Seaweed and Health Articles

Sea Moss, Irish Moss, and Gigartina: A Comparison

People often ask us, “What is the difference between Sea Moss, Irish Moss, and Gigartina?” There is much confusion about these red seaweeds’ common and Latin names and their similarities and differences. In fact, sometimes even the people that sell them do not know the difference! We will attempt to clarify this matter…

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Seaweed Facts - Milkweed - asclepias_erosa

Seaweed 101

What are sea vegetables and what are they good for? Why would you consider adding seaweeds to your diet? Learn some seaweed facts that might surprise you.

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Thyroid Function and Dysfunction - Maidenhair Fern - adiantum_pedatum

Thyroid Function and Dysfunction

Thyroid dysfunction is epidemic in North America. One in ten adult American women have been diagnosed with thyroid disorders and some endocrinologists suggest that as many as 25% of adult American women are presenting with clinically detectable thyroid dysfunction. What factors are at play here, and what can be done about it?

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Medicinal Uses of Seaweed - Yerba Mansa - anemopsis

Medicinal Uses of Seaweeds

Introduction Seaweeds offer a wide range of therapeutic possibilities both internally and externally. The term Seaweeds in this case refers only to macrophytic marine algae,

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Sea Moss, Irish Moss, and Gigartina: A Comparison

People often ask us, “What is the difference between Sea Moss, Irish Moss, and Gigartina?” There is much confusion about these red seaweeds’ common and Latin names and their similarities and differences. In fact, sometimes even the people that sell them do not know the difference! We will attempt to clarify this matter…

Read More »
Seaweed Facts - Milkweed - asclepias_erosa

Seaweed 101

What are sea vegetables and what are they good for? Why would you consider adding seaweeds to your diet? Learn some seaweed facts that might surprise you.

Read More »
Thyroid Function and Dysfunction - Maidenhair Fern - adiantum_pedatum

Thyroid Function and Dysfunction

Thyroid dysfunction is epidemic in North America. One in ten adult American women have been diagnosed with thyroid disorders and some endocrinologists suggest that as many as 25% of adult American women are presenting with clinically detectable thyroid dysfunction. What factors are at play here, and what can be done about it?

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James Jungwirth and Ryan Drum

Dr. Ryan Drum and James Jungwirth

Two seaweed loving fellows
and the authors of the articles on this site.

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