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Everything’s Coming Up Algae

Certain kinds of algae are already commonplace in our diets. For example, your sushi rolls and musubi are wrapped in seaweed (a marine algae), the food additive carrageenan is derived from seaweed, and algae-derived Omega-3s are used in supplements for those who shun fish oil.

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Dr. Sears Comments:

Dr. Barry Sears

Algae has great distance to go in taste before it makes any impact on the American diet.  Furthermore without constant exposure to algae, the gut will not have the bacterial diversity to breakdown its carbohydrate polymers into metabolites that can enter the blood to have their full benefits.

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