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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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The enterprising marine expert has launched Seaweed & Co, a firm offering seaweed ingredients for the food and nutrition industries, after securing a Virgin StartUp loan as well as assistance from TEDCO Business Support's Start & Grow programme.
Launches of seaweed snack products are proliferating and sales outstrip those of kale, the trendy green vegetable that has benefited from a huge degree of hype since 2010 and has been embraced by young health-conscious urban consumers," said Julian Mellentin, director of New Nutrition Business, which outlines five steps to creating a successful seaweed snack in a new report.
of Burlingame, CA is voluntarily recalling six days of production of Ocean's Halo Gluten Free Seaweed Chips produced at a third party manufacturer because of an undeclared allergen -- wheat -- with potential adverse health effects.
A WELSH seafood firm is looking to tap into the growing global demand for "superfood" seaweed products.
SOUTH Wales-based Selwyn's Seafood is looking to tap into the growing global demand for seaweed products with the opening of a specialised roasting unit.
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This week, Fiona Houston, owner of Mara Seaweed, shows you how to create parmesan straws with dulse seaweed.
An unprecedented 1,000 truckloads of seaweed are to be removed from Larnaca's beaches by the end of March compared to 100 truckloads last year, the Cyprus News Agency reported on Wednesday.
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com/research/k4j7jl/global_seaweed) has announced the addition of the "Global Seaweed Fertilizer Industry Report 2014" report to their offering.