Functional Food

How Seaweed Can Help Improve Your Brain-Gut Connection and Your Mental Health

 

  When visiting their psychiatrist, most people would be surprised if the doctor prescribed a daily dosage of seaweed, yet there’s growing evidence that this all-natural resource can contribute to better mental health. A return of interest in the brain-gut connection is part of an approach to more holistic mental health treatments. Here’s why more […]

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Struggling with Anxiety & Depression? These 5 Foods Can Help You Stay Resilient

 

  This year almost seems designed to test everyone’s sense of wellbeing. The pandemic, economic uncertainty, extreme weather conditions and other sources of stress have brought millions of people to their boiling point. In fact, a June 2020 survey conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention found that 31% of Americans are dealing […]

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Webinar: The Secrets of Seaweed: Wellness Solutions for Food, Nutraceutical and Cosmetics Product Formulations

 

Although seaweeds have been around for over 2.5 billion years, many of us are unaware of the unique complex bioactive compounds that these marine plants contain compared to terrestrial plants. As such, seaweeds can provide natural nutritional and functional benefits for product formulations across the functional food, nutraceutical and cosmetics sectors.     Seaweed has […]

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Seaweed is a Gift to Organic Food Manufacturing. Here’s How

 

Organic food is no longer a specialty item. It’s spread beyond the food co-ops of college towns and the West Coast into the pantries and refrigerators of 30% of American households. Those who eat organic food believe it’s healthier, tastier, and more nutritious – creating a readymade and devoted customer base for formulators. If you […]

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Want Better Organic Ingredients? Seaweed Enhances Your Products in 3 Ways

 

Consumers are developing a healthy appetite for organic food. In 2018 alone, the U.S. organic market reached $52.5 billion, showing that people are more than willing to pay for food that is free of chemicals and synthetic-additives. Yet some in the food and nutraceutical industries are still hesitant to go organic, worrying about replacing reliable […]

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