Best Vegetable Garden Fertilizer

Posted by VitaminSea on 5/19/2022 to HOW TO USE SEAWEED
Best Vegetable Garden Fertilizer
Give the best ~ Get the best! This growing season, give your vegetable garden the very best so that you can get the very best from your harvest. We’ve all heard of adding natural items to the soil to nourish, promote root growth and

Make Sea Moss Gel

Posted by VitaminSea on 4/21/2022 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Make Sea Moss Gel
You asked for it ~ we have it! Infused with ocean secrets in the form of vitamins and minerals, sea moss gel is a powerhouse of ingredients: 92 of the 102 essential amino acids. Aids digestion, improves thyroid function, improves emotional health, nourish skin, boost immunity, anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, may raise libido, iodine, and a plethora of antioxidants.

Learn About Green Seaweeds

Posted by VitaminSea on 3/17/2022 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Learn About Green Seaweeds
Green seaweeds do contain other pigments, but not those which screen chlorophyll. Green seaweeds tend to grow closest to the shore, in shallow waters, and are most closely related to land plants. Maine only has one we harvest and that is Sea Lettuce, a popular green seaweed in the kitchen. Nutrients ~ Health Benefits ~ Cooking and Baking.

Learn About Red Seaweeds

Posted by VitaminSea on 2/17/2022 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Learn About Red Seaweeds
The most popular red edible seaweeds in Maine include Nori (aka Laver), Dulse, and Irish Moss (aka Chondrus crispus). Red seaweeds constitute a major group of all the seaweeds. Nutrients ~ Health Benefits ~ Cooking and Baking.

Learn About Brown Seaweeds

Posted by VitaminSea on 1/20/2022 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Learn About Brown Seaweeds
Seaweeds are classified as algae, although they are often referred to as 'sea vegetables' or 'plants from the sea’. Brown seaweeds constitute a major group of all the seaweeds. Nutrients ~ Health Benefits ~ Cooking and Baking.

Anti-viral Assistance from Seaweed

Posted by VitaminSea on 12/16/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Anti-viral Assistance from Seaweed
During this Covid-19 pandemic, we’re looking for ways to help boost our immune systems and seek out anti-viral helpers. Once Covid-19 has been contracted, the drug Remdesivir may be administered as an anti-viral in hospital settings. We can do much better than that beforehand. The studies are now out that seaweeds outperform Remdesivir as an anti-viral agent.

Seaweed ~ The Sustainable Superfood

Posted by VitaminSea on 11/18/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Seaweed ~ The Sustainable Superfood
Full of antioxidants, organic and vegan, seaweed truly is a one of the greatest superfoods on the planet. The ocean is part of our world, and the more we research and learn about seaweed (sea vegetables), we have come to realize that they are the most powerful plants on earth!

Harvesting and Storing Sea Vegetables

Posted by VitaminSea on 10/21/2021 to HOW TO USE SEAWEED
Harvesting and Storing Sea Vegetables
Growing and Harvesting Sea Vegetables / Storing and Using Sea Vegetables ~ There are thousands of seaweed species around the world growing in different climates and environments. And different sea vegetables grow at different depths. Like land vegetables, sea vegetables also have growing and harvesting seasons.

Treat Your Skin ~ DIY Spa-like Treatments

Posted by VitaminSea on 9/16/2021 to HOW TO USE SEAWEED
Treat Your Skin ~ DIY Spa-like Treatments
With some household ingredients, plus some specialty items like seaweed and essential oils, you can create different spa-like treatments that will draw out dirt, oils and toxins while adding all those healthy nutrients to the skin. Whether you need help with aging skin, sensitive skin, dry skin, or just want to treat yourself ~ your skin will feel amazing! Here's one simple recipe from each category to get you started.

Sea Lettuce ~ Like Land Lettuce, But So Much Better

Posted by VitaminSea on 8/19/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Sea Lettuce ~ Like Land Lettuce, But So Much Better
Sea lettuce is far superior to land lettuce. Sea lettuce has better flavor, better nutritional values and better versatility in a wider variety of recipes.  Once you eat sea lettuce, you’ll want use it in place of, or in addition to, land lettuce in your salads ~ you’ll want to add it to your other recipes as well. And why not? It’s so much better!

Eat Sea Veggies ~ Without Knowing It

Posted by VitaminSea on 7/15/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Eat Sea Veggies ~ Without Knowing It
Incorporate sea veggies into your diet (or someone else’s) secretly! Why would you want to do that? Health benefits, of course. Nutrients found in sea veggies far exceed the nutritional values found in land veggies. But not everybody wants to taste seaweed in order to reap the health benefits. Some will avoid eating it simply because they don’t want to give it a chance.

Sun-dried Seaweed ~ Sell By / Best By / Use By

Posted by VitaminSea on 6/17/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Sun-dried Seaweed ~ Sell By / Best By / Use By
Dried seaweed is a non-perishable food. Non-perishable foods can be stored at room temperature and have a long shelf life. Our naturally sun-dried seaweed has a very long shelf life. Rather than being so quick to toss it in the trash, open the package and inspect the product inside. Regardless of the “Use By” date, that dried seaweed may still have a lot of flavor and nutrients for you!

8 Benefits of Seaweed You Probably Don't Know

Posted by VitaminSea on 5/20/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
8 Benefits of Seaweed You Probably Don't Know
Seaweed is full of health benefits that could change your life. It's full of vitamins and minerals to keep you healthy and allow your immune system to handle anything that comes your way. Seaweed can be added to all of your dishes and add a fresh and slightly salty taste to your meals. Add it to your soups, salads, sauces, and entrees today.

Kombu ~ a.k.a. Dasima or Haidai

Posted by VitaminSea on 4/15/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Kombu ~ a.k.a. Dasima or Haidai
Our Wild North Atlantic hand-harvested Kombu (Saccharina Kelp) is a brown seaweed best known as sugared kelp. Kombu is also known as Dasima or Haidai. Kombu has a slightly sweeter taste and tender texture. This versatile sea vegetable is beautiful for soup stocks, marinades and seasonings; or used in biscuits, cakes, tarts, and cookies.

Seaweed Snacks

Posted by VitaminSea on 3/18/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Seaweed Snacks
What's in YOUR snack cupboard? It could be some nutritious and delicious Whole Leaf Sea Vegetables! Maybe you're one of those people who need something like a chip to snack on but you're looking for a healthier option. Maybe you're one of those people looking for something different to add to your salad.

Skin, Hair & Body Care

Posted by VitaminSea on 3/11/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Skin, Hair & Body Care
What is the one product that benefits your Skin, Hair AND Body? Sea Gel, of course ~ it's the "Aloe of the Sea"! The blend of Organic Maine seaweeds used in our Sea Gel release large amounts of polysaccharides which are valuable nutrients needed in our everyday life.

Using Seaweed as an Agricultural Fertilizer

Posted by VitaminSea on 3/4/2021 to HOW TO USE SEAWEED
Using Seaweed as an Agricultural Fertilizer
The ocean is the most natural, nutrient-rich part of the earth. All nutrients on the planet eventually work their way back into the ocean, and seaweed acts like a sponge, absorbing the micro-nutrients. As a result, seaweed is considered one of the best fertilizers for plants. 

Eat Your Sea Veggies

Posted by VitaminSea on 2/25/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Eat Your Sea Veggies
By now, you've read all of the compelling reasons to incorporate sea vegetables into your diet. If you are interested in incorporating sea vegetables into your diet but aren’t sure where to start, check out some of our most popular Recipes.

Sea Moss - Know the Difference

Posted by VitaminSea on 2/18/2021 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Sea Moss - Know the Difference
Sea moss has received much awareness in the past few years, especially from Dr. Sebi (Alfredo Bowman), a self-proclaimed healer and Honduran herbalist. Sea moss is a generic term for a species of red algae or seaweed and has

The Maine Sea Kitchen ~ Maine Sea Vegetables: Cooking with Seaweed Blog

Posted by VitaminSea on 12/17/2018 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
The Maine Sea Kitchen ~ Maine Sea Vegetables: Cooking with Seaweed Blog
Learn from The Maine Sea Kitchen (Great Food and Products with a Hint of the Sea) why you should be buying your Sea Vegetables from Maine, read a blog about cooking with Maine Seaweed, and be sure to check out a book about good nutrition and how it affects our bodies, "How to Eat Healthier to Keep the Doctor Away".

Seaweed Supplements Boost Pet Health and Nutrition

Posted by VitaminSea on 11/5/2015 to SEAWEED FOR PET HEALTH
Seaweed Supplements Boost Pet Health and Nutrition
One of the greatest super foods on the planet is seaweed, and it is becoming widely recognized for serving as a significant source of several nutrients vital for good health for humans as well as animals – including pets, horses and livestock.

How to Protect Your Animals from Radiation

Posted by VitaminSea on 11/5/2015 to SEAWEED FOR PET HEALTH
How to Protect Your Animals from Radiation
Now that radiation from the Japanesese Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant has reached the United States and officials assure us that “it does not pose a public safety risk to people outside of the disaster area”, we still believe it is prudent to protect your family by ensuring they are getting an adequate supply of iodine in their diet. Iodine protects our thyroid from many sources of radiation, such as cell phones and x-rays. Besides it is important for overall health.

Top 3 Sea Vegetables for a Vegan or Macrobiotic Diet

Posted by VitaminSea on 11/5/2015 to SEAWEED FOR HEALTH
Top 3 Sea Vegetables for a Vegan or Macrobiotic Diet
For people following vegan, vegetarian, raw or macrobiotic diets one of the biggest challenges is meeting daily nutritional requirements. Since meat and fish are a primary source of these nutrients, if you reduce or eliminate animal products from your diet it is imperative you find other sources to meet your Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA). That’s where seaweed can help! For example, one gram of seaweed contains enough iodine to meet your daily RDA. Seaweed can also contain up to 10x more calcium than milk, and 8x as much as beef. Seaweed is also organic and kosher.

How to do your own Maine Lobster Bake

Posted by VitaminSea on 5/15/2012 to HOW TO USE SEAWEED
How to do your own Maine Lobster Bake
Every summer people gather around the grill, toss on a few hot dogs and burgers, and enjoy the sunshine. I say mix it up! Do something different that is just as satisfying. Throw your own Maine Lobster Bake!

A lobster bake is a relatively easy thing to do, but the key is to use fresh Maine seaweed. When using fresh seaweed, the water pockets will burst keeping everything moist and adding natural salt to the food. Use the following recipe for a traditional Maine lobster and clam bake. Enjoy!

Seaweed Detox Bath Benefits

Posted by VitaminSea on 4/25/2012 to HOW TO USE SEAWEED
Seaweed Detox Bath Benefits
There has been a lot of hype in the media recently around the benefits of a detoxification routine. This past week Dr. Oz, once again, praised the benefits of seaweed as part of your regular health regime and as a simple detox solution. You may see the video here: http://www.doctoroz.com/videos/simple-detox-solutions-your-busy-life.

To remain healthy on the inside and look youthful on the outside, it is very important to supply your body with all the minerals, vitamins, and amino acids it needs for the cells and body systems to function properly. Since your skin acts as a sponge for the absorption of nutrients and the elimination of toxins for improved health, and a more youthful appearance, bringing seaweed into your home bath, you will create a mini ocean of enhancing vitamins and minerals, amino acids, and antioxidants that will brighten and revitalize your skin.