’s health as your thyroid controls hormones in the body
- Functioning nervous system
- Cognitive function
- Development in children – crucial for fetal development and during early years. See the article with OMYoga magazine for how seaweed supplements can benefit mums-to-be
- Skin Health
- Energy yielding metabolism – kick those January blues away!
Recent studies have shown the potential for our Scottish seaweed for aid in weight management and managed blood sugar release. Don’t hesitate to get in touch if you want to know more about our research.
There has been an extreme rise in numbers signing up to ‘Veganuary‘. Similar to ‘Dry January’ but instead of cutting out alcohol participants do not consume any meat or dairy for the month. As environmental and health research advances, people are becoming more aware of the carbon footprint of their weekly shop.
Iodine can be lacking from a vegan diets so take a look at how seaweed may benefit vegans. Our seaweed infused oils can also provide the umami flavours that are often lacking from meat-free cooking. Take a look at these recipes for inspiration and how to use the oils.