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 Organic Wild 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 10 times more calcium than milk, and eight times 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.