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Seaweed Tasting – Naturally Organic

KEEN TO GET SEAWEED IN YOUR DIET? Join us on Saturday 5th August at Naturally Organic, and get inspired on easy ways to add seaweed to your diet. Seaweeds are very nutritious & contain essential nutrients to good health. Sampling, recipes to take away & product specials.
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Kombu & Kelp – The Same?

Kelp prepared as seasoning or as Kombu strips   Kombu is the Japanese word for dried sea kelp. In China it is called Haidai. Kombu/Kelp/Haidai, are large seaweeds (algae) belonging to the brown algae (Phaeophyceae) in the order Laminariales. There are about 30 different genera* around the world (see Laminariales for more information). Kelps grow in underwater "forests"…
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Seaweed in your Diet – How to Get Started

[caption id="attachment_6775" align="aligncenter" width="4695"] Dishes with seaweed at Pacific Harvest tasting[/caption] From doing lots of tastings and workshops, I know that even though people absolutely believe in the nutritional & wellness virtues of seaweeds, it is for most, a significant challenge to make it part of the diet consistently enough to make a difference to…
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Tasting: BROWN SEAWEED, how they support a healthier you!

KEEN TO LEARN ABOUT SEAWEED? THEIR COLOUR MEANS SOMETHING IMPORTANT FOR YOUR HEALTH… Seaweeds have been praised throughout history for their nourishing properties & medicinal uses. The colour group they belong to speaks to the nutritional particularities of the species in the group. Come and learn about Brown Seaweeds, they include: Kelp, Kombu, Wakame, Sea…
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BROWN SEAWEEDS – Nutritional Benefits & Quick Applications

Brown seaweeds, known for their iodine content, include the largest sea plants, some of them part of large under-water forests. There are about 160 species in New Zealand. Although grouped as ‘brown’, their colour may vary. The most popular edible brown species are: Kelp / Kombu, Wakame, Sea Spaghetti & Bladderwrack. NUTRITIONAL PROFILE OF BROWN…
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