Colorful Sea Vegetables for Nutritious and Healthy Eating | Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

What’s the nutritional difference between red, green, and brown seaweeds?

Nutrition & Health
How does color in seaweed translate to health and nutrition? Why do seaweeds have different colors?
Irish moss vs. sea moss vs. Irish sea moss; Are they the same thing? | Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

Irish moss vs. sea moss vs. Irish sea moss; Are they the same thing?

Nutrition & Health
In this post we take a tour through the Irish moss landscape to highlight some of the important differences and similarities between the various seaweeds called irish moss and sea moss
Is Seaweed Good for the Brain? | Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

Is seaweed good for the brain?

Nutrition & Health

Besides being good for the body sea vegetables are also good for the brain! 

 

This Old Kelp… How Old is Too Old? | Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

This old kelp… how old is too old? Can seaweed expire?

Nutrition & Health
When considering shelf life, it’s important to know that dried seaweed is non-perishable if it’s properly dried and then stored in an airtight container away from heat or sunlight.
There’s Carrageenan in My Seaweed! | Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

There’s carrageenan in my seaweed! Is this a bad thing?

Nutrition & Health
Lots of folks eat seaweed daily without knowing it, or at least a form of it.  This is because carrageenan extracted from seaweed is an ingredient in so many processed foods.
Bromine, bromide, bromate; does it matter if it’s in seaweed? | Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

Bromine, bromide, bromate; does it matter if it’s in seaweed?

Seaweed elements
Customers sometimes ask about the bromine (or bromide) found in seaweed. Maybe they know that since bromine is the seventh most abundant mineral in...
A sea of plastic… but is plastic on my seaweed? | Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

A sea of plastic: Is plastic on my seaweed?

Seaweed and Pollution
Is there a danger that sea vegetables contain or are coated by microplastics?  Does Maine Coast Sea Vegetables test for this type of contamination? How many microplastics are in the Gulf of Maine, anyways? 
Where's The Dulse? | Maine Coast Sea Vegetables

Where's the dulse!? An explanation of seaweed shortages and order limits

Resource Management
Dulse (Palmaria palmata) has been prized by Maine Coast Sea Vegetable customers since we first offered it in the early 1980’s. Although some say dulse is an acquired taste, once acquired it’s with enthusiasm!