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Seaweed Sleepwear helps protect Skin

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Just had to share the new seaweed sleepwear from Leticia Credidio her new seaweed sleepwear and how it protects  the skin.

Leticia Credidio is an Italian-Japanese Brazilian born designer based in East London and Milan. Leticia worked at the intersection of design and social change for more than 12 years, and after experiencing the detrimental health impacts of overwork and a lack of sleep, she decided to put her creative energy into establishing conscious sleepwear.

Sustainability Starts From Within

Having worked with many great NGOs and environmental projects, Leticia realised that sustainability starts from within. She made the decision to create a sustainable sleepwear brand that has its core mission to unleash the power of sleep as it’s the essential ingredient for a life better-lived.

Together with her production team every decision they make, from the materials they use to where they produce the garments, pushes the boundaries of care and consideration. All products are organic and certified by the Global Organic Textile Standard (GOTS).

This summer Leticia Credidio launched the Ocean collection. Not only perfect for lounging and very long breakfasts, it is also a homage to our beloved oceans and coral reefs. This limited-edition collection is created of sustainable and certified seaweed fabrics that are made and weaved in Germany (SeacellTM/OEKO-TEX–TEX Micromodal). A process not taken lightly, yet Leticia persisted on using this environmentally friendly material, that is good for your skin as well.

Protecting the Skin with Seaweed

The unique properties of seaweed helps to protect our skin against the harmful environmental influences, which we are exposed to in our daily lives. The fabric releases a soft hydration on skin. So you can sleep and lounge beautifully, and wake boldly. Congratulations Leticia on such beautiful inovation and design. 

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Seaweed Shaker Gift Bag The Ideal Foodie Christmas Gift

Ideal Christmas gift for vegan friends, girlfriends, boyfriends and family buy Ebb Tides Seaweed Shaker Gift Bag

Seaweed Shaker Gift Bag

The ideal  foodie Christmas Gift our 3 award wining shakers in a cosy jute bag. Simply shake the goodness  and flavour of seaweeds onto meals or include in recipies. Not sure what to get a foodie a vegan friend or relative for Christmas? This super seaweed gift bag from Ebb Tides Seaweeds is just ideal…

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Oishii Tide a Super Food Seaweed Snack..

Ebb Tides Oishii Tide - Sachets containing dried seaweed and botanicals of mint and basil. Snack, infuse, sprinkle to release the goodness.

Sprinkle, Infuse, Drink

Sprinkle, Infuse, Drink. Feed your mind body and soul with, dulse, laver, seaweed, basil and spearmint flakes, roasted white and black sesame seeds in biogradable sachets, gives you a refreshing, calming and highly nutritious experience. Sprinkle onto your rice, salads, couscous, fish, cereals, smoothies ideal as a snack on its own and much more. Infuse and create wholesome umami style miso, dashi type stocks, soups just add noodles, tofu, potatoes mushrooms and more. Give casseroles and stews the WOW factor.  Drink as a tea simply brew in a teapot creating a delicious refreshing and calming tea…….

Feed Your Body and Soul

Feed your body and soul with a Oishii Tide big on flavour,refreshing,calming seaweed,basil and spearmint sachets. Needing something quick shouldn’t mean compromising on nutrition or taste.Spearmint, Basil, Dulse plus Laver seaweeds create a cool calming flavour and healthiness to your food. Tide makes a super food snack, sprinkle, stock or relaxing tea.Creating a falvour and nutrient boost for your smoothies and soups. 

 

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3 super ways to use our seaweed sprinkles…..

Ebb Tides Oishii Sun - dried seaweed with Lemon Pepper and Orange Peel botanicals in easy to use sachets

Sprinkle Infuse Drink 

 Sprinkle, Infuse, Drink. Feed your mind body and soul with, sea lettuce flakes, lemon pepper, orange peel and roasted white and black sesame seeds in biogradable sachets, gives you a zingy fresh delicious and highly nutritious experience. Sprinkle onto your rice, salads, couscous, fish, cereals, smoothies ideal as a snack on its own and much more. Infuse and create wholesome umami  miso, dashi type stocks soups just add noodles tofu, potatoes mushrooms and more. Give casseroles and stews the WOW factor.  Drink as a tea simply brew in teapot creating a delicious refreshing tea…….

Multiuse Seaweed Sachets

Ebb Tides new and exciting Oishii Sun sachets gives you options ideal to sprinkle on fish, salads,couscous rice and much more…You can also use Oishii seaweed sachets as a stock adding noodles or use as a warming soup or even in your teapot creating delicious nutritious teas. Our Oishii Sun really dose give you 3 super ways to use our seaweed sprinkles……

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How to Cure a Hangover

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Cure your hangover with Kelp

Abstaining from alcohol for the month of January is becoming increasingly common.It’s now known that seaweeds are great for a body detox but did you know seaweeds are brilliant for liver detoxification.
Seaweeds contain sodium alginate which absorbs toxins from the digestive tract.

Kelp is a type of seaweed that is particularly rich in algin and green seaweed is rich in chlorophyll, a green pigment containing special fibres that bind to and remove toxins from the body.So don’t just rest your liver detox it with seaweed.

So if you are back on the sauce in February and feeling hungover, try a little seaweed and find out how to cure a hangover.

 

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5 Ways Seaweeds Can Benefit Your Health in 2020

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Benefits of Eating Seaweeds

 

I have put together some of the health benefits of eating  seaweeds for the New Year health regimes.  I’ve called this article 5 Ways Seaweeds Can Benefit Your Health in 2020.

Adding seaweeds to your diet gives taste and texture to your food and benefits your health. They have been described as the most nutritious forms of vegetation on the planet.

It’s probably fair to say that for lots of people reading this, seaweed isn’t a regular staple of their diet. While it’s consumed around the world in many coastal cities and particularly in Asian cuisine, most people wouldn’t ordinarily come across seaweed in food except when it’s used to wrap up sushi rolls or flavour rice crackers.

But we should change this, according to a team of Danish researchers who advocate that people should be eating seaweed daily to make their meals healthier – and to help reduce the impact of obesity and the conditions that stem from it.

“Certain substances in seaweed may be important for reducing cardiovascular diseases,” says Ole G. Mouritsen, a biophysics researcher at the University of Southern Denmark. “We think this knowledge should be available for society and also be put to use.”

A study published in Phycologia Mouritsen and his colleagues say incorporating seaweed into our diets shouldn’t just be left to the consumer, suggesting that the food industry has a big role to play in making seaweed a common ingredient in the foodstuffs we buy and consume every day from businesses such as Ebb Tides Seaweeds.

All manner of processed foods could incorporate small amounts of seaweed as an alternative ingredient or flavouring, the researchers suggest, including frozen pizzas, hot dogs, dried pasta, and even fast food.

In the new paper the researchers examine the dietary profile of 35 different species of seaweed, many of which confer a variety of health benefits. Seaweed is high in a number of healthy nutrients including essential amino acids, antioxidants, minerals, trace elements, dietary fibre and polyunsaturated fatty acids.

Seaweeds are also Good for Flavouring 

It’s also good for flavouring, with its potassium salt content not leading to high blood pressure like sodium salts, plus it delivers umami, generally considered the fifth of the  basic human tastes, which promotes satiety and can help regulate food intake.

Five to 10 grams of dried seaweed per day is a good estimate.

Not that you should need to seek this out or sprinkle it on your breakfast cereal (although you can if you wish). Mouritsen and his team say we could easily hit this daily amount if seaweed were absorbed into other foods we consume, such as replacing 5 percent of the flour in pizza dough with dried and granulated seaweed. It can also be used in bread dough, where, if it’s kept to 5 percent, it won’t affect the dough’s ability to rise.

Don’t Eat Seaweed of the Beach

  Research  advise people to never eat any seaweed that washes up on the shore. But for the right variants, when procured safely, a small amount daily could be a flavoursome boost to a healthy diet.By adding seaweed to processed foods, we can make food healthier. In many cases we also get tastier food, and it may also help reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.”

5 Ways Seaweeds Can Benifit Your Health in 2020 

 

 1) Weight Control

 

Brown seaweeds contain Alginate that reduces fat   digestion by the body by 30%

 

Iodine in seaweeds helps maintain a healthy metabolism and burn calories.

 

Seaweeds rehydrate the stomach making you feel full and less likely to snack.

 

 

2 ) Dry January

 

Abstaining from alcohol for the month of January is becoming increasingly common.It’s now known that seaweeds are great for a body detox but did you know seaweeds are brilliant for liver detoxification.
Seaweeds contain sodium alginate which absorbs toxins 
from the digestive tract. Kelp is a type of seaweed that is particularly rich in algin and green seaweed is rich in chlorophyll, a green pigment containing special fibres that bind to and remove toxins from the body.So don’t just rest your liver detox it with seaweed.

 

3) Keeping Warm

 

Guess what your thyroid controls in your body? Your temperature. The combination of poor circulation and a thyroid that is down can cause the feet and hands to be cold. So what can you do about this? How can you improve your circulation and thyroid health in order to have warm feet and hands again?Beyond the external things though you want to get more iodine in your diet to feed the health of your thyroid. Iodine can be found in Kelp and Dulse  seaweed. Be sure to include these in your diet, add them to your salads, soups, raw food recipes etc. So during this cold snap make sure you get your iodine fix.

 4) Detox

 

Did you know Seaweed Detoxifies From The Inside Out

Seaweed removes fats and toxins from the body and helps protect the liver from toxic damage. The sodium alginate in seaweed, especially kelp, absorbs toxins from the digestive tract. A Canadian study from McGill University found that seaweed soaks up cadmium and lead from inside the body, which can accumulate from cigarette smoke and industrial and transportation waste in the environment. Green seaweed is also a potent detoxifier because of the presence of chlorophyll in it, which contains special fibers that bind and remove unwanted toxins.

 

 5) Low Salt

Use seaweed as a seasoning and salt replacement.

 

 

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Seaweed Triple Tipple

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Seaweed Triple Tipple

Experience some unique flavours from our beautiful seaside town of Sidmouth

Ebb Tides have partnered with the Sidmouth Distillery to produce three superb drinks that are lovingly made.  Seashore Gin  sugar kelp with local honey and lavender. Gold award wining Sea Tuffle PepperDulse paired with saffron a truely crafted and sensational gin.

Sea Breeze distilled  from only three botanicals light and crisp with hints of citrus and Sea Lettuce this is one for vodka connoisseurs.

Unique and Exciting Drinks

These three seaweed beautys from the Sidmouth Distillery are totally unique and  exciting produced with care and passion.Useing local seaweeds and botanicals these drinks reflect Devon both on land and sea unique and exciting drinks for the diserning who like a seaweed triple tipple…..

 

 

 

 

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Seaweed Gins and Vodak

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Ebb Tides at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum 6th Dec

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We are exhibiting at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum Exeter RAM

Dartmoor-based photographer Susan Derges’ will be talking with our Contemporary Art Curator, Lara Goodband, about her recent rock pool series which features in our new Sea Garden Exhibition and Bryony Gillard will be discussing her work ‘Unctuous between fingers’, commissioned by RAMM, which explores our seaweed collection and its connections with contemporary ideas and conversations.

If you’re feeling creative on the evening, join artist Rachael Allain and see how she creates beautifully detailed images of local seaweeds using the historic camera-less contact process called cyanotype. Create your own blueprint artwork out of tiny off cuts from her prints to take home with you.

Try a little seaweed

And finally why not try a little seaweed? Keep your eyes out for our Sushi server during the evening. Shimizu Sushi, based on Well Street in Exeter, will be providing some tasty treats. Tony Coulson from Ebbtides will be offering the chance to try seaweed tasters and seasonal treats and hear about how they harvest local seaweeds around the coast of Devon from local tides.

Don’t forget you can also sit back and relax with friends over a drink or a bite to eat.

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We are exhibiting at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum Exeter RAM Dartmoor-based photographer Susan Derges' will be talking with our Contemporary Art Curato

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Dorchester Xmas Vegan Market

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Dorchester Vegan Market is back this Christmas! – With FREE ENTRY everyone can come and enjoy this superb event with 100% vegan products including Ebb Tides Seaweeds products. The market has  been nominated this autumn for Best Vegan Market in the Vegfest UK Awards!

There will be a large dining area and 40+ stalls from local businesses offering delicious hot and cold food, tea, coffee and yummy cakes, mince pies, health and beauty care, ethical clothing, eco-friendly products, jewellery, information & advice and so much more including our seaweed gins, vodka and rums…try a sample or two on Sunday.

And for the children in a separate room upstairs there will be a Bouncy Castle and Elf’s Lucky Dip Grotto along with Eco Xmas Party Bags.

So whether you’re vegan or just curious about the fastest growing phenomenon of our time, everyone is welcome to join us on Sunday 8th December 2019.

From 10.00am to 3pm over TWO FLOORS of the Corn Exchange, Dorchester, Dorset DT1 1HF. Both floors are fully accessible. Make it a date in your diary!

There are a number of public car parks within a few minutes walk from the venue. The closest car parking is just 3 minutes away on foot at Acland Road DT1 1EE. ALL MAJOR CAR PARKS IN DORCHESTER ARE FREE ON A SUNDAY.

Dorchester Xmas Vegan Market
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Dorchester Xmas Vegan Market

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