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Spirulina – not Seaweed?

A cyanobacteria bloom in California. Spirulina benefits are similar to seaweed's although it is a different organism entirely: a microscopic blue-green algae classified as bacteria. This spiral shaped, vitamin-rich algae has existed since the beginning of life on earth and grows in alkaline water bodies (mostly lakes, ponds & rivers) mostly in warm & sunny climates. CHARACTERISTICS…
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Seaweed’s Nutritional Value

The nutritional value of seaweed far surpasses that of land plants. The first plants on earth, they are among the most nutrient-rich foods on the planet.
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RED SEAWEEDS – Nutritional Benefits & Quick Applications

Red seaweeds are the oldest & largest group of algae with over 6000 species worldwide (roughly 570 species of found along the NZ coast).  Their distinctive colour pigments allow them to survive at great depths. They vary greatly in size, shape and ecosystem, and despite their name, their colour ranges from pink through to crimson,…
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