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seaweed

(sē′wēd′)
n.
1. Any of numerous marine algae, such as a kelp, rockweed, or gulfweed.
2. A mass of such algae.

Sargassam

Chinese medicine
A genus of brown seaweed harvested from coastal waters which is a diuretic; it is used for thyroid conditions, to reduce phlegm, and for hernia-related and testicular pain. Some data suggest that sargassam may lower blood pressure and cholesterol, and have antifungal activity.

seaweed

sea plants harvested for livestock feed; claimed to be a rich source of minerals and vitamins. When fed to laying hens may discolor yolks.
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Some seaweeds contain a variety of trace minerals and vitamins, which provide general nutritional support for individuals who may be engaged in calorie-restricted diets.
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Jungwirth has been yanking seaweed from rocky intertidal areas on the coast since 1989 and selling it in a mail-order business, www.
The iodine content of both seaweeds from the Brittany coast varies with location of the harvest, with values ranging from 4000 mg/kg to 5000 mg/kg.
The Japanese yen for exotic foods is boosting Scotland's seaweed industry.
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Besides the company hall, the main exhibition hall also has "experience sites," where visitors can touch and see various seaweeds such as kelp, sea mustard and laver.
When a killer seaweed touches a kind of spiky coral, the coral pushes a chemical panic button that brings small resident fish to the rescue.
THE first ever national survey of seaweed along England's east coast reaches the North East next week.
Seaweeds also play a very important role in brain development and helps reduce menopause symptoms such as hot flashes and fatigue.
Melbourne, Sept 12 (ANI): Feeding seaweed to cattle can help reduce cow farts, the source of much of the world's greenhouse gas emissions, according to a North Queensland nutritionist.
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