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Boost Immunity Fast

Boost Immunity Fast.

Boost immunity fast is the first line of defense and it needs to be strong. In the human body, the first line of defense against novel viruses is only one special cell in the army of immune defenses. And Seaweed is known for building that special army – even in the elderly.

We are hearing a lot about viruses and words like “antibodies”, “vaccines” and “immunity” are now part of our everyday language.

But when it comes to fighting a virus that we have never encountered before, the only words we need to know are “Natural Killer Cells”.

Natural Killer Cells

Natural Killer Cells sound more like science fiction than science, but these cells are the secret weapon in the body’s fight against new viruses.
Viruses are like the hidden spy that infiltrates the government and carries out his evil mission. In the human body, viruses invade our cells where they hide from our other immune defenses and use our own genetic material to replicate themselves.

Natural Killer Cells roam around the body detecting cells that are showing stress from a virus invasion. They quickly kill off the virus loaded cell and prevent it from infecting surrounding cells.

How do we get more Natural Killer Cells? Seaweed.

ANTIBODIES INCREASE WITH SEAWEED

boost immunity fast with antibody increase with seaweed
Fucoidan from seaweed increases vaccination protection for seasonal flu in elderly patients. [1]

ZINC BOOSTS IMMUNITY

Boost Your immunity fast with Zinc
Relations among percentages of CD56+lym-phocytes and serum zinc concentrations in healthy, free-living men and women aged ≥90 y [2]

Key to Natural Killers

Like all armies, the Natural Killer Cell army increases its numbers when there is an invasion. When the patrolling Natural Killer Cells detect the virus, they not only kill that cell, they also send a message back to the bone marrow headquarters for more Natural Killers to be built.

Speed up Production of Natural Killer Cells

Sadly, natural killer cells are known to decline with age. However, one study on the elderly in Japan showed that adding seaweed to the diet increased Natural Killer Cells and made the Natural Killer stick around in the body for much longer. (Negishi, Mori et al. 2013) In the fight against novel viruses, the more Natural Killers we have, the better our bodies will cope at keeping the virus at bay.
Seaweed Contains all the Nutrients Needed for More Natural Killer Cells.

Importance of Nutrients

All the nutrients, especially zinc needs to be available for the manufacture of Natural Killers. In a study of elderly in Italy, scientists looked at levels of vitamins and minerals in the blood and the amount of Natural Killer Cells. Those with higher levels of zinc also had more Natural Killers. This in line with what we already know about zinc being effective in stopping virus infections. (Ravaglia, Forti et al. 2000). Seaweed has 7 times the zinc as oranges as well as being packed with vitamins, minerals and phytonutrients to build other parts of the immune system.

So build your first line of defense quickly. Use seaweed capsules or chocolate to increase your Natural Killer Cells before a new virus tries to invade.

References

[1] Negishi, H., M. Mori, H. Mori and Y. Yamori (2013). “Supplementation of elderly Japanese men and women with fucoidan from seaweed increases immune responses to seasonal influenza vaccination.” The Journal of nutrition 143(11): 1794-1798. (Pubmed)

[2] Ravaglia, G., P. Forti, F. Maioli, L. Bastagli, A. Facchini, E. Mariani, L. Savarino, S. Sassi, D. Cucinotta and G. Lenaz (2000). “Effect of micronutrient status on natural killer cell immune function in healthy free-living subjects aged≥ 90 y.” The American journal of clinical nutrition 71(2): 590-598. (PubMed)

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Chocolate Recipe With Seaweed Powder

Chocolate Recipe with Seaweed Powder

You can make a chocolate as a healthy treat very easily.  You need to eat about 5 to 6 grams of the dry powder each day. But seaweed powder flavor may be a little strong, so you use the chocolate to overpower the flavour of the seaweed.

Ingredients for 1 week supply

  • Pacific Seamoss Powder.  Measure out 5 x 7 days of powder.  (Seven heaped teaspoons)
  • 100g to 200g block of chocolate.  Use a chocolate of choice.  Dark 65% or more has strong flavor, but sweet milk chocolate may be preferred for children
  • 1 Ice Cube Tray.  May need 2 trays, sufficient to hold all the chocolate

You will need access to a bowl, a refrigerator, microwave or pot. If using stovetop, heat pot of water and place bowl over hot water pot to melt chocolate.

Instructions

  1. Melt the chocolate (microwave or use a pot on the stove). Do not overheat.
  2. Remove from heat
  3. Measure in 7 heaped teaspoons of seaweed powder
  4. Stir
  5. Pour into ice trays
  6. Put icetrays into the refrigerator or freezer.  Freezer may reduce the flavor and cause the chocolate to have a white flourery look.

Eating

Depending on the number of chocolate Cubes, split this across the week. Take 1/7th each day

This chocolate recipe is the simplest. If you want a Chocolate Recipe Paleo, read more

CHOCOLATE – TREAT WITHOUT GUILT

Chocolate Recipe for Seaweed Healthy

ICE TRAY FOR DAILY PORTIONS

Chocolate Recipe - Use Ice tray for convenient size

 Chocolate Recipe for Seaweed – Paleo

Want to make a cheaper or more involved recipe.  Here is one that is on All Recipes.com and. Only 10 minutes and gives you healthy coconut as well as Paleo. The coconut also masks the seaweed for a delicious chocolate.

Homemade Melt-In-Your-Mouth Dark Chocolate (Paleo)

Recipe by: Linda(LMT)”Homemade chocolate that melts in your mouth. Made without artificial ingredients or waxes, this wholesome treat is ideal for the health conscious individual who enjoys an indulgent treat. Sweetness can be tweaked to taste, and add-in ingredients and combinations are endless.” The ingredients include

  • 1/2 cup coconut oil
  • 1/2 cup cocoa powder
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract

Gently melt coconut oil in a saucepan over medium-low heat. Stir cocoa powder, honey, and vanilla extract into melted oil until well blended.

Then add the 7 teaspoons of seaweed (1 teaspoon per day)

Pour mixture into a candy mold or pliable tray. Refrigerate until chilled, about 1 hour.

CHOCOLATE – TREAT WITHOUT GUILT

Chocolate Recipe for dark paleo cubes

TREAT FOR HEALTH -PALEO AND SEAWEED

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Healthy Seaweed Snacks

Healthy Seaweed Snacks of Seaweed

How Pacific Sea Moss© provides a quick and convenient way for you to get everything you need from seaweed.

Seaweeds have amazing health benefits. They are a rich source of vitamins, amino acids, and minerals. These nutrients have antioxidant properties that help reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as diabetes and cancer. Pacific Sea Moss©  has high fiber content and is low in calories and can help in weight management.

Seaweeds absorb trace nutrients from the seabed that are not available on land, therefore, they are richer in nutrients than land-grown fruits vegetables. As people start understanding and appreciating the immense health benefits of seaweeds, it has become a super-food that is now being incorporated in many types of food products, drinks, pharmaceuticals, and cosmetics.

Benefits of eating healthy seaweed snacks?

Every once in a while we tend to feel hungry in between our main meals. This is a normal feeling that can be an effective way of staying healthy and managing your weight. Healthy snacking is important because it helps you maintain your blood sugar levels. Healthy snacking also helps in preventing overeating and consequently helps you to maintain your weight. The choice of your snacks is important because they can also help in boosting your body with the right nutrients for your body. Seaweed snacks have gained great popularity due to their high quality and health benefits.

BE CAREFUL OF “HEALTHY” SNACKS

Healthy seaweed snacks sushi

SEAWEED SNACKS MAY HAVE HIGH LEVELS OF NA AND FAT

healthy seaweed snacks may be high in calories and oil

Six + One ways of consuming seaweed

Seaweed snacks are an excellent option of providing our bodies with the health benefits of healthy snacking. BioSea Health provides seaweed as a simple way to consume food and manufactures healthy snacking options that provide our bodies with the desired nutrients.

Here are some ways of seaweed snacking:

  • Seaweeds can be added to crackers to manufacture a low sodium but still salty snack that is packed with more nutrients and lower calories.
  • Seaweeds can also be incorporated with noodles to make a healthy snack that is rich in fiber and gluten-free. This snack is also low in carbohydrates and high in omega-3 fatty acids, that are great for cognitive health and may help in improving memory.
  • Seaweeds can also be added to juice, smoothies or yogurt. With the right blend of the extra ingredients, the taste of seaweed is barely noticeable and can be blended with bananas, spinach, coconuts, and avocados to make a very healthy smoothie. Addition of the salty seaweed flavor helps in bringing out the sweet flavors of the other ingredients. 
  • You can crumble dried seaweeds and add it to your toast. It can then be used to make healthy tea sandwiches and when taken they will pack your body with nutrients.
  • If you want to regulate your salt intake you can substitute salt with seaweed granules that will boost your iodine take and keep you healthy.
  • Dried seaweed can also be added to popcorn providing extra proteins and vitamins with the added signature salty taste of seaweeds.

Best Of All – The Seventh Option

You can easily  take Pacific Sea Moss© capsules to get all the seaweed you need in a convenient form. When you take about 5 grams of dry seaweed (about a whole bowl of wet seaweed) in the form of  6 – 8 capsules, the seaweed has been shown to get through your stomach into your intestines.  People who have taken the seaweed say it makes them feel full.  There are some 32 hormones responsible for appetite, and a “full stomach” is the increase in leptin and other hormones released in the upper intestine. This process of counteracting the “feeling hungry” hormones with “I’m feeling full” or satiety hormones is the continual hormonal response to eating food. In clinical trials, people reported feeling full. Those who consume Pacific Sea Moss© report similar observations.   

Pop 6-8 Pacific Sea Moss©  capsules at the start of the day to get all the health benefits of seaweed in a convenient form. 

“Seaweed – all the weed you will ever need.”

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Many Uses of Seaweed

There are many uses of seaweed. Most recognise food, but since ancient times are important to humanity for many other reasons.

In South America, Australasia, The Middle East and of course Japan, China and Korea Seaweed has long been an important source of nutrition. Presently, however, due to the unique properties of seaweeds, they are increasingly being used for a variety of advanced applications globally. 

Nutritional components of seaweeds

Seaweeds are rich sources of vitamins and minerals and  widely used as health supplements.

  • Potassium. 98% of Americans are deficient in K. 
  • Calcium
  • Iron
  • Vitamin A
  • Vitamin C
  • Magnesium
  • Phosphorous
  • Iodine plays an important role in the functioning of the thyroid and helps in the prevention of goitre.
  • Low in calories
  • High in dietary fibers that are highly beneficial for the human gut system by promoting the growth of beneficial intestinal bacteria.
  • Contain several beneficial compounds such as fucoxanthin, antioxidants, and polysaccharides. These are being studied for their potential as antibiotics, anti-tumour, laxatives, anticoagulants, anti-cancerous drugs, and medication.

One of the many uses of seaweed is health

Polysaccharides from seaweeds can be used to reduce or replace added fats in foods in order to manufacture foods with reduced total fat content such as low-fat versions of meat-based and vegetable-based products. Additionally, fucoxanthin found in seaweeds has been found to help in the burning of fatty tissue and thus aiding in weight management. Some biologically active compounds found in seaweeds such as carotenoids and peptides have been shown to play a significant role in preventing chronic degenerative diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, cancer, and arthritis. Other seaweed extracts can be used to improve the skin moisture retention properties of cosmetic products.

Improve the quality of food products

The addition of seaweeds extracts to some food products helps in eliminating or reducing the needs of artificial chemical preservatives. The bioactive compounds found in seaweeds are often referred to as functional ingredients due to their many beneficial health properties and prospective uses from food processing to and formulation of meat products. Due to the thickening properties of some polysaccharides found in seaweeds, they are used to thicken commercial foods such as sweets, sauces, and condiments. Other seaweed polysaccharides are used in the food industry to modify the texture of foods due to their gelling properties. 

Seaweed extracts used as food additives

Seaweeds have for years been used in Asian countries as additives in salads and soups. The extracts from seaweeds have been used in Japan to prepare and preserve fish and meat. Powdered seaweed can be used to improve the human digestion of beans and as a flavour-enhancer since it is a natural source of glutamic acid. Other water-soluble polysaccharides from seaweeds have been used to stabilize some food products such as ice cream where they help the ice cream maintain a smooth texture by inhibiting the formation of large ice crystals. 

Improving the shelf-life of Food

Seaweeds contains natural antioxidants that have been found to inhibit the lipid oxidation of fatty acids, which is a major problem in quality preservation of foods and can otherwise cause unpleasant smells in food products. In conducted studies, seaweeds have been identified to improve the shelf-life of bread by two days. Seaweed extracts have replaced chemical preservatives in the preservation of tilapia fish with no change of odour or taste of the tilapia. More importantly, the fish remained preserved with the same quality standard used for the chemical preservatives.

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We make no medical claims. But we all understand seaweed is healthy. What you may not know is that peer reviewed scientific papers have shown in countless studies on humans, animals and in test tubes that seaweed is healthy. Biosea Health provides Pacific Seamoss© as a simple way to consume food. Simply good healthy food.