There have been health concerns with the food additive called “carrageenan gum” which is derived from Irish moss and other types of red seaweeds. This additive is found in many commercially, highly processed foods. Carrageenan extract is an emulsifier, thickener & stabiliser that has been used in the commercial food industry for decades in foods […]
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Agar & Irish Moss are mostly used to replace egg whites in baking recipes or custards-like mousses. Using AGAR: Ingredients: for each egg white, use 1 tsp agar powder and dissolve it in 1 tbsp water Method: Using a whisk, whip the mixture well to help dissolve (keeping the mixture warm would help dissolving) then […]
While medical researchers have made advances in cancer prevention and treatment, they continue to look for new cancer drugs. Research has shown that seaweed, in particular brown seaweeds, have compounds that may have preventative and curative effect on cancers and promote antitumor activity. Many possible mechanisms have been proposed to explain that promising effect and most include the stimulation of the immune system, supports of normal cellular health, supports of blood circulation to native body cells and positive effects on the regeneration of healthy tissue.