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Dead Sea Salt As An Alternative Medicine

Posted July 12, 2012

The Dead Sea salts are well-known for their therapeutic benefits due to the high content of important minerals such as magnesium, calcium, zinc, iodine, bromide, sulphur and potassium. Interestingly, these minerals are similar to the ones found inside our skin cells.

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Seaweed intake and blood pressure levels in healthy pre-school Japanese children

Posted April 30, 2012

Few studies have examined whether dietary factors might affect blood pressure in children. We purposed to investigate whether seaweed intake is associated with blood pressure level among Japanese preschool children.

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Seaweed May Benefit Kids Blood Pressure

Posted April 30, 2012

A recent Japanese study reported seaweed intake was negatively related to diastolic blood pressure in boys and systolic blood pressure in girls, suggesting seaweed as a potential remedy for blood pressure among children.

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Seaweed Does The Heart Good

Posted April 30, 2012

In both Ireland and Canada (provinces of Newfoundland and Labrador), seaweeds have a long tradition of use. In Ireland, for example, approximately 36,000 tonnes of seaweed are harvested annually. Seaweed species of commercial interest in Ireland include Laminaria digitata and Fucus species (Fucus vesiculosus, Fucus serratus and Fucus spiralis), which are harvested primarily for their valuable carbohydrates, Laminarin and Fucoidan, respectively. The value-added sector of the seaweed industry in Ireland has emerged to produce attractive, high-quality products for use as functional body care products and cosmetics.

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Study: Seaweed drink helps people lose weight

Posted April 30, 2012

Fibers from seaweed might help with weight loss, finds a new study. According to researchers, fibers from alginates can create a sense of fullness to help people lose weight.

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