Benefits of Sea Moss

Benefits of Sea Moss

                                         Edible microalgae

What the heck?

I know, I know…edible microalgae?? Sounds a bit weird, right? If it makes you

more comfortable, this is also known as seaweed. If you’ve ever eaten fish, sushi,

chlorella, spirulina, dulse, wakame, and so many other foods in local grocery

stores/restaurants, you’ve eaten edible microalgae. In fact, THIS is the very

reason eating fish is marketed to us as healthy for our bodies. However, the other

parts of eating fish are not so healthy, so instead of “going to the middle-man”,

just eat what the fish eat!

                                          “Eating fish because it’s healthy is like

                                         eating a human because they eat salads.”

                                                            -Author, Dr. Truth

Seaweeds are a nutrient-rich food, gaining major attention due to the benefits

they give to one’s health. Recent studies demonstrate the high nutritional

value of seaweeds and the powerful properties that seaweeds’ bioactive

compounds provide [1].

Benefits

     Seaweed is 100%, All Natural, highly nutritious, and crop free of chemicals [1].

It is identified as “nutraceutical food” which is a food that provides not only

nutritional value but also it may help to prevent health problems. Seaweeds-based

foods are considered nutraceutical products due to the positive effects on human

health such as:

o Anti-viral

o Anti-bacterial

o Anti-inflammatory

o Anticoagulant effects

o Antithrombotic effects

o Prevention and Alleviation of numerous Dis-eases such as:

  • Arthritis
  • Diabetes
  • Autoimmune Disorders
  • Ocular Diseases (glaucoma, cataracts, etc.)
  • Neurodegenerative Diseases (Parkinson’s, Alzheimer’s, and Multiple Sclerosis)

o Cardiovascular-diseases

o …and many other Chronic Diseases [1,2,3,4,5,11].

Rich in

o Vitamins (A, B1, B2, B9, B12, C, D, E, and K)

o Minerals (calcium, iron, iodine, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium,
               zinc, copper, manganese, selenium, and fluoride)

o Low-calorie soluble fiber

o Essential Amino Acids

o Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids

o Antioxidants

SEA MOSS

     Sea Moss (also called Chondrus crispus and Irish moss) is a specific type of

seaweed. Sea moss is naturally rich in minerals and vitamins, and may have

potential health benefits in numerous areas of the body with regular use. It is

a spiny, edible plant, and has some similarities to other edible seaweeds such

as kombu, dulse, or wakame. Seaweeds were consumed as whole food

since ancient times, and they still have great economic importance

(Lomartire et al., 2021).


     Sea Moss may be added to food or taken as a nutritional supplement, offering

the body vitamins (A, B1, B2, B9, B12, C, D, E, and K), essential minerals

(calcium, iron, iodine, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium, zinc, copper,

manganese, selenium, and fluoride), dietary fibers [6,7,8,9], protein, essential

amino acids and polyphenols, which exhibit antioxidant and anti-inflammatory

properties [10].

Sea Moss and other health products are available for purchase at

www.allthingsalkaline.org * info@allthingsalkaline.org

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Sea Moss and other health products are available for purchase at

www.allthingsalkaline.org * info@allthingsalkaline.org

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