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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.
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The company harvests its seaweed in the Scottish Outer Hebrides and uses it to make its PureSea product range, which can be used as a tasty replacement to salt in a host of dishes.
Seaweed & Co comprises two businesses, PureSea Ingredients, which is headquartered at Whitley Bay in Northumberland, and Lewis-based Weed & Wonderful.
The new distributor agreement with Univar Solutions will see Seaweed & Co.'s PureSea[R] ingredients shipped to food and nutrition manufacturers and brands across Europe, providing consumers with the many health and nutritional benefits of seaweed.
Seaweed & Co, which was co-founded by Kaiser Chiefs lead singer Ricky Wilson, currently exports to countries including Israel, South Korea, Australia, Canada and the US.
The point is that not many people appreciate the fact that health and seaweed skin benefits are many.
Whenever our children would send text messages reminding us of tuition or boarding-house obligations, we will immediately go out and harvest seaweed,' said Montano, proudly claiming to have one of her children as among the first to graduate in college.
When not attending to their seaweed, the women occupy themselves with activities inside and beyond their homes.
It was as different from the usual sushi bar seaweed salad as cottony, out-of-season peaches are from juicy, ripe ones from the farmers' market: a wan substitute for what should be delectable.
Since the spring of 2018, Mexico's Caribbean coast and the shorelines of 19 other countries in the region have been inundated with unprecedented amounts of Sargassum seaweed. Tourists expecting pristine white beaches have instead been confronted with endless piles of slimy, decaying vegetation.
figure By KALUME KAZUNGU Fishermen affected by insecurity and the ongoing dredging activities at the Lamu Port-South Sudan-Ethiopia-Transport (Lapsset) Corridor project have been advised to embrace seaweed farming as an alternative way of earning a livelihood.Majority of fishing channels were closed off due to the dredging at the Lamu port site in Kililana in Lamu West with more than 5,000 fishermen being affected.
1 SUPPORT WEIGHT LOSS "SEAWEED can support weight loss as it is high in fibre leaving one feeling fuller for longer and increasing satiety," explains nutritionist Alix Woods in collaboration with itsu, the healthy Asian inspired eatery (itsu.com).