Sea Vegetation (Seaweed) Nutrition From Our Oceans
“I have been practicing holistic medicine for almost 21 years, and during that time I have consumed and recommended sea vegetables/seaweed to my clients and friends. The reasons are many why I include sea vegetables in my diet and why I recommend them to my clients. Sea vegetables aid in healthy weight loss, the control and elimination of cellulite,detoxification, contributing to beautiful hair and skin, strong thyroid andimmune function, and much more. I know for a fact that these benefits are possible, because I have witnessed it in my practice. Sea vegetables can transform your health! I know that when I eat sea vegetables, I am tapping into an ancient and restorative source of all life - the ocean. Because I feel so strongly about the beneficial health properties of sea vegetables,California Academy Of Health made them the primary, active ingredient in our one of a kind, comprehensive liquid daily supplement -Liquid Power Multi-V. I know once you start to include sea vegetables into your diet, every day, you'll see and feel the difference in your health. I know I do.” Dr. Marcus Ettinger
Sea Vegetables – Sea Vegetation – Seaweed – Kelp Information:
Sea vegetables provide all of the minerals and trace minerals required by our body's physiological functions, in quantities that greatly exceed those of land plants. In fact they contain every, natural, element found on the periodic table of elements. These minerals once absorbed are now plant-based, so they are vegan friendly and they include: calcium,magnesium, iron, potassium, iodine, manganese,chromium and many more. Sea vegetables also provide fiber, enzymes, proteins, complex carbohydrates and vitamins A, C,E, B1, B2, B6, B12, immune and endocrine modulating compounds - a veritable vegetarian and edible, medicine chest.
Current research into the health properties of sea vegetables will reveal that it is being looked at for its positive effects on cancer prevention,cardiovascular health, as an antioxidant and degenerative disease combatant, detoxifier, infection control,intestinal cleanser and healer, respiratory enhancer, sexual health andhormone support, thyroid booster,weight-loss aid, and wound healer. Specific phytochemicals, found only in sea vegetables, have been shown to absorb and eliminate radioactive elements and heavy metal contaminants from our bodies. Other recent research of sea vegetables demonstrates the inhibition of tumor formation, reduction in cancerous growths, benefiting normal cholesterol levels, endocrine and nervous system modulation, as well as possessing anti-viral and immune modulating properties.
For centuries cultures around the world have been harvesting sea vegetables/seaweed as a food source and natural healing substance. The Japanese people for centuries have integrated sea vegetables, as a food source into their daily lives. Much research has been done on the longevity of the Japanese and their lack of heart problems,kidney problems, and other chronic ailments. The Japanese have used this food/medicine to relieve a multitude of ailments includingarthritis, osteoporosis and low blood sugar. Even the ancient Greeks used sea vegetables for body building, to sacrifice to the Greek gods, and as a food source. Hawaiians and Ancient Polynesians used sea vegetation for food, heart problems, arthritis pains, and a lot more. They even put a certain type of sea vegetation on wounds to prevent infection from occurring. These cultures are just a small example of how far back sea vegetables have been used.
Sea Vegetation is renewable and grows globally in most coastal regions. The life of a kelp plant is about three years and, spent in a tidal flow that reverses direction every six hours. The kelp plant has a root-like holdfast that fixes to rocky surfaces; a long slender stalk or stipe; and long, leaf-like blades or fronds, which are the major site of photosynthetic activity. The kelp plant is supported in the water by gas-filled bladders on each frond called pneumatocysts. The holdfast is cone-shaped and can grow up to 2 feet in diameter, in large plants.
The vitality and dynamic versatility of sea vegetation/seaweed easily translates, in a bio-available format, for the consumption and utilization by humanity, of this one of a kind, ultimate Superfood.