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Sea Moss Powder: Benefits, Comparisons and Preparation

Already considered a superfood, Sea Moss is packed with antioxidants, minerals, and vitamins. The benefits gained from adding a supplement to the diet are many and varied, ranging from digestive health to better skin. Let’s take a closer look at this gift from the ocean! What is Sea Moss? Sea Moss is a spiky marine plant that looks like seaweed or algae. Scientifically called Chondrus crispus, it grows mainly between North America and Europe in the waters along the rocky Atlantic shores (1). It's an edible sea plant that looks like kelp or dulse and is related to other seaweeds, algae, and other leafy sea veggies. You can find Sea Moss comes in a variety of colors, including greens, yellows,...

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Dr Sebi's Sea Moss | The most complete superfood on the planet

Dr. Sebi, born Alfredo Bowman, was a Honduran born, African herbalist. Much of Dr. Sebi's life is shrouded in myth. He's best known for his diet programs and nutritional advice. In truth, many of Dr. Sebi's discoveries were discredited by the scientific medical community. However, some of his views on health and diet do align with nutritional science. For example, Dr. Sebi stressed the importance of a plant-based diet, hydration, and discouraged processed food. A notable supplement that both medical science and Dr. Sebi support is sea moss.  What did Dr. Sebi say about Sea Moss?  Sea Moss, also known as Irish Moss or Chondrus Crispus, was first used by the Irish, Europeans, and early Spaniards. The earliest known uses...

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Why does your gut absolutely love Sea Moss?

If you've ever consumed Sea Moss, either in pill or gel—you know exactly what I'm talking about! All over the web, Sea Moss is highly touted for its amazing effects on the digestive system. Today, we're going to explore why and try to get a greater understanding of this powerful red algae. In previous blog posts, I've elaborated on the broad spectrum of nutrients in Sea Moss (Irish Moss). On this occasion, I'm going to focus mainly on one—prebiotics. Sea Moss is packed with it!  While most people are familiar with probiotics, very few are aware of pre-biotics and what they actually do. Let's break them down. What's the difference between Pre-Biotics and Pro-Biotics? Pro-biotics, are healthy digestive bacteria that...

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Sea Moss dissolves Mucus from the Body | Fact or Fiction?

If you've been doing any research on this wonderful red algae, you've likely come across the claim that Sea Moss helps to dissolve excess mucus from the body. Some even go as far as to say, it dissolves all the mucus.....I don't ascribe to this line of thought.  From the medical research I've done, the body needs a certain amount of mucus to function. Mucus helps the body in two ways—first, it creates a layer of protection that acts as a selective barrier or lubricant allowing us to live alongside harmful microbes. Second, when harmful microbes do break through the protective layer of mucus and enter our body—mucus clings to them and it is expelled as phlegm. Now that we've...

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Sea Moss linked to a Healthier Thyroid | What’s the Connection?

According to the American Thyroid Association (ATA), 12% of the U.S. population will develop a thyroid condition in their lifetime. Currently 20 million Americans suffer with Thyroid issues, 60% of them are completely unaware! Sadly, the overwhelming majority are women. They are 8 times more likely than men to be affected. Though the exact cause of Thyroid disorders are currently unknown, there are a few options that help us fight this condition. What is the Thyroid? Before we get into the juicy stuff, we first need to understand the Thyroid and its many functions. This small gland in the middle of the lower neck produces a hormone that manipulates every organ, tissue and cell in the body. If you're wondering,...

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