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Seaweed nutritional research

Our Wrack seaweed is Wild harvested from Cornwall by Jon Dale in a 4 stage process:

  1. safe harvesting from the shore.
  2. Rinse well to remove grit and sand
  3. Air dry lightly
  4. Grind to a granular or powder composition

Benefits
Seaweed has been shown to improve failing memory.
Seaweed Detoxifies, removes particles which the body finds difficult to digest, including heavy metals from amalgam fillings.
Cholesterol Reduction, Cardiovascular health and as a treatment for migraines.

Iodine contributes to the normal production of thyroid hormones, normal thyroid function, nervous system and cognitive function, children’s growth, normal energy yielding metabolism and the normal maintenance of skin. Iodine deficiency has particularly affected women and school age (with low dietary intake of sea animals and diary products). In 2014, the British Journal of Nutrition published that a low level Seaweed Supplementation improves iodine status in iodine-insufficient women.

It’s a more effective and natural multivitamin supplement/tablet. Under a gram of A good wild harvested seaweed is much healthier than the rapid uptake and decline of manufactured potassium iodide, a commonly used iodine supplement, found in salt.

Seaweed applications: ½ x 1 tsp daily, To Replace salt in cookery with salads, sauces, soups and all savoury recipes.

As a sea vegetable, the wild harvested wracks often have a higher mineral profile than land vegetables, due to soil erosion and the mineral reduction in our soil since WWII. Wild harvested Seaweed replaces parts of lost minerals in land vegetables, due to soil Erosion.

Contains magnesium, iron, sodium, iodine … minerals relaxing, wellbeing, mental health , improves energy.

Populations and nations with high seaweed intake include: Norway, China, Ireland, Japan
Journal of hypertension 1986 recorded that 50% rack seaweed was an antidote in rats fed sort at level is causing heart Phalia.

One 2 g of seaweed is approximately the same contains the same amount of iron as 11 g of spinach 4 g of calcium know the same and calcium is 4 g of cheese and cheese sandwich
omega three and omega six long chain fatty acids typical make up between 1 to 5% of the dry matter in seaweed.

Seaweed is a ‘complete’ food, which naturally reduces food craving. This is the opposite of ‘fast foods’; in digestion it is not searching for any other nutrients to make it self feel complete.

Polysaccharides are soluble fibre which slows gastric emptying, helps digestion and releases nutrients.

phenols naturally inhibit starch digestive enzymes, slowing release of sugars to the blood (similar effect to the consumption of brown rice over white).

The Journal of Appetite reports a study by Sheffield Hallam university that seaweed may assist in appetite reduction within 24 hours after consuming bread enriched with seaweed contains 4.5 more dietary fibre grams soluble fibre. Studies show that this will have an impact on reducing energy intake of additional calories in overweight males.

2011 breakfasting on a slice of bread baked with ground up seaweed rather than salt could help burn more calories than half an hour on a treadmill the daily Telegraph 2012.

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LoveGift all action!

This weekend is a pre Christmas treat, a super friendly plaice, ideal for children to enjoy colouring activities on Sunday include our festive foliage foraging wreath class. To bring your friends for lunch from 12 noon and stay for the rest of the day to create a fancy festive centrepiece.
Glowing from the inside out: Serving Non alcoholic Fruit punch (with added sea moss) to those seated for forest eco spirit play.

I’m delighted to welcome My new forager friends from Hungary and Australia who will join in to make a wreath or two together. Tomorrow We’re gathering lovely gifts from nature inc. my pine cones, seed heads, feathers as well as evergreens from our garden, to use in our class. Also new eco lavender bath salt bags *new products* with a reusable organic bag will be ideal stocking fillers for just £3.50 each.

To join us book with the Eventbrite link on the website or email/contact Theresa for further details.