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Kelp Capsules

£16.95 Payment group name bath ireland

Certified Organic by the Irish Organic Farmers and Growers Association.

Kelp capsules  seaweed is a completely natural, organic product and a source of over 70 vitamins and minerals (nothing added). We treat our seaweed in an entirely natural way, hand harvested, hand dried and chopped. No chemicals or any other substance is used in production. No microwave, or any harmful process is undertake.

“Like all sea vegetables, kelp capsules  provides minerals found in sea water, especially iodine and trace minerals that may be leaking in our depleted soils. For Westerners unaccustomed to including seaweed in the diet, a small daily supplement of kelp, in tablet or powdered form is a good idea, but don’t overdo -excess iodine may also cause thyroid problems.” Sally Fallon and Mary G Enig PhD ; Nourishing Traditions Cookbook.

Health and nutrition claims from the EU commission.
  • Iodine contributes to normal cognitive function.
  • Iodine contributes to normal energy-yielding metabolism.
  • Iodine contributes to normal functioning of the nervous system.
  • Iodine contributes to the maintenance of normal skin.
  • Iodine contributes to the normal production of thyroid hormones and normal thyroid function

    Please see the link from the BBC talking about the health benefits of seaweed.

    http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26043954

    Why we should all eat seaweed.

    Please watch video on  Ben Fuchs, a nutritional pharmacist from Boulder CO  specializing in using nutritional supplements.

    https://youtu.be/dybKjaEx6wY

    Because of soil depletion from unsustainable farming practices, most whole foods are lacking in sufficient mineral levels necessary for human health.

    GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES ON SAFE IODINE IN TAKE

    The World Health Organisation considers 1100 mcg iodine per day to be the safe upper limit.

    The US Institute of Medicine has set 1100 mcg iodine per day as a safe upper limit.

    The UK Department of Health recommends that a daily intake of 1000 mcg iodine should not be exceeded.

    However, there is a lot of controversy over these fairly arbitrary figures, and an amount of iodine by a person’s weight has also been proposed. The allowance for a person who weighs 80 kg would be 2400 micrograms per day (mcg/day) – nearly 4 grams of Ascophyllum

 

 

 

Description

Kelp capsules is a natural source of Iodine which supports healthy thyroid function and is good for general health and skin condition. Emerald Isle Seaweed Organic Kelp Tablet (500mg) 90 capsules. Total of 45 grams of pure 100% kelp Laminaria and Fucus Vesiculosus in 90 capsules. Total iodine content of 735mcg in each capsule. Serving Size 1 tablet (HPMC capsule) Suitable for vegetarians.

         Use  as a dietary supplement for adults.

    • Take one Kelp tablet daily, preferably with food, or as advised by a doctor or qualified nutritionist.

    • If you are pregnant, nursing, have any thyroid disorders, are taking any medication or have a medical condition, please consult your doctor before taking any dietary supplement.

    • Keep out of reach of children.

    • Do not take kelp capsules if you are allergic to iodine or seaweeds.

    • These statements are not intended as medical advice.

    • This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, or prevent any disease.

    • Store in closed package.

    • Use  as a dietary supplement for adults.

     

    Nutritional Values for 100g of Kelp.
    Energy values, KCal/KJ per 100g, 166/686 .  Protein 13.7 .  Fatg/100g, 0.2  . Saturated Fat g/100g 0.2  . Mono-unsaturated Fat 0.1.  Poly-unsaturated fat < 0.1  . Available carbohydrate, g/100g 8.7 . Total Sugars g/100g 3.6 Dietary Fibre AOAC, g/100g 36.8  . Sodium, mg/100g 4899  . Moisture g/100g 11.6  . Ash g/100g 28.9
    Our seaweed has undergone a full range of thorough tests which include testing for chemicals, pesticides, water content, and nutrition,

    All Kelp seaweed tests have been done in laboratory conditions which are UKAS accredited.  A HACCP control system is in place.

     Questions:

    Answer:
    Hi,
    The difference is the Kelp has a high iodine content and the Triple has a low iodine content.
    The triple has Three seaweeds Bladder wrack, Sea Spaghetti , Dulse (high in iron and calcium) or Sea lettuce.
    The Kelp has two seaweeds Kelp Digitata and Bladder wrack.
    RDA one capsule per day
    Please see emerald isle seaweed web site for the Nutritional Values.
    Hope this helps
    Kind regards
    Trevor 
    Answer:
    Hi Zehra, the capsules are 100% laminaria & fucus vesiculosus (kelp). The capsules are 100% pmc
    Hydroxypropl methcellulose. Hope this helps x Patricia
    By Patricia D. on 27 March 2016

    Dear Zehra,
    No other ingredients have been added to this product.
    The capsule contains 100% Kelp seaweed harvested from the North Irish Atlantic Coast.
    The capsule is made from hpmc hydroxypropyl methylcellulose.
    Hope this helps.
    Kind regards
    Trevor
  • Why we should all eat seaweed.

     

    http://nutritionfacts.org/video/which-seaweed-is-most-protective-against-breast-cancer/

  • Please watch video on  Ben Fuchs, a nutritional pharmacist from Boulder CO  specializing in using nutritional supplements. https://youtu.be/dybKjaEx6wY Because of soil depletion from unsustainable farming practices, most whole foods are lacking in sufficient mineral levels necessary for human health.Please see the link from the BBC talking about the health benefits of seaweed.http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-26043954GOVERNMENT GUIDELINES ON SAFE IODINE IN TAKE.
    • The World Health Organisation considers 1100 mcg iodine per day to be the safe upper limit.
    • The US Institute of Medicine has set 1100 mcg iodine per day as a safe upper limit.
    • The UK Department of Health recommends that a daily intake of 1000 mcg iodine should not be exceeded.

    However, there is a lot of controversy over these fairly arbitrary figures, and an amount of iodine by a person’s weight has also been proposed. The allowance for a person who weighs 80 kg would be 2400 micrograms per day (mcg/day) – nearly 4 grams of Ascophyllum.

Research on Bladder Wrack (fucus vesiculosus) 2008

The consumption of seaweeds has increased in recent years. However, their adverse and beneficial effects have scarcely been studied. Two extracts from the brown seaweed Fucus vesiculosus containing 28.8% polyphenols or 18% polyphenols plus 0.0012% fucoxanthin have been obtained and studied to determine their toxicity in mice and rats and also their antioxidant activity. Both extracts were shown to lack any relevant toxic effects in an acute toxicity test following a 4 week daily treatment in rats. The extracts exhibited antioxidant activity in noncellular systems and in activated RAW 264.7 macrophages, as well as in ex vivo assays in plasma and erythrocytes, after the 4 week treatment in rats. Our ex vivo results indicated that compounds from extract 2 may be more easily absorbed and that the antioxidants in their parent or metabolized form are more active. These findings support the view that the daily consumption of F. vesiculosus extract 2 (Healsea) would have potential benefits to humans.
by
J. Agric. Food Chem., 2008, 56 (17), pp 7773–7780
DOI: 10.1021/jf8007053
Publication Date (Web): August 07, 2008
Copyright © 2008 American Chemical Society

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on 24 February 2017
Extremely impressed with the high level of customer service provided by this seller/ family run business. The product itself was packaged very well, with 2 notes enclosed and signed and dated by the seller which I felt was a nice touch and added some personalisation to the sale. It was sent by first class post so arrived really quickly. The product itself is also of high class and is evident that it is 100% natural and definitely worth every penny! I have felt the benefits of the product quite soon, obviously with anything it sometimes requires a bit of time and bear in mind everyone’s body is different and whilst some can see benefits quicker, some can take a bit longer. This was the case for both my mother and I as we are both using these tablets. Would highly recommend product and seller. Product and service both are of very high quality and impressed with both! Will be back for more! Thank you.
5.0 out of 5 stars Pure Kelp, 22 Oct. 2016
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This review is from: Kelp seaweed tablets 500 mg 90 Capsules Certified Organic Harvested in North Atlantic Coast of Ireland (Personal Care)
I’m 40 years old. Years ago in my early 20s I had a partial thyroidectomy due to hyperthyroidism. I haven’t had to take medication for it after that surgery. I’ve also suffered from iron deficiency anaemia for many years. This last year I’ve been experiencing autoimmune disorder symptoms (e.g. painful geographic tongue thing identified by my dentist) and other symptoms pointing towards a thyroid issue and I also don’t eat many foods which contain iodine such as dairy products and fish. I have also been struggling with severe acne, dry hair and skin so it does seem as if this is exactly what I need. I am due to return to the endocrinologist in about a month and a half so I want to try the natural route first to see if a lack of iodine is a, or the, cause. For the last month I had been taking kelp tablets by another major health shop brand and have noticed that my hair has been feeling much better (e.g. feeling thicker and feeling consistently softer) and my acne has been calming down so no new nasty spots. Skin feels less flaky also and I noticed my nails look healthier and stronger as they are growing in…. now on to these capsules. I stopped taking the other tablets a few days ago after reading about the fillers used to bind tablets together so I stopped taking them and searched for a more natural solution. I like the fact these capsules are pure organic kelp. The dosage is suitable as I’ve read the max one should take daily is 1000 mcg iodine, I believe. These capsules provide 737 mcg so I don’t have to fiddle about with loose bags of kelp powder. I am unable to swallow tablets so I either have to chew them or open them. I can easily open these. I just tap the top of the short bit of the capsule to make sure all the kelp is in the long side. Carefully open it and pour the contents in my mouth with some juice. I give these 5 stars. The delivery was way ahead of schedule. It’s organic. Easy to take and will hopefully make a great improvement in my health condition the longer I take them.
on 1 July 2016
Excellent quality kelp, beautifully packaged and promptly delivered. Having had a quadruple heart bypass I monitor and record my blood pressure regularly. After taking the kelp capsules for two weeks, both my blood pressure levels dropped by 10% and remained there.My energy levels and alertness have also increased. Also my retention of fluid, due to heart tablets, has gone completely. No more swollen ankles. I have also stopped taking Lansoprazole tablets for severe heart burn. No more heartburn either. AMAZING genuine product. Many thanks.
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