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Organic Kelp & Bladderwrack: Wholefood Iodine

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Wild harvested, organic seaweed complex consisting of Kelp (Ascophyllum nodosum) and Bladderwrack (Fucus vesiculosus). These both grow abundantly on the world’s coastlines and have been considered sacred staple foods throughout the ages dating back almost 12,500 years. Our seaweed is certified organic and wild harvested in the pristine region of the Outer Hebrides. It contains an abundance of trace elements which are concentrated into a potent nutritional powerhouse that is easily assimilated by the body.
✔  120 capsules per jar
✔  Each capsule contains 450mg of product, providing 346ug (mcg) of iodine
✔  Zero additives, binders or flow agents
✔  Tested for ocean contaminants
✔  Non-irradiated
✔  Wild harvested from the Outer Hebrides
✔  Non-GMO
✔  Made with renewable energy in the UK
✔  100% natural, certified organic
✔  Vegetable cellulose capsule

Ingredients

Organic Kelp*, Organic Bladderwrack* & Capsule shell: Vegetable Cellulose (*Denotes organic ingredient) - nothing else!

Suitable for vegetarians & vegans.

Iodine

Iodine is a trace elemement that is particularly high sea organisms such as seaweed. It is found in each of your cells in your body but is a relatively rare earth element. It plays a critical role in the regulation of your metabolic rate via thyroid hormones. More specific functions include.

  • Thyroid hormone synthesis such as T3 and T4
  • Helps prevent lipid peroxidation
  • Nervous system function
  • Supports skin and breast health
  • Facilitates conversion of carotene to vitamin A
  • Essential for normal growth and neurological development

Other nutrients

Not only do kelp and bladderwrack provide iodine but also a wide variety of other minerals, trace elements, soluble fibre and vitamins, including:

  • Calcium
  • Magnesium
  • Vitamin K1
  • Folate
  • Potassium
  • Pantothenic acid (B5)
  • Zinc
  • Phosphorous

FAQ

'What is the capsule size?'

The capsule size is 0. Capsules sizes are named by numerical values, numbered: 000, 00, 0, 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 from biggest to smallest.

'What is the maximum number of capsules I should take in one go?'

We recommend taking no more than 1 capsule in one serving or as professionally directed.

'Can I take the powder out of the capsule?'

Absolutely, feel free to mix into meals or smoothies.

'Can I take seaweed on an empty stomach?'

You can take seaweed with or away from food depending on what feels best for you. We recommend taking it with food for optimal digestion.

'What happens if I take too much?'

High doses of seaweed may increase your metabolic rate due to the iodine content. If you have a thyroid condition, please consult your healthcare provider before taking.

Safety information

If you are pregnant, nursing, taking any medications or have any medical condition, we always advise you consult your doctor or healthcare professional before use.

Research

Seaweed and human health

Iodine intake in human nutrition: a systematic literature review

Nutritional and digestive health benefits of seaweed

Seaweed intake and risk of cardiovascular disease: the Japan Public Health Center-based Prospective (JPHC) Study

Tags: Energy, Skin, Thyroid

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I’ve tried a few different seaweed blends but this one is by far the best quality. You can tell from the fresh smell! Just like the sea. I quite like to empty out the capsule into my cooking if I’m eating seafood, I probably take a few capsules a week when I remember.