Sea Supplements

Following on from our blog about the sea and it’s benefits. We want to go into more detail about the supplements you can find from the sea. There are many different plants to be found under the sea, however it’s important to know what you’re getting and what it’s actually doing for you.

Kelp – First up is Sea Kelp. Sea Kelp is a vegetable that’s been eaten world wide for many many years, however it also has many health benefits. With research to show that taking kelp as a supplement can help with lower the chance of getting ovarian and breast cancer, protects against radiation poisoning, assist in weight management due to it’s metabolism boosting properties, helps in thyroid gland regulation due to it’s high levels of iodine and much more.

Green Lipped Mussel Oil – Green Lipped Mussels are a type of shellfish only found off the coast of New Zealand, they are green in appearance around the outer shell, given them what appears to be green lips. They were originally discovered as a supplement when a study on the Maori’s, and it was observed that the elderly, 70+, population, could still move about freely, mountain climbing and still showing no signs of arthritis. Due to their mineral salt structure being incredibly similar to that found in the human body, they have been know to help with a multitude of ailments, from aches and pains, to arthritis, immunity, fertility and a lot more.

Fish Oils – These are probably the most common sea supplement, and there’s a good chance you’ll have taken some form of these in your lifetime. Really the main thing we look for in fish oil is omega – 3. Because of fish oils high DHA, and EPA content, it has been shown to help with weight management, heart health, improving immunity, anti-inflammatory in the joints and much more.

If you’d like to know anymore about the sea supplements we’ve discussed above, please feel free to come in store and have a chat with us.